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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 Report, August 10, 2011

Thursday, August 10 Karen came out to the Rainey Wildlife Refuge  the evening before so that this morning could be  an early start. We managed to get onsite by  7:00am. We took the canoe out to move the discharge  and … Continue reading

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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 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 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 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, June 17, 2011

Dredge into Cell 5 June 17, 2011   Summary of accomplishments: Hose and discharge moved over within cell 5 More bundles made and deployed Overhead winch that raises and lowers pump died and was successfully replaced Lots of material moved … Continue reading

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Dredge Report, June 16, 2011

Friday, June 16, 2011 At 7:30 Karen left in the flat boat while Timmy stayed at the camp for other duties. The replacement winch was waiting at Grainger’s in New Iberia at the promised 9am time. The next stop was … Continue reading

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Dredge Report, June 15, 2011

Thursday, June 15 Early morning starts are a necessity in the Rainey summer. We were onsite at 7 am.  We had “walked” the dredge back a good bit by this time with roughly 10 hours of total pumping into cell … Continue reading

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Dredge Report, June 14, 2011

Wednesday, June 14 At 8:00am, Timmy picked Karen up from public dock. We stopped briefly at the headquarters to unloaded Karen’s stuff and to pack ice-chests and gear for work-site. We loaded the pirogue into the flat boat as well … Continue reading

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