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Kent Lake Reservoir, Marin County, CA

2021-09-10T19:26:44+00:00September 10th, 2021|Projects|

AUS divers inspected, repaired, and replaced a submerged aerator system on Kent Lake Reservoir. This included the instillation of a new inlet and vent lines on the submerged aerator system while also replacing mooring lines. AUS had a total of 600ft of custom pipe made for this project. The dive depth for this project was

Sammamish Bridge Project, Kenmore, WA

2021-09-10T18:45:26+00:00September 10th, 2021|Projects|

On the Sammamish Bridge Project, AUS divers dredged, cut timber support piles, and rigged the bridge footings for removal on four different bridge piers. The purpose of footings is to support the foundation, prevent settling, and is crucial to providing the proper support for the structure. AUS divers dug under the 58-ton concrete footings in order

Wells Dam Draft Tube Cable Replacement

2021-04-27T20:27:21+00:00April 27th, 2021|Projects|

Wells Dam, Douglas County PUD – Draft Tube Cable Replacement AUS was contracted to replace the Draft Tube Gate Cables in Unit 3. This work entails the entire dive crew and the PUD Maintenance Crew working under pressure in the Draft Tube Gallery. The gate connection is underwater and the gate hoists are

Cabinet Gorge Dam Fish Passage Project

2021-04-27T20:18:30+00:00April 27th, 2021|Projects|

Cabinet Gorge Dam, AVISTA Utilities – Fish Passage Project AUS was contracted to provide the underwater support to construct a dewatering structure so that the fish passage facility could be built in the dry. Divers performed the following tasks during the project: Drill and install anchor bolts to secure

Thompson Falls Dam Spillway Gate Rebuild

2021-04-27T20:00:03+00:00April 27th, 2021|Projects|

Thompson Falls Dam, Northwestern Energy – Spillway Gate Rebuild AUS was contracted to install and seal stoplogs to dewater the spillway gate. This allowed for maintenance, repairs, and painting to be performed on the gate in the dry. AUS removed the dewatering structure after the gate work was completed.

AUS Attends CEATI Hydropower Conference in Palm Springs, CA

2020-03-07T03:43:14+00:00March 7th, 2020|News|

From CEATI: As we look to the future of the hydropower industry, hydro utilities and dam owners are searching for new and innovative ways to inspect, maintain, operate, and manage their systems. New technologies and tools are constantly under development in the areas of hydrology, operations and planning, inspecting and maintaining powerhouse equipment, and surveillance

Wrangell Ferry Terminal Improvements

2020-03-07T03:01:51+00:00March 7th, 2020|Projects|

August 2013 Associated Underwater Services was subcontracted by Pacific Pile and Marine to perform underwater maintenance on the Wrangell Ferry Terminal in Wrangell, Alaska. This consisted of two phases, the first phase was an ROV inspection to identify problem areas at the terminal. The second phase was to address the areas exhibiting the most wear.

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