dewatering


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dewatering

[dē′wȯd·ər·iŋ]
(engineering)
Removal of water from solid material by wet classification, centrifugation, filtration, or similar solid-liquid separation techniques.
Removing or draining water from an enclosure or a structure, such as a riverbed, caisson, or mine shaft, by pumping or evaporation.

dewatering

Pumping water from a site to maintain a dry and stable condition during construction.
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He was of the view that mining operations at block-II are continuously depressurizing 2nd and 3rd aquifer only to reach target coal depth of 180 meters through the network of 27 dewatering wells installed in the periphery of mine in an area of around 1.
He was of the view that mining operations at Block II are continuously depressurizing 2nd and 3rd aquifer only to reach target coal depth of 180m through the network of 27 dewatering wells installed in the periphery of mine in an area of around 1.
23 February 2018 - Houston, US-based groundwater control services Griffin Dewatering has acquired groundwater control firm Foothill Engineering and Dewatering, and Foothill Drilling, of Riverside, California for an undisclosed sum, the company said.
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Draining the moisture mechanically at low cost instead of using heat energy, the vibrating dewatering screens reduce the moisture content of coarse products in a slurry to 2 to 4 percent while continuously feeding the material to the dryer at up to 20,000 lb.
for the dewatering of Houston Ship Channel Peggy Lake Placement Area.
It is this natural phenomenon that poses a threat to any type of construction in the country, often requiring extensive dewatering systems.
The company said its new Barranquilla hub won a contract to deliver 14 HL260M Godwin high-head diesel dewatering pumps to a mine in northern Colombia.
He maintained that the PDMA Sindh is working round the clock in close coordination with all the relevant stake holders/departments and is immediately providing dewatering pumps for assistance of district administration and local governments and is ready to provide other relief items.
All BJM Pumps submersible dewatering pumps are ideal for use in construction, mining and sump applications.
Additional Chief Secretary directed WASA, PHA and Solid Waste Management officers to implement action plan of dewatering and removal of solid waste on war footing basis.
The project scope included new dewatering and storage plant conveyors to move the CCR from production locations to a pipe conveyor.