Monthly Archives: July 2011

Dredge (and Rainey) Report

Dredge (and Rainey) Report Cell 5 with new pontoon   Summary of accomplishments: Blue Goose pulled out and taken to boatyard Discharge floats replaced with wood pontoon, moved back near delta #1 Cumulative dredge time 40.5 hours Friday, July 29 … Continue reading

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Dredge Report, July 28

Thursday, July 28 Timmy had been waiting for several months for the boatyard to have time to work on our big boat, and was finally notified that now was the time. Karen in the flat boat followed Timmy in the … Continue reading

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Dredge Report, July 27, 2011

Wednesday, July 27 Despite weather reports of 80% rain, Karen headed to Intracoastal City, just on the chance she could get out to headquarters. The best time to work is in the cool of the early morning, and to be … Continue reading

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Dredge Report, July 22, 2011

Friday, July 22, 2011 Sunrise revealed another promise of rain looming on the horizon. Karen had constructed a pontoon that we intend to test as a discharge float, and we had been trying to get it dried out all week. … Continue reading

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Dredge (and Rainey) Report, July 22, 2011, Outer Containment

July 22, 2011   Summary of accomplishments: Outer containment for experimental site complete Visited Oysterbreak at SW Pass Test Site revisited – new vegetation The plan: Before the addition of any more fill, the discharge float needs to be re-assembled … Continue reading

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Dredge Report, July 21, 2011

Thursday, July 21, 2011 After breakfast, we pulled the 2x4s onto the Blue Goose rails and cut them into 4 ft lengths. While loading everything back onto the boat, a couple of Sagrero neighbors on their way to their property … Continue reading

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Dredge Report, July 20, 2011

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 7:30 Karen and Timmy met at Walmart to pick up supplies, then went to Stine’s to pick up plywood, lumber and other construction supplies. Arriving at the headquarters around 9:30, we left the lumber on the … Continue reading

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Dredge Report, July 15, 2011, Dredge into Cell 5

Friday, July 15, 2011   Summary of accomplishments: Created airboat trail Changed oil in both pumps Total of 38 hours pumping into cell #5, and overflow starting to fill Cell #4.  

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Dredge Report, July 14, 2011

Thursday, July 14, 2011 The morning dawned promising more rain, so we headed out early again to cut cane instead of trying to get the dredge going. We were already surrounded by impending storms and didn’t think it would be … Continue reading

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Dredge Report, July 13, 2011

Wednesday, July 13, 2011 Timmy and Karen were at the dredge at 6:30am and Karen crushed a finger between the boat and dredge by 6:31. Ouch.       To change the oil in the water pump, we needed to … Continue reading

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