A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words

How do you gain insight into construction work that takes place hundreds of feet below Boone Dam?  A “down-hole high resolution optical televiewer,” a.k.a. high-definition video.

man working at a computer

Down-hole cameras and imaging devices allow borehole walls and rock discontinuities to be viewed and assessed. “This enables our geotechnical team to better understand the subsurface conditions in the foundation we are treating,” explains Don Riley, engineering geologist for contractor Black & Veatch (pictured above)