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Lake Townsend Raw Water Intake

  • Owner:  Seaside Environmental Company
  • Construction Cost: $3,300,000
  • Completion Date:  December 2008

Scope of Services:

  • Construct Temporary Crane Access Trestle
  • Install Cofferdam & Dewater at Each Section
  • Install Three 48”Steel Pipes at Each Section

This project was an existing water treatment plant owned by the City of Greensboro, NC. Cape Romain was a subcontractor for Seaside Environmental Company. The project consisted of installation of three parallel 48” steel intake pipes into Lake Townsend. The three pipes were installed vertically over each other on a pile supported steel frame. Each pipe had a stainless steel intake screen and air backwash piping. Piping extended 425’ into Lake Townsend. All construction was performed inside of a dewatered coffer cell. A 400’ long x 28’wide temporary trestle was installed and later removed for crane access into the lake.


Seaside Environmental Company
4904 Waters Edge Drive
# 170
Raleigh, NC 27606

Cape Romain completed project

Cape Romain project