Bathymetric and Lidar Surveys with Volumetric Analysis

Pro-ROV Services was contracted by the Marin Municipal Water District (MMWD) to collect high resolution bathymetric data of five reservoirs located in unincorporated Marin County, CA. The purpose of the bathymetric survey is to 1) create a 1 Ft. contour interval map and, 2) perform a volumetric analysis of the reservoir with the goal of[…]

Wyoming State Engineers Dam & Pipeline Inspections

  The Wyoming State Engineer’s Office contracted with Pro-ROV Services to conduct Video, Side Scan Sonar, Pipe-Profiling Sonar, and Ultrasonic Thickness (UT) measuring on 3 of it’s high-risk dams. A fourth dam was then added by the dam owner themselves since Pro-ROV was already in state which saved on travel expenses. The inspection with written[…]

Folsom Dam Turbidity Curtain Inspection

The Folsom Dam Spillway project is an approximately $900 million cooperative effort between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation that will help the Sacramento region achieve 200 year level of protection, meaning there will be a one in 200 chance for flooding in any given[…]

Hyperion Outfall Cable Removal

Pro-ROV Services was contracted by a local Diving Contractor in Los Angeles, CA. to assist with the removal of approximately 1,000 feet of 3/4 inch steel cable for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP). The cable apparently had been dumped on the Wye structure of the Hyperion Outfall approximately 5 miles offshore.[…]

San Vicente Riser Inspection

October 2010: San Vicente Riser Pipe Inspections – San Diego, CA: Pro-ROV Services was contracted by Parsons Engineering and Allied Geotechnical to inspect two 24″ diameter 110 ft. long vertical dewatering riser pipes off a water main coming from the San Vicente Reservoir. This is a typical inspection procedure that entailed dropping a camera and[…]

Long Inlet Pipe Inspection

October 2010: Long Inlet Pipe Inspection – Redondo Beach, CA: Pro-ROV Services was contracted by Ocean Innovations and C and W Divers (both located in San Diego, CA) to perform a one-day inspection on the West Basin Municipal Water Districts (Los Angeles, CA) temporary desalination demo project at the Redondo Beach Harbor. The project entailed[…]

Catalina Express Foil Search

April 2010: Catalina Express Foil Search – Los Angeles, CA: American Marine Diving Contractors contracted Pro-ROV Services with the task of finding and help with recovery of a hydrofoil off one of Catalina Expresses catamarans. The hydrofoil is designed to break free upon hitting any solid object while underway to prevent damage to vessel and[…]

Buchanan Dam Inspection

As part of overall inspection and evaluation of Buchanan Dam, TX, Pro-ROV Services was hired by engineering firm for inspection of corbels and arch structures of dam. Engineering firm of Freeze and Nichols was hired by the Lower Colorado River Authority for evaluation of various structures and systems on and within the dam.  Pro-ROV Services used a SeaBotix LBV 200L[…]