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

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 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

Long Lake HED Plant Upgrade – Sonar Services

2020-10-07T22:16:37+00:00October 7th, 2020|Projects|

As part of the Long Lake HED Plant Upgrade Project, AUS was contracted to survey the four draft tubes and the tailrace floor. To perform the survey, AUS utilized a multi-beam sonar system for the tailrace and a Blueview 5000 3D Mechanical Scanning Sonar mounted on a tripod for the draft tubes.  Multiple images from

Remote Alaska ROV and Multibeam Survey

2020-08-27T17:28:50+00:00August 27th, 2020|Projects|

AUS was contracted to perform underwater video inspection on the remote island of Sheyma. The inspection included but not limited to, remote operated vehicle inspection of the dock facility, sonar mapping of damage and debris fields. AUS mobilized a Seaeye Falcon ROV system, Kongsberg multibeam system, echo sounder and inflatable work boat to perform the

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