Dewatering for Flood Gate Repainting
Basin Electric Power Co-op
Gray Rocks Dam, Wheatland, WY (2003)
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This was a repair of flood gates for a dam that holds back the reservoir for a power company. Hunters had been shooting holes in the steel doors. The bullet holes had rusted the metal, and it needed a new paint job, as well as improving the integrity of the doors.
Wheatland, WY
The job called for an open-ended, 16' high x 350' long, AquaDam®. This is a picture of the unloading of the cofferedam components.
Wheatland, WY
The outside material of the AquaDams® were laid out on a clean, swept surface. In this case it was a large cement parking area. Tarps were put down first to reduce the abrasiveness of the cement.
Wheatland, WY
The outside tube consisted of three double-ply tubes. This is one of the inside tubes that had already been lined with plastic and was ready for insertion into the outside tube.
Wheatland, WY