Environmental Dewatering

Power Generating Plant, New York, USA

In-Barge Dewatering Application Offers Innovative Solution Where Lay Down Area is Unavailable

A New York City power generating plant faced a difficult problem. Sitting on the East River in  Brooklyn, the plant’s cooling water intake tunnel was clogged with years of silt from the river. Limited access and workspace complicated this tricky situation. The plant had no available land at their location to serve as a dewatering cell. Traditional methods had been slow, costly, and created effluent water that clouded the river with silt from the dewatering efforts. 

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