Monthly Archives: August 2011

Dredge (and Rainey) Report, August 26, 2011

Friday, August 26, 2011 Despite the exhaustion of yesterday, we were both up very early to get busy as soon as there was light outside. In a little over 2 hours, we finished the foundation (by 9am). Now that we … Continue reading

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Dredge (and Rainey) Report, August 26, 2011

Friday, August 26, 2011   Summary of accomplishments: Filled Cell 4 to 5” below marsh level; pond water level stayed low so wasn’t worth dredging more Cumulative dredge time directly in Cell #4 is 17.5 hours Total cumulative dredge time … Continue reading

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Dredge (and Rainey) Report, August 25, 2011

Thursday, August 25, 2011 We woke up to low water again, so there was no reason to dredge. Until we get more containment put in, any material moved right now would just channel out of the cell or out of … Continue reading

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Dredge (and Rainey) Report, August 24, 2011

Wednesday, August 24, 2011 The sunrise is close to 6:40 this late in August, so our early morning start was at 7 am. We went to the pond first and checked water level which was 5” below marsh level (BML), … Continue reading

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Dredge (and Rainey) Report, August 23, 2011

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 Picked up connectors at North American Hose & Fittings in Baton Rouge and then met Timmy at Stine’s to pick up 4” PVC and concrete. Back to camp to unload, then returned to Abbeville for an … Continue reading

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Dredge (and Rainey) Report, August 19, 2011

Friday, August 19, 2011 This morning, I headed out to the dredge early in the new boat while Timmy did a few things around camp. Last night’s storm had blown the dredge about and loosened one of the anchor lines. … Continue reading

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Dredge (and Rainey) Report, August 18, 2011

Dredge (and Rainey) Report Cell 4 August 18, 2011   Summary of accomplishments: Filled Cell 4 to 6” below marsh level Put bimini on new boat TNC OysterBreak site visit Tour for foreign businessman Cumulative dredge time directly into Cell … Continue reading

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Dredge (and Rainey) Report, August 17, 2011

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 Timmy was expecting visitors today, so cleaning up the camp was the first order of business. The bimini was next and we managed to install it on the new boat with no instructions. It completely changed … Continue reading

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Dredge (and Rainey) Report, August 16, 2011

Tuesday, August 16,  2011 Since the days are so hot, work at Rainey must be done in the early morning hours. Karen headed down Tuesday afternoon to be available for work Wednesday morning, and had planned to pick up the … Continue reading

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Dredge Report, August 12, 2011

Friday, August 12 By 7:15 am we were on the dredge preparing for the day. Moving around on the dredge is a careful dance among a tangle of hoses and gear, and we are always looking for ways to make … Continue reading

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