Floating Cover Maintenance
LOCATION: Luray, VA
TIMEFRAME: Summer/Fall 2004
SCOPE OF WORK: Maintenance of Hypalon Floating Cover & Hardware
PROJECT PARTNERS: Owner: City of Luray Contractor: Layfield/CW Neal
This existing cover was based on an outdated design and required diving inspection, temporary repairs, design support and upgrading of the cover to meet AWWA guidelines for drinking water floating covers. The project proceeded in two phases.
Dive inspection and documentation of existing facility
Temporary repairs while the reservoir was in service
In-depth report writing incorporating the design build system with the City of Luray, the cities consulting engineering firm and Layfield/CWN to bring the existing cover into compliance with AWWA suggested drinking water standards
Fabricating cover components and shipping a new hatch, tensioning system and other appurtenances
Cleaning the top of the reservoir cover
Inflating existing floating cover, performing cleaning and disinfection of the interior of the reservoir
Field repairs to the existing Hypalon cover
Installing a hatch, tensioning system, and other appurtenances
Disinfection of the interior of the reservoir
This project required coronation with specialty subcontractors as well as the Cities fire department and public works department and was completed in November 2004.