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To avoid draining Apache Lake for SRP generator repairs, Global Diving & Salvage set up a huge, working barge near the dam, where its crew could use a technique known as “saturation diving.” This allows the divers to work at depth for much greater periods than conventional diving.

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Salt River Project recently undertook a challenging underwater repair operation to avoid draining Apache Lake.


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