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Dredging Radionuclide Sediment & Dewatering Operations

Fossil-fuel and nuclear power plants all critically rely upon an adequate supply of processing and cooling water to safely and effectively operate within their facilities. Periodic water intake sediment removal requires careful coordination with diving service contractors, such as Underwater Construction Corporation (UCC - www.uccdive.com), and specialty slurry processing [...]

2022-10-24T20:47:24+00:00October 18th, 2022|UCC News|

Underwater Construction Corporation Completes Another Carbon Fiber Wrap Infrastructure Project

 The upper reservoir storage basin at a U.S. Pumped Storage Hydropower (PSH) facility Underwater Construction Corporation (UCC) has been delivering cost effective, high strength, and corrosion resistant carbon wrap solutions since 2015. That experience and more than 53 years of commercial diving background in the power industry have added [...]

2022-10-14T16:43:21+00:00October 12th, 2022|Carbon Fiber Wrapping, UCC News|

UCC Divers Decommission Lake Water Intake Structure

Kenosha, Wisconsin.  UCC was recently contracted to decommission a raw cooling water intake structure located approximately one mile offshore of Lake Michigan. As part of the power plant closure, the UCC Wisconsin office worked closely with the fossil fuel power generation utility owner to complete the structure demolition.   [...]

2022-10-07T20:43:39+00:00September 28th, 2022|UCC News|

Dredge Sediment Dewaterability Testing

The three most important keys for success for the sediment management/dewatering operations in any hydraulic dredging of pits, ponds and lagoons for municipalities, industrial manufacturing, or power plants are 1st Preparation, 2nd Preparation, and 3rd Preparation! With more than 36 years of hands-on experience, [...]

2022-12-16T00:18:31+00:00September 21st, 2022|UCC News|

Underwater Mineral Processing Services Provides Rental of Portable Clarifier / Paste Thickener Unit

UMPS Pit-Hog Robotic Dredge: Photo J. Meagher - UMPS The hydraulic dredging of pits, ponds & lagoons necessitates the integration of critical slurry processing operations for the dewatering and subsequent management of solids.   For mechanical dewatering operations of dredge slurries up to 2,000 gallons/minute (gpm) with typical solids contents [...]

2022-12-08T23:40:36+00:00September 15th, 2022|UCC News|

UCC / UMPS Zebra Mussel Management Projects

Underwater Construction Corporation (UCC) provides comprehensive operational and maintenance services for the removal and disposal of invasive zebra and quagga mussels. Its expertise includes removal from power plant and industrial cooling water intake structures, along with raw water screens for drinking water plants.  In addition to the diver removal, [...]

2022-08-09T21:41:12+00:00August 5th, 2022|UCC News|

UCC – Underwater Construction Corporation – Join our TEAM!

Below is a small glimpse into just some of the recent UCC projects that were captured by our employees as part of the UCC Summer 2022 Photo Contest.   A huge “thank you” to all our divers and key field operations personnel who participated in this summer’s companywide photo contest. [...]

2022-08-12T20:31:38+00:00August 3rd, 2022|UCC News|

UCC TransMontaigne Terminal Dock Repairs under COVID-19 Restrictions

Underwater Construction Corporation recently performed crucial structural repairs and underwater corrosion protective coatings application to pilings and dock infrastructure at the TransMontaigne Terminal Dock, located on the Mississippi River in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.  These pilings had weakened significantly, due to impact damage from continuous barge loading and unloading operations. The [...]

2022-07-15T21:44:12+00:00July 13th, 2022|Marine Services, UCC News|


Meet Underwater Construction Corporation (www.uccdive.com) at the National Hydropower Association 2022 Northeast Regional Meeting in Baltimore, MD, June 27-28, 2022. The National Hydropower Association (NHA, www.hydro.org) is a nonprofit association dedicated exclusively to promoting the growth of clean, renewable hydropower through their Path to Clean Energy initiative. With seven offices strategically [...]

2022-07-11T22:05:52+00:00June 9th, 2022|UCC News|

UCC HOUSTON OFFICE – Supporting Gulf Coast & Southwest Commercial Diving Service Needs

Underwater Construction Corporation’s Houston Response Operations Center has been instrumental in supporting commercial construction diving and underwater inspection operations throughout the Gulf Coast, Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Arkansas regions since July 2017.  Our Houston Response Operations Center continues UCC's 53-plus year reputation of setting the standard in safety and [...]

2022-07-27T19:21:46+00:00June 2nd, 2022|UCC News|
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