AUS Projects

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Sailboat Salvage

By Mark | Apr 8, 2019

Associated Underwater Services, Inc. (AUS) was recently hired to salvage a 38 foot Tai Chio Sailboat at a marina near Pasco, WA. The vessel was damaged in a winter storm and sank at her berth. The vessel was totaled by the insurance company and AUS was hired to salvage and destroy the vessel. AUS crews … Read more

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Anchor Chain Recovery/Salvage

By Mark | Apr 8, 2019

In March 2019 AUS was contracted to salvage 100 metric tons of anchor chain and an 8 metric ton anchor in 310  feet of water from the Manchester bay anchorage area. The lost chain posed a hazard to navigation and reduced the available anchorage footprint in the bay. AUS chartered a derrick subsequently equipped with … Read more

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Water Intake Modification

Water Intake Modification

By Mark | Mar 17, 2019

AUS was contracted to perform diving services on a Water Intake located on the Columbia River in Washington State. Two Barges, a construction and material barge were used to replace 2 intake screens and sediment removal to enhance the performance of the intake.

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I 90 Floating Bridge Anchor Cable Replacement

By Mark | Feb 12, 2019

AUS recently completed the change out of 32 – 2-3/8 inch diameter cables for the I-90 floating bridge owned and operated by the Washington Department of Transportation. AUS set up a mixed gas, surface supplied diving station and a modular crane barge anchored on Lake Washington. Most dives were over 200 feet of water with … Read more

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Lake Mead Bulkhead

By Mark | Dec 24, 2018

December 18, 2018 – Associated Underwater Services, Inc. (AUS) recently was hired to remove a 16-foot diameter, domed, bulkhead in support of the construction for the Lake Mead Intake Number 3, Low Level Pumping Station. The bulkhead had 120 – 3-7/8 nuts that needed to be removed in over 500 feet of water. Options to … Read more

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Wilsonville Wastewater Treatment Outfall Replacement

By Mark | Aug 20, 2018

The City of Wilsonville is set to embark on a project to replace a 40-year-old corrugated metal outfall pipe and install a new diffuser at the Wastewater Treatment Plant.   The project provides increased wastewater treatment capacity to accommodate future growth, improves Willamette River water quality and satisfies Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) compliance … Read more

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The WETA Central Bay Operations & Maintenance Facility

Marine Construction Projects

By Mark | Aug 14, 2018

By Kathy A. Smith Originally posted June 1st HERE Marine Construction companies have been busy over the past year, building new over-water facilities, upgrading existing infrastructure and demolishing structures that no longer serve a useful purpose. Spokane, Washington-based AUS Diving has been occupied with a number of marine maintenance projects. Earlier this year, the company … Read more

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Snake River

By Mark | Mar 21, 2018

AUS was contracted to remove approx. 85 concrete steel piles on the old Loveridge Bridge on the Snake River.

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Columbia River

By Mark | Mar 21, 2018

Associated Underwater Services was contracted to replace the intake screens on their irrigation water intake structure in the Columbia River. The new screens  are “self-cleaning” and were provided by Intake Screens Inc.  

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