Monthly Archives: March 2016

5 Ways to Control Groundwater During Excavation

Say goodbye to groundwater on large construction sites. Controlling groundwater during excavation is extremely important in the construction industry. Dewatering helps provide temporary reductions in groundwater levels for structures that must extend below groundwater level. There are a variety of dewatering and groundwater control methods used on major construction sites and in this blog we’ll…
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Dewatering: 4 Solutions for Containing Noise

Respect thy neighbor during dewatering by keeping the noise down. While dewatering is often needed on large construction sites, the pumps and generators required can often become quite noisy. Contractors must look for ways to perform dewatering without excessive noises that could disrupt surrounding areas. This is especially true when groundwater control work is taking…
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High Powered Drive Units

Diesel, Electric, and Duel Setups MWI Drive Units MWI works with companies like John Deere, Caterpillar, and US Motors to make sure our customers have the most reliable engines to power their water pumps and are as efficient as possible. While our water pumps are submerged in the water, the operating and control components stay on land.…
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Best Practices for Dewatering at a Construction Site

It’s more than efficiency, it’s good stewardship. Groundwater is no friend to construction sites. The groundwater table level must be lowered before any type of construction excavation begins. The question isn’t if you should use a dewatering technique. There’s hardly ever a time when it isn’t necessary. The type of dewatering system you use depends on the…
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