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Harborview Elementary School, James Island

Underground pipe installation is always a challenge in the Lowcountry (see our previous post on the Gaillard Center). With any underground installation, we have to worry about drainage after big storms, but down at sea level, we also struggle against ground water:

Harborville Trench Water
Work cannot continue while trenches are full of water. Luckily we have been able to dewater and press forward. We are slowly backfilling-this trench was 7 feet deep and required 10 inch lifts!

Harborville Trench Dry

And at last-we completed the main trunk line:

Harborville Trench Compeleted

…Time to get to start digging branch lines!