City of Corvallis – Taylor Water Treatment Plant Gravel Relocation Project

Emery & Sons Construction Group was awarded the Taylor Water Treatment Plant Gravel Relocation Project and entered into a 3-year master agreement with the City of Corvallis. This project was bid to remove gravel from the Willamette River in the area inside and surrounding the Taylor Water Treatment Plant water intake structure and relocate the gravel to a location downstream. All work must be completed with the in-water work window. Work includes the use of divers and a dive team to remove rocks in direct contact with the intake structure, the use of a long stick excavator to remove the gravel from the intake, relocation of the excavated material to the downstream end of the existing rock/sand bar in the river, and turbidity monitoring.

Owner: City of Corvallis

Engineer: West Yost Associates

Location: Corvallis, Oregon

Completion Date: 2018