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AUS Divers Inspect and Repair Tanks at Hanford Nuclear Power Plant

By |2021-04-21T12:58:12+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 inspection and maintenance activities that were anything but

AUS Assists with City of Seattle Pier 58 Collapse

By |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

By |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

AUS Assists the Walla Walla District with Emergency Navigational Lock Repairs

By |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

Remote Alaska ROV and Multibeam Survey

By |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

Essential Divers Adapt to Pandemic and Protests

By |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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