DSL installed the support structure and the gratings for the fish ladder modifications at the John Day Dam in the Spring 2013 for the US Army Corp of Engineers.
The mariner definition of ‘Deep Six’ is the point at which any objects dropped overboard become difficult, if not impossible, to retrieve. Deep Six defines Darren Funk and our in-water team. If the project enters the realm of difficult if not impossible to construct – the project falls to our ‘Deep Six’ team. Darren has spent more than two decades resolving some of the most complicated marine challenges in the Northwest waters. Whether we are improving fish populations by modifying fish facilities, replacing 600,000 lb spillway gates to improve fish passage, or decommissioning 60 year old dams – we have the experience, industry connections and intellectual resources to solve the most complex of marine challenges.
DSL was contracted to furnish and install a segmented 53 feet wide x 60 feet tall adjustable spillway weir on the Little Goose Dam facility on the Snake river in Columbia County, WA near Starbuck, WA which will weigh in at just over 600,000 lbs. The $5.8 mil “Little Goose Dam Adjustable Spillway Weir” project will [...]
DSL Crews provided concrete, structural steel and various installations working as a subcontractor. Much of the work occurred deep within the dam structure involving difficult access and rigid safety protocol.
DSL was contracted to build 7 buildings on the new Minto Fish Facility located below the Big Cliff Dam on the Santiam River for the US Army Corp of Engineers. The buildings ranged from the new Operations Center and Fish Sorting Facility, Maintenance Facility, Shade Structures for the Sorting Pools, and a variety of support [...]
DSL is assisting in the decommissioning of the Red Bluff Diversion Dam under Bureau of Reclamation contract thru E.C. Smith. On that project DSL was contracted to provide permanent decommissioning of the irrigation diversion dam on the Sacramento River South of Redding by raising and blocking (11) 80,000 lb gates over the water, removal of [...]