IAI was selected by We Energies to remove and dispose of accumulated sediment and coal combustion residuals (CCR) from a pond at the Presque Isle Power Plant in picturesque Marquette, Michigan. IAI provided general contractor services, and self-performed the geotextile tube dewatering portion of the work. Approximately 4,000 cubic yards of coal … [Read more...]
Geotextile Tube Dewatering
IAI has installed 546,000 lineal feet of geotextile tubes (and counting), to dewater 4.5 million cubic yards of material, in projects throughout the United States. We have used geotextile tubes to dewater both clean and contaminated sediments, industrial waste, coal ash (CCR), biosolids, sludge, and industrial waste products. See examples of our geotextile tube dewatering projects, below.
IAI utilized a 445 horsepower, 12 inch diameter auger dredge with a 12 inch diameter inline booster pump to remove coal fines from an impoundment that was filling to capacity at a mining facility in southern Illinois. During day time hours, mine flow was combined with the dredge flow feeding the geotextile tubes dewatering operation, for a total flow of … [Read more...]
Summary This remedial action project utilized hydraulic dredging to remove 145,377 cubic yards of contaminated sediment from the Grand Calumet River. IAI was responsible for the sediment dewatering and water treatment portions of work. The sediment dewatering pad was installed over a brownfield site in East Chicago, where the contaminated sediment was … [Read more...]
IAI was the General Contractor for all landside operations on the Ottawa River Remediation Project, which was conducted over the course of the 2010 construction and dredging seasons. The project involved hydraulic dredging of 242,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment from the Ottawa River near Toledo, Ohio. The dredged sediment was pumped by the dredging … [Read more...]
The Onondaga Lake Cleanup team, including IAI, was recently awarded the Western Dredging Association's 2014 Award for Health and Safety Excellence. IAI serves as a subcontractor on the project, utilizing geotextile tubes to dewater sediment dredged from the lake bottom. Watch this video for a glimpse into the project's site safety … [Read more...]