- Pipeline Construction
Port Saint Lucie, FL (2006)
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An 8' x 230' AquaDam® was installed to dewater a portion of a lake in
Port Saint Lucie, Florida. A 42 inch diameter sewage pipe, 4,500 feet long,
needed to be pulled under the three lakes (103' below ground) that divide the town.
The AquaDam® was started high on the bank so the fill tubes would remain higher
than the inflated AquaDam®.
AquaDams® are easily turned as they are inflated and can conform to almost
The mud from the drilling was coming up in an unexpected location, 20'
from the shoreline. The AquaDam® was put into a horseshoe shape to
surround the area and keep the fresh water from the drilling from
leaching into the salt water in the rest of the lake.