AUS was deployed for an emergency call out to survey concrete and debris inside the intake structure for the turbines at Diablo Dam. Utilizing an 8-man crew, AUS removed concrete debris from inside the intake tunnel, downstream from the trash racks, at depths of 120’ – 150’. AUS completed a hydrographic survey to inspect the
AUS dive crew salvaged two vessels on Lake Washington which sank after catching fire. The vessels salvaged were a two-story house boat and a power boat. AUS divers skillfully attached lift bags to the sunken vessels and raised the vessels from the bottom of the lake.
AUS was contracted by American Cruise Lines to remove a mooring line that had been wrapped up in the ship's propeller. An AUS diver successfully removed the line so the American Pride could resume its way to Clarkston, Washington. AUS crews regularly perform ship husbandry on cruise vessels in various ports throughout the U.S.
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
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
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
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
THE DALLES, OR (KPTV) - Multiple boathouses were destroyed by a fire that started at The Dalles Marina late Saturday night (July 3rd, 2021). Mid Columbia Fire & Rescue says the first call came in at about 11:59 p.m. Crews arrived to the marina, located at 101 North Basin Road, within seven minutes. In total,
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
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