Underwater Casting

What is underwater casting?

 Underwater casting is a technique used when executing dewatering with wells is not available due to various reasons.This technique is mainly being used is sea ports.
The cast is being executed by trained divers, which prepare the surface and point the concrete pumps to make sure the level of the casting is according to drawings.
The concrete mix is designed to meet the requirements of underwater cast taking into account the type of water the depth of the cast.

When is it recommended to execute underwater casting?

While it is needed to cast concrete in wet conditions or while executing basements, elevator shafts and pumping stations and pumping permits are not available.  

Advantage of this method:

There is no need to install a complex dewatering system plus it can be done inside existing basements.