Sonar survey services for underwater structures

By: Aquacoustic  09-12-2011
Keywords: Civil Engineering, Ports, Engineering Firms

AquaCoustic Remote Technologies specializes in inspections of underwater structures such as trunk and interceptor sewers, hydro dams, reservoirs, ports and bridge abutments using a wide range of technologies to create accurate condition assessments. AquaCoustic principals have over 30 years experience in assessing underwater conditions. Our clients include major civil engineering firms and municipalities throughout North America.

Keywords: Bridge Abutments, Civil Engineering, Engineering Firms, Ports, Reservoirs, Underwater Structures,

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09-12-2011

Port surveys using a rotating head profiling sonar

An electronic tide gauge is used to collect and time-stamp tide conditions once a minute, and the boat operator follows a pre-determined on-screen overlapping survey track to enable verification of the collected data in post-processing. Real-time on-screen review of sonar profiles allows modification of the survey as it progresses, unlike traditional surveying techniques which require post-survey data processing.


09-12-2011

Underwater surveys of fixed and floating submerged structures

AquaCoustic Remote Technologies specializes in inspections of underwater structures such as trunk or mainline sewers, hydro dams, reservoirs, ports and bridge abutments using a wide range of technologies to create accurate condition assessments. AquaCoustic principals have over 30 years experience in assessing underwater conditions.


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Pipeline river crossing surveys

AquaCoustic is able to draw on a wide range of additional technologies depending on survey conditions, and the acquired sonar data can be geo-referenced to marine charts, provided as 3D drawings, or in a variety of other forms. Sub-bottom profiling systems can be useful for calculating pipeline cover, areas of concern, or in preparation for laying new pipes or cables.


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Hydro dam and reservoir inspections using a rotating head sonar

The profiling sonar technique can be used to assess vertical walls such as trash racks, bottom features and surfaces such as dam faces, under overhangs, or to measure plunge pools, sink holes, scouring and undermining in an efficient and cost effective manner.


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Underwater surveys of deep piles, bore holes and mines

AquaCoustic’s unique sonar survey technology is ideally suited to the inspection of submerged features, whether in water, polymers or other mineral slurries, in deep piles, bore holes and mines, and yields highly detailed, accurate data. A survey might be required to check existing site conditions or prior construction work, or to check quality and conditions during progress, or to ensure as-built work conforms to specifications.