AUS Mobilizes Emergency Response Team for The Dalles Marina Fire, Oregon

2022-08-16T23:21:48+00:00August 16th, 2022|News, Projects|

       AUS responds to an emergency call at the Dalles Marina as a fire raged through, burning house boats and docks. AUS mobilized an emergency response team to mitigate environmental damage from the fire and monitor docks for spot fires. AUS subsequently salvaged and disposed of burned docks. AUS deployed environmental protection booms

Diving Services on Icicle River

2022-08-16T22:11:09+00:00August 16th, 2022|News, Projects|

AUS provided diving services on the Icicle River near Leavenworth, Washington. AUS’ efforts are part of the Ecology’s Office of Columbia River and Chelan County aimed at water conservation. These efforts include improvements of water conservation, groundwater augmentation, fish passage, habitat improvements and Tribal Fishery Enhancements. AUS assisted with the Supersack installation, pump installation, and

Mixed Gas Diving at Hungry Horse Dam

2022-06-03T20:14:52+00:00June 3rd, 2022|News, Projects|

AUS Diving was contracted to retrieve three pressure relief panels that had fallen from the Hungry Horse Dams withdrawal system. The Hungry Horse Field Office of the Bureau of Reclamation, is a key project in the Department of the Interior`s long-range program for multiple purpose development of the water resources of the vast Columbia River

AUS works to save the Madison River

2021-12-06T13:21:34+00:00December 6th, 2021|News, Projects|

Just before midnight Wednesday a replacement part was installed on a broken spillway gate on the Hebgen Lake Dam and flows to the Madison River downstream were quickly boosted. NorthWestern Energy announced the successful repair on its social media. The U.S. Geological Survey hydrograph showed the water rising as steeply as it had dropped two

AUS assists DNR with Derelict Vessels

2021-09-01T13:11:07+00:00September 1st, 2021|Articles, News, Projects|

Abandoned boat removal near Port Hadlock aims to mitigate environmental hazards Some 100 yards from shore on Tuesday crews began removing vessels submerged long ago. DNR focuses effort to remove derelict vessels in Jefferson County PORT HADLOCK, Wash. — Divers contracted by the state’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR) spent Tuesday in the water near

AUS Divers Remove Bridge Piers in Washington

2021-08-24T13:08:58+00:00August 24th, 2021|Articles, News|

AUS Divers help remove 4 big piers from the Sammamish River By BENJAMIN MINNICK - Journal Construction Editor Photo from city of Kenmore [enlarge] The bridge’s foundation piers, made of timber and concrete, weighed about 65 tons apiece. Part of Ceccanti Inc.'s $30.3 million contract to replace the West Sammamish River Bridge in Kenmore includes removing

AUS Divers Inspect and Repair Tanks at Hanford Nuclear Power Plant

2021-04-23T22:50:34+00:00April 21st, 2021|Articles, News, Projects|

  Associated Underwater Services. Inc. (AUS) recently inspected and repaired two area 400 tanks at the Hanford Nuclear Power Facility. RICHLAND, Wash. – EM Richland Operations Office (RL) contractors Central Plateau Cleanup Company (CPCCo) and Hanford Mission Integration Solutions (HMIS) recently teamed up to dive into some

AUS Assists with City of Seattle Pier 58 Collapse

2021-01-13T21:04:42+00:00January 13th, 2021|News, Projects|

In a joint effort with Orion Marine, AUS divers were able to safely salvage James Fitzgerald's "Waterfront Fountain" from the rubble of the Pier 58 collapse. Pier 58 located in downtown Seattle; WA better known as Waterfront Park collapsed on Sunday September 13th, 2020. The fountains history alone made this salvage stand out from the

AUS Assists the Walla Walla District with Emergency Navigational Lock Repairs

2020-08-31T13:47:48+00:00August 31st, 2020|News|

Repairs on Snake River Dam slow wheat barges at peak of season By Anna King (Northwest News Network) Aug. 31, 2020 6 a.m. The Columbia River System, which includes the Snake River linking to Lewiston, Idaho, is a critical navigation system for shipping wheat downriver to Portland and export markets. Courtesy of Tidewater A lot

Essential Divers Adapt to Pandemic and Protests

2020-06-09T13:43:05+00:00June 9th, 2020|News|

Essential Divers Adapt to Pandemic and Protests BY PARKER COLLINS CARSON PUBLISHED 12:50 PM ET JUN. 08, 2020 UPDATED 1:50 PM ET JUN. 08, 2020 CARSON, Calif. – Construction is considered essential during this pandemic and diving is part of that. Yet like everything else, this work has been impacted by recent protests and the COVID-19 pandemic. James

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