A world-first in dam remediation

Alabama Power’s use of a hybrid water/sonic drill rig from MEDATech Engineering for dam stabilisation work led to improved safety, saved time and reduced costs.

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MEDATech created its water/sonic combination WS6000 rig at the bequest of a power company to meet its specific requirements for dam remediation

With approximately 5,000 embankment dams over 40 years of age, utilities and local governments in the eastern US have their work cut out for them.