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Griffin Pioneers Successful Treatment of EPA’s Contaminants of Emerging Concern

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Project Background and Challenges A global general contractor was demolishing and building a deicing facility for the city’s international airport. The project consisted of demolishing of an existing Stormwater and Deicing Collection Facility and constructing of a new Stormwater and Deicing Collection Facility as part of ABIA Terminal/Apron Expansion Project in Austin, TX. The footprint   …Continue Reading

Safe and Effective Coal Ash Dewatering Project History

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Safe and effective management of coal-combustible residuals is imperative. Not only for EPA compliance, but to maintain the integrity of your excavations and to stay on schedule and within budget. Read below to learn about a successful recent coal ash dewatering project that Griffin delivered: Project Background The project consisted of lowering the groundwater and   …Continue Reading

Managing your Construction Risk

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How to Manage Seven Types of Construction Excavation Risk: This article from Project Management Reviews describes seven categories of risk in construction projects.  Construction projects with excavations below the groundwater table can mitigate these seven types of risk with proper construction dewatering system design and installation: “Contractual risks. Missing milestone deadlines can cost time, money   …Continue Reading

Griffin Dewatering Jumps 71 Spots on ENR Top 600 Contractors List

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Engineering News Record released its annual report detailing the top 600 specialty contractors this year. Griffin, who ranked at 507 last year, jumped 71 spots up to 436 thanks to a strong year marked by excellent customer service, continuing industry authority and safe, successful projects. ENR ranks companies by “construction revenue in 2016 in ($) millions   …Continue Reading

Emergency Pump Delivery Made in Record Time During 500 Year Storm

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HOUSTON – At the height of flooding after the costliest storm in U.S. history. Griffin Dewatering arrived on the scene of a client’s flooded construction site. Gilbane Building Company needed two eight inch pumps to pump the storm water from the basement of the Lyric Center Garage addition project that they are constructing in downtown Houston. Griffin Dewatering delivered   …Continue Reading

5 Reasons to Use Eductor Systems for Complex Rehabilitation

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Rehabilitation of dams and levees present complex geotechnical conditions. Contractors require dry, safe and stable working environments in order to carry out an effective rehabilitation project. As our national dam and levee infrastructure ages, the pressure to stabilize construction sites and lower costs will rise. Eductor systems provide a safe, cost-effective dewatering solution for these   …Continue Reading

Dewatering in the Wake of Harvey

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As an 800 year storm descended upon Texas, 19 trillion gallons of water fell. A year’s worth of water flooded and displaced 17,000 people in a span of 5 days. The people of Texas now rely more than ever on effective, safe removal and treatment of floodwater from their homes and the surrounding areas. There   …Continue Reading

Big Omaha Environmental Sewer Rehabilitation Goes Smoothly With Expert Sewer Bypass Pumping

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Griffin provided a safe and secure project by installing redundant bypass systems for a sewer rehabilitation in Omaha. Griffin personnel were on-site 24/7 to monitor the system. Griffin provided two identical hydraulic submersible pumps, each capable of 5,000 gallons per minute, installed in a backup configuration. In the event that the main system went down,   …Continue Reading

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