Timeline 1940-1959

1940

Moretrench wellpoints dewater the excavations on new plants under construction up and down the country to meet the increased need for power manufacturing.

1940

Moretrench wellpoints dewater almost 100 miles of sewer trench in three months at Camp Blanding, FL, for military training in anticipation of WWII.

1942

Moretrench wins a contract to supply wellpoints to dewater a new shipyard in Tampa, FL. Similar contracts follow in Georgia and North Carolina.

1943

By now, Moretrench wellpoints have been used on 18 major New York City subway projects.

1956

A million gallons of grout is pumped to seal openwork gravel at the Kammer Power Plant in West Virginia.

1956

Wellpoints dewater the approaches to the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel, VA.

1957

The first Moretrench-designed deep well system is installed at Black Lake in Quebec to stabilize the excavation slopes.

1959

Deep wells dewater Bremerton Dry Dock No. 6, WA, the largest dry dock in the world at the time.