AUS Projects

Blue Ridge Dam Lake Tap Blue Ridge, Georgia

By Mark | Sep 13, 2009

Blue Ridge Dam Lake Tap Blue Ridge, Georgia | 2003 Tennessee Valley Water Authority This raw water bypass project consists of a hard rock tunnel mined to a Lake Tap positioned in the bottom of the reservoir. The unique design requires the excavation of the shaft and installation of the liner elbow cap and trashrack … Read more

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Lower Granite Dam RSW Removable Spillway Weir

By Mark | Sep 13, 2009

Lower Granite Dam RSW Removable Spillway Weir | 2000-2002 The RSW is a 1100 ton prototype fish bypass structure installed in spillbay 1 on the upstream side of the Dam. The RSW is hinged on the dam face and rotates to an up or down position using ballast tanks. The buoyancy tanks are operated by … Read more

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Brightwater Conveyance System

By Mark | Jul 1, 2009

2006 – 2010King County conceived Brightwater as a major improvement to the regional sewerage treatment system in response to rapid population growth in greater Seattle. Read Full Story

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Round Butte Dam

By Mark | Jul 1, 2009

2007-2009Round Butte Dam is located about 90 miles southeast of Portland, or on and adjacent to the Warm Springs Reservation. Portland General Electric determined that a selective water withdrawal and fish bypass structure was necessary to ensure the survival of Summer Steelhead and Spring Chinook Salmon Read Full Story

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Sunken Vessel Inspection Pago Pago Harbor, American Samoa CH2M Hill

By Mark | Jul 1, 2009

Sunken Vessel Inspection Pago Pago Harbor, American Samoa CH2M Hill | 2006 The USS Chehalis, a Patapsco class gasoline tanker, commissioned on December 5, 1944, caught fire and sank in 1949 with more than 400 gallons of petroleum cargo and thousands of rounds of artillery shells on board. The American Samoa Environmental Protection Agency is … Read more

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Elm Road Generating Station Wisconsin Electric Power Company

By Mark | Jul 1, 2009

Elm Road Generating Station Wisconsin Electric Power Company | 2005-2007 The Elm Road Generating Station is located on the shore of Lake Michigan in the city of Oak Creek, Wisconsin, approximately 12 miles south of the city of Milwaukee. The project involves the construction of two new coal-fired electric generating units and common facilities to … Read more

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BP Cherry Point Refinery Piling Inspection and Repair

By Mark | Jul 1, 2009

BP Cherry Point Refinery Piling Inspection and Repair | Annual Contract BP’s Cherry Point refinery has provided a significant portion of U.S. energy needs for more than 30 years. It is located along Pacific coastal waters in northwest Washington state and is the fourth largest refinery on the U.S. west coast. The refinery processes a … Read more

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Round Butte Dam, or Selective Water Withdrawal

By Mark | Jul 1, 2009

Round Butte Dam, or Selective Water Withdrawal | 2007-2009 Round Butte Dam is located about 90 miles southeast of Portland, OR on and adjacent to the Warm Springs Reservation. Portland General Electric determined that a selective water withdrawal and fish bypass structure was necessary to ensure the survival of Summer Steelhead and Spring Chinook Salmon … Read more

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Brightwater Conveyance System

By Mark | Jul 1, 2009

  Brightwater Conveyance System | 2006 – 2010 King County conceived Brightwater as a major improvement to the regional sewerage treatment system in response to rapid population growth in greater Seattle. The project also will bring important environmental benefits, such as controlling untreated overflows into Lake Washington and Puget Sound, and recycling sewage into irrigation … Read more

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