Monthly Archives: November 2011

Moved outfall to Cell 4, November 21, 2011

Estimated status of the study cells with the hose now in Cell 4. Beige = +3″ above marsh level (ML); brown = +0-3 ML; pink = -0-3 ML; purple = sediment plume. Existing containment is indicated by green lines; planned … Continue reading

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November 18, 2011 – Cell 5 complete; moved to Cell 4

Dredge (and Rainey) Report Cell 5 complete; moved to Cell 4 November 18, 2011   Summary of accomplishments: Completed dredging into Cell 5; fluid mud at +3 inch ML Moved pontoon to Cell 4 Total time pumped into Cell 5 … Continue reading

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Dredge (and Rainey) Report Cell 4 Contained

Dredge (and Rainey) Report Cell 4 Contained November 10, 2011 Summary of accomplishments: New containment 4b in place; 4c containment has plywood enhancement Dredging into Cell 5; fluid mud at +3 inch ML Total cumulative time dredging in Cell 5 … Continue reading

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Dredge (and Rainey) Report

Wednesday, November 9 A front came through overnight and dropped 3 inches of rain. We woke to a cool and breezy overcast sky, with flocks of ibis, egrets, ducks and geese passing through. We made it to the dredge by … Continue reading

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Dredge (and Rainey) Report Cell 4 Contained

Tuesday, November 8 The goal for today was to get Cell 4 contained. The reed containment at 4c was in bad shape and the bundled reeds were proving insufficient for the depth of the water at the interface with the … Continue reading

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Dredge (and Rainey) Report Cell 5 to Marsh Level

Friday, November 4 As the sky began to lighten, flocks of ducks and geese came in waves across the marsh. The first geese of the season had arrived following the recent front. Everywhere you looked along the horizon there were … Continue reading

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Dredge (and Rainey) Report Cell 5 to Marsh Level November 4, 2011

November 4, 2011 Summary of accomplishments: Dredging into Cell 5; substrate at +1 inch ML Repaired containment 5a, 5b; added containment 4a Total cumulative time dredging in Cell 5 (with spillover to Cell 4 & 3): 65 hours Total dredging … Continue reading

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Dredge (and Rainey) Report Cell 5 to Marsh Level

Thursday, November 3 A front came through very early this morning with rain, and by 8am it was 56°, NNW winds at 20 mph, and heavy overcast. Timmy headed in to the dock to pick up the electricians that were … Continue reading

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Dredge (and Rainey) Report Cell 5 to Marsh Level

Wednesday, November 2 Karen towed the Avocet down and made it to the camp by 9:30am. Timmy returned from town with lumber for the out-buildings around 10:30. By that time, I had cut some of the large bamboo canes that … Continue reading

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