Dam Repairs

Mick RibaultBlog

We were asked to survey a site in a Greensboro, NC subdivision that had a beaver dam obstructing an emergency spillway.  Emergency spillways are devices used to carry runoff in times of floods or sudden, heavy rains. Unfortunately, the beavers were very successful in creating a solid wall that had resulted in the water continually topping the dam.   Removing the beaver dam allowed the pond to  drain down to normal levels so that the full scope of the work could … Read More

What’s Happening in Wilmington

Mick RibaultBlog

The coastal branch in Wilmington, NC was awarded a dredging contract at the Cape Fear Public Utilities Authority’s Sweeney Treatment Plant location in May and work was completed in June.  Our project team was comprised of Scott and Josh. The project consisted of excavating 5 dry ponds that have filled in with silt.  After a brief check-in with the client, they hit the ground running.  Excavations began with removing one foot of depth from each of the 5 separate dry ponds … Read More