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Figure 5-20 Quaywall Surface and Underwater Inspection Checklist
___ Swim around the base of the structure looking for weaknesses in the base
of these structures, e.g., washout of small stones and core material.
___ Note signs of detrimental wave action, e.g., scouring and sloughing.
___ Record all pertinent information on a Plexiglas slate and transfer the
information to the inspection log.
___ Record the result of the above water inspection, which should include a
description of the alignment and general condition of the seawall.
THE INSPECTION REPORT. For each inspection, a report is
prepared. The report includes facility plans with updated descriptions, such as:
size and pile arrangement, an evaluation of the assessed conditions, and
recommendations for further action. The report should provide enough technical
detail to support the assessments and recommendations. Paragraph 5.3
provides guidance for preparing inspection documentation to be used in
preparing the report.
NAVFAC MO-322, Inspection of Shore Facilities calls for a three-part
inspection report package for shore facilities consisting of a: facility inspection
checklist, facility condition summary report sheet, and facility condition detailed
deficiency list. Forms for these three sections are shown in Chapter 4, Volume 1
of MO-322. They are, however, geared more for inspecting buildings and are not
specifically designed for waterfront structures.
Since waterfront inspections are specialized, a report format such as
the one presented in Table 5-7 would be more appropriate. This format is used
by NFESC East Coast when conducting underwater inspections and
assessments at Naval waterfront facilities.