Diving and Marine Contracting

Northern Underwater Systems is Canadian Dewatering LP’s commercial diving and marine contracting division.  With a history in Western Canada and the Arctic stretching back more than 50 years, Northern Underwater Systems maintains the largest staff of full-time commercial divers and underwater service professionals in the region.

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As Canada’s pioneering Arctic diving specialists, Northern Underwater Systems provides the following services:

  • Construction
  • Non-destructive testing
  • Underwater welding
  • Salvage
  • Repair
  • Inspection
  • Cleaning

Northern Underwater Systems’ divers are qualified to undergo projects in oceans, lakes, rivers, as well as settling ponds and tanks.  We have extensively serviced customers within many industries throughout Canada:

  • Pipelines
  • Drilling operations
  • Port facilities
  • Oil sands producers
  • Hydro and co-generation power plants
  • Refineries
  • Chemical plants
  • Municipal water and wastewater facilities
  • Construction
  • Engineering

Northern Underwater Systems’ greatest strength is its staff; a highly trained crew of diving specialists, backed by experienced supervisors, safety advisors, and support staff. These divers have access to an extensive inventory of state of the art, specialized marine equipment and underwater tooling, including:

  • NDT equipment
  • Cutting and welding gear
  • Photo and videography
  • Bathymetric (RTK/DGPS) survey systems
  • Sonar
  • Remotely operated vehicles (ROVs)

Our personnel and equipment are available through any of our operational bases, on a 24/7/365 call out basis. Northern Underwater Systems has divers with up to 30 years of experience, providing the skills and certifications necessary to handle any underwater need.

Man in scuba diving gear

Whether it’s underwater welding or a simple inspection service, we are here to help. To learn more about how our marine diving specialists can assist you, contact Canadian Dewatering today.