Monthly Archives: September 2012

Sept 28, 2012 – Cell 3 half full

Dredge and Rainey Report Cell 3 half full September 28, 2012 Summary of accomplishments: Repaired leaking hydraulic hose; oil change; replaced spud cable with SS; Dredged 11.5 hours into Cell 3 this week Total time pumped directly into Cell 3 … Continue reading

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Dredge on pause

There was no dredging the week of September 17-21, and I didn’t make it out to the Sanctuary at all. The weather has finally made the turn to the best Louisiana has to offer with cool evenings and mild days with lower humidity.  … Continue reading

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September 14, 2012 – Resumed dredging after Hurricane Isaac

Dredge and Rainey Report Resumed dredging after Hurricane Isaac September 14, 2012   Summary of accomplishments: Extended dredge hose along the bank Dredged 5.25 hours into Cell 3 this week Total time pumped directly into Cell 3 (.366 acres) = … Continue reading

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September 7, 2012 – Post-Hurricane Isaac

Dredge and Rainey Report Post-Hurricane Isaac September 7, 2012 Summary of accomplishments: Moved dredge back into position No pumping this week Impediments: high water Hurricane Isaac made landfall on August 29 and 30th in south Louisiana. Rainey was extremely fortunate … Continue reading

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Hurricane Isaac

Hurricane Isaac made a visit to Louisiana last week, and fortunately, the Paul J Rainey Wildlife Sanctuary was not significantly affected. The track of the storm put the refuge on the least affected side, and the predominantly north winds pushed … Continue reading

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