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Pompton Lakes Photo Gallery

This gallery provides representative photographs of the soil removal and dredging operations within the Pompton Lake Study Area (PLSA) performed starting in 2016 through the present.  It will be periodically updated in conjunction with the progress of the work.

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Anchor Movement for Hydraulic Dredge October  2017 Bag Filter Change-out October  2017 Cleaning the Filter Press - November 2017 Cleaning the Filter Press - November 2017 Equipment Cleaning - November 2017 Equipment Decon During Demobilization - December 2017 Equipment Disassembly - November 2017 Equipment Loading During Demobilization - December 2017 Fast Feed Pump Operation October 2017 Filter Press Demobilization - December 2017 Managing Material on Load-out Pad October  2017 Mechanical Dredging and Rock Screening Vibration Bucket October 2017 Truck Cleaning Prior to Exiting Site - October 2017 Preparation of Work Area – August 2016  Preparation of Work Area Including View of Installed Sheet Pile – August 2016 Preparation of Work Area (Asphalt Pad Installed) – August 2016 Turbidity Curtain Installation for Access Channel Dredging – August 2016 Truck Decontamination Prior to Hauling Dredged/Processed Sediment Off-site – September 2016 Traffic Control for Haul Trucks Moving Off-site – September 2016 Covering Pile of Dredged/Processed Sediment in Staging Area – September 2016 Installation of Island Area Turbidity Curtain – October 2016 Off Loading Cement Bags to Stabilize Dredged Sediment – October 2016 Routine Equipment Maintenance – October 2016 Mechanical Dredging of Sediment from Island Area – October 2016 Unloading Scow for Dredged Sediment Processing – October 2016.jpg Island Area Sediment Dredging – Loading Scow – November 2016 Transporting Scow with Dredged Sediment – November 2016 Truck Loading Processed Sediment in Staging Area – November 2016.jpg Mechanical Dredging of Sediment in Island Area Near Shoreline – November 2016 Truck Loading Processed Sediment in Staging Area – November 2016 Mixing Portland Cement into Dredged Sediment and Associated Dust Control – November 2016 Mechanical Dredge on Barge in Icy Waters on Pompton Lake – December 2016 Bubblers in Pompton Lake to Reduce Icing Near Stored Equipment – December 2016 Crane Utilized for Lifts of Heavy Equipment (e.g. Hydraulic Dredge, Filter Presses) – April 2017 Crane Lift of Hydraulic Dredge for Placement in Pompton Lake – April 2017 Crane Lift of Hydraulic Dredge for Placement in Pompton Lake – April 2017 Crane Lift to Install Filter Press Used in Dredged Sediment Processing – April 2017 Granulated Activated Carbon Units Used in Processing of Water from Dredged Sediment – April 2017 Crane Lift to Install Conveyor Used to Transfer Processed Sediment to Staging Area for Load-out and Off-site Disposal – May 2017 Assembly of Canopy Used to Protect Filter Presses – May 2017 Crane Lift to Install Canopy Over Filter Presses to Protect the Equipment – May 2017 Transformer Wiring that will Provide Power to Sediment Processing Operation – May 2017 Electrical Wiring that will Provide Power to Sediment Processing Operation – May 2017 Electrical Hook-up that will Provide Power to Sediment Processing Operation – May 2017 Backwash Tank Utilized in Sediment Processing – May 2017 Loading Carbon into Granulated Activated Carbon Unit – May 2017 Crane Lift to Install Conveyor Used to Transfer Processed Sediment to Staging Area for Load-out and Off-site Disposal – May 2017 Assembly of Filter Press Used in Sediment Processing – May 2017 Installation of Filter Bags Used in Processing of Water from Dredged Sediment – May 2017 Integrity Testing of Filtrate Tank with Potable Water –May 2017 Conveyor Transferring Processed Sediment onto Staging Area in Conjunction with Management of Sediment Pile – June 2017 Hydraulic Dredge Unit – June 2017 De-sanding Unit that Separates Coarse from Fine Grained Sediment for Further Processing – June 2017 Truck Decontamination Prior to Hauling Processed Sediment Off-site for Disposal – June 2017 De-watered Sediment (i.e. Filter Cake) in Filter Press – June 2017 Filter Cake on Conveyor Being Transferred onto Staging Area for Subsequent Off-site Disposal – June 2017 Dredged Sediment Water Being Transferred from Filter Press to Filtrate Tank for Further Processing – June 2017 Dredged Sediment Being Processed Through De-sanding Unit Separating Coarse From Fine Grained Material – June 2017 Movement of Hydraulic Dredge (via Lifting of Dredge Anchor) to Another Dredging Location within the Acid Brook Delta – June 2017 Covering of Processed Dredge Sediment Pile at Completion of Work Day – June 2017 Equipment Maintenance – Filter Bag Change-out – June 2017 On-site Routine Dust Control with Water Truck – June 2017 Hydraulic Dredge Unit with Turbidity Curtain in Background – July 2017 Processed Dredged Sediment Being Loaded for Off-site Disposal – July 2017 De-sanding Unit Operation – July 2017 Coarse Dredged Sediment Leaving De-sanding Unit to be Conveyed to Staging Area – July 2017 Debris Which Inhibits Hydraulic Dredging Operations – July 2017 Debris Which Inhibits Hydraulic Dredging Operations Seen on Dredge Cutter Head – July 2017 Mechanical Dredging of Shoreline to Facilitate Subsequent Hydraulic Dredging – July 2017 Rainwater Management within Contained Sediment Processing Area – July 2017 Covering of Processed Dredge Sediment Pile at Completion of Work Day – July 2017 Filling of Tote with Polymer Utilized in Sediment Processing – July 2017 Equipment Maintenance – Filter Bag Being Changed-out – July 2017 Hydraulic and Mechanical Dredge Units on the Water – July 2017 Water view of Sediment Processing Area, Specifically the Granulated Activated Carbon Units – July 2017 Chemours Chemours Pompton Lakes, September 2017 Pompton Lakes, September 2017 Filter Cloth Wash Process, September 2017 Water View of Dewatering Process September 2017 Debris with Rock Loaded into Trucks - September 2017 Mechanical Excavation of Shoreline - September 2017