Best Project Water/Environment: Morrow Lake Remediation

November 16, 2015

This award winning project use TITANTube® dewatering tubes.  It is listed as ENR Midwest Best Projects 2015:

In spring 2010, an oil pipeline burst, discharging more than 800,000 gallons of oil into Michigan’s Kalamazoo River. The remediation of the Morrow Lake and Delta areas began in 2014.

The project employed more than 30 dredges, barges and other pieces of heavy equipment—along with approximately 10,000 linear ft of dredge pipe—within a 327-acre operational area accessed through one entry/exit point. To minimize traffic, crews utilized remote-operated booster pumps, which reduced the labor requirements and associated support equipment. Post-dredging surveying confirmed that remedial action levels were achieved.

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