Specialty dredging and marine contractor established in 2003

2410 NE 1o6th Street, Vancouver, WA 98666



Underwater Earth Movers, Inc. (UEM) is a multifaceted specialty dredging contractor with a focus on portable hydraulic dredging of various sediment obstacles in waterways and marinas. The company was established in 2003, and has an excess of 100 collective years of experience, covering a broad range of construction and dredging methods throughout the world. UEM prides itself on state of the art equipment in excellent condition, accident free performance and providing the best value to the customers through innovative methods established from conception, design and execution of projects.


The experienced crews are all OSHA CFR 1910.120 40 Hour trained and certified for US Army Corp of Engineers Construction Quality Management for Contractors, SSHO site safety and health, and US Coast Guard Boaters Safety.




UEM offers the following expertise and services:

       Waterway and marina dredging

       Contaminated sediment hydraulic and mechanical dredging

       Marine unexploded ordinance removals

       Equipment fabrication and customization for project specific requirements

       Shoreline armor rock placements

       Marine capping


       Design constructability and feasibility studies

The company equipment and crews are mobile, covering a large geographic range of inland waterways and coastal areas with established licensing in the western states of California, Oregon and Washington. UEM is not limited to projects in these states and will go where the expertise of the company is needed to be the best value solution to the owner/client situation.


Please review our projects section and equipment list to select UEM as the solution to your dredging project.



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