- Dewatering for Dam Replacemen
Fairview, OH (2004)
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This is the project site before operations to dewater the small overflow
dam which is built into the corner of the lake shore. The lake is used
heavily during summer months. Water depth needed
to be maintained for boating activities and wildlife.
The AquaDams® needed to be placed in this location. The banks on both
ends of the proposed AquaDam® installation needed to be cleared of
rip-rap (rocks, etc.)
This is the top of the overflow dam that needed to be replaced.
Overhead view of the overflow dam.
You can measure the water depth using a straight pole and a small boat.
Notice how far away from the bank the AquaDam® needs to be installed
to allow for future construction purposes. The water depth at the new
concrete pour is where the correct water depth soundings needed to be