The Dredge Report | Week of February 7, 2021
Sand Shifter – Stage Harbor, Chatham
The Sand Shifter started dredging the Stage Harbor channel on Saturday!
Most of the week was spent in mobilizing the pipe, bringing the dredge on station in the channel, and getting the pipe connected to the Booster Station.
Dredging actually started on Wednesday, but the Booster Pump wasn’t working properly and adjustments had to be made to the newly rebuilt pump.
Weather, wind speed, waves and air temperatures below 32 degrees, will be a factor as we work through this most important project over the next two – three weeks.
Some great photos were taken by Steve Heaslip of the Cape Cod Times of the operation. This link may require a subscription.
Some photos from the week are posted below.
Sand Shifter on station in Stage Harbor
Sand Shifter & Dredging Pipe
Dredging pipe running along Harding’s Beach
Discharge area near Cockle Cove beach, pumping underway
Discharge area near Cockle Cove beach, panoramic view
Booster Station, engine and pump
Project layout – Stage Harbor, Chatham