Meet the Team

Cory Sather

American Waterworks

Title: Co-Foreman

Hometown: Minot, ND

Cory Sather from American Waterworks

Cory has been with American Waterworks since May of 2013! Prior to joining our team, he worked in various types of construction including carpentry, concrete restoration, and equipment operating. His position consists of repairing sunken and cracked concrete, and making sure that customers are happy with their concrete transformation and outcome. 

He enjoys working for American Waterworks because he likes the challenges of completing a difficult job and operating as a team. When he’s not at work, he loves spending time with his family, building things, and watching football and NASCAR. We are happy to have Cory on the team! 

Customer Reviews
About Me
  • By Eugene Z.
    Kendall, WI

    "We are very satisfied with this project. It has been tested and the basement is dry!!"

    Customer Review

    By Eugene Z.
    Kendall, WI

    We are very satisfied with this project. It has been tested and the basement is dry!!

  • By Gile M.
    Wyeville, WI

    Customer Review

    By Gile M.
    Wyeville, WI

  • By Rick S.
    Westby, WI

    "Workers were very polite. Foreman kept me informed of process all along the way. Good job cleaning up! It seemed like a very..."

    Customer Review

    By Rick S.
    Westby, WI

    Workers were very polite. Foreman kept me informed of process all along the way. Good job cleaning up! It seemed like a very successful installation.

  • By Fred D.
    West Salem, WI

    "I was very happy with American Waterworks work! "

    Customer Review

    By Fred D.
    West Salem, WI

    I was very happy with American Waterworks work! 

  • By Mark N.
    La Crosse, WI

    "The crew cleaned up well, and the guys were very polite! "

    Customer Review

    By Mark N.
    La Crosse, WI

    The crew cleaned up well, and the guys were very polite! 

  • By Rosalind L.
    La Crosse, WI

    "Great crew!! Corey is very helpful, and he explained the project well. All three guys were efficient and hardworking. I..."

    Customer Review

    By Rosalind L.
    La Crosse, WI

    Great crew!! Corey is very helpful, and he explained the project well. All three guys were efficient and hardworking. I appreciate the extra effort it took to deal with my well situation. I am very pleased with the installation! 

  • By Mike And Lynda K.
    La Crosse, WI

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    By Mike And Lynda K.
    La Crosse, WI

  • By Mark N.
    La Crosse, WI

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    By Mark N.
    La Crosse, WI

  • By Sue S.
    La Crosse, WI

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    By Sue S.
    La Crosse, WI

  • By Tim W.
    Onalaska, WI

    "They did a good job encapsulating my crawl space. "

    Customer Review

    By Tim W.
    Onalaska, WI

    They did a good job encapsulating my crawl space. 

Testimonials
from customers I've helped!
  • "On July 29, Troy and Corey completed the concrete work we had contracted with American Waterworks. The..." Read Full Testimonial

    Doug and Kelly T. of Rochester, MN

    Customer Testimonial

              On July 29, Troy and Corey completed the concrete work we had contracted with American Waterworks. The project included raising sections of our sidewalk and driveway and sealing some cracks and spaces between concrete surfaces and the garage structure. The crew was clearly knowledgeable and skilled and interacted with us in a professional, friendly, and courteous manner. The project was completed to our satisfaction. One corner of our driveway was quite low in relation to the street. In order to raise the driveway to match the street, a significant mismatch with the adjacent sidewalk would result. The crew spent considerable time measuring and leveling in order to define a plan that would achieve the best balance between adjacent surfaces. Pride in doing the job to the best of their abilities was apparent, and exactly the type of professional attitude that a homeowner can hope for.
    Doug and Kelly T.
    Rochester, MN
  • "The crew who did the job at my house was very polite, courteous, and professional. They called 15 minutes..." Read Full Testimonial

    Karen R. of Pine Island, MN

    Customer Testimonial

              The crew who did the job at my house was very polite, courteous, and professional. They called 15 minutes before they arrived just to let me know. They put down drop clothes to keep the dirt and dust to a minimum. They also put up plastic so that the dust stayed mainly in their work area and they vacuumed up the work area with their shop vac before leaving. I'm very happy with the results of the job!
    Karen R.
    Pine Island, MN
  • "We just had Cory and his team to our house to repair some water damage in the basement so we could get ready..." Read Full Testimonial

    Andrew A. of Austin, MN

    Customer Testimonial

              We just had Cory and his team to our house to repair some water damage in the basement so we could get ready to sell our home. They were very polite, did a great job, were very thorough and explained the whole process to us. They show us as they were doing the repair work what was being done, and we are very pleased we hired American Waterworks to do our project. We would highly recommend this company to anyone.
    Andrew A.
    Austin, MN
  • "Excellent service from initial appointment through the installation (which was neat and clean). We had one..." Read Full Testimonial

    Russ A. of Northwood, IA

    Customer Testimonial

              Excellent service from initial appointment through the installation (which was neat and clean). We had one small issue, American Waterworks came back and fixed it! Not a problem since. Also, when I call, they call back, like immediately. So many businesses need lessons on that!
    Russ A.
    Northwood, IA
  • "We would like to highlight two of our crews and our Design Specialist, Ryan, for the work they performed for..." Read Full Testimonial

    Gary and Cindy L. of Worthington, MN

    Customer Testimonial

              We would like to highlight two of our crews and our Design Specialist, Ryan, for the work they performed for our customers, Gary and Cindy, in Worthington. Shoutout to our concrete crew (Troy and Cory S.) for repairing their uneven and cracked driveway, and shoutout to our foundation/waterproofing crew (Dylon V., Jonathan B., and Carlos) for restoring their wet basement and bowed foundation! Thank you for choosing us, Gary and Cindy! It was a pleasure working with you both and we appreciate the kind words!
    Gary and Cindy L.
    Worthington, MN
  • "The crew that worked on our basement was great! They were professional and friendly. They cleaned up everyday..." Read Full Testimonial

    Lisa D. of Lismore, MN

    Customer Testimonial

              The crew that worked on our basement was great! They were professional and friendly. They cleaned up everyday after they were done and protected the surrounding area they were working in. They got the job done in the time frame allotted. We are happy with how it turned out!
    Lisa D.
    Lismore, MN

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  • Waterproofing and Wall Restoration in Stoddard, WI
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    Waterproofing and Wall Restoration in Stoddard, WI
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    Waterproofing and Wall Restoration in Stoddard, WI

    Leo S. in Stoddard, WI had water leaking through his wood foundation into his finished basement. Unfortunately, the water had caused damaged to his drywall and flooring. He contacted American Waterworks after seeing one of our commercials on TV, and we sent one of our Design Specialists, Pete Wangen, to his home to provide him with a free estimate and unique waterproofing plan. He liked the thorough plan that Pete developed, so he scheduled the installation.  

    Our Foreman, Cory Sather, and his production crew removed the damaged portion of the drywall and then removed the concrete around the perimeter of the basement floor to create a trench for our WaterGuard drainage system. They laid the WaterGuard around the perimeter of the basement, so the water will be properly guided to the sump pump. Next, they filled back the gaps around the WaterGuard with rock and replaced the concrete. Then, they installed the EverLast half-wall restoration system. This wall system includes metal studs and an inorganic, mold-resistant wall product that replaces the bottom 32" of the drywall. This is a permanent solution for water-damaged dry wall! Leo’s peace of mind has been restored and he is enjoying a dry, healthier basement!

  • Crawl Space Transformation in Onalaska, WI
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    Crawl Space Transformation in Onalaska, WI
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    Crawl Space Transformation in Onalaska, WI

    Tim W. in Onalaska, WI contacted American Waterworks because he was interested in insulating and encapsulating his crawl space. He knew the space was inefficient and that he could be saving money on his energy bill. We sent one of our Design Specialists, Dustin Loftus, who met with Tim, evaluated the situation, and proposed a permanent solution. 

    Our Foreman, Cory Sather, and his production crew installed drainage matting, TerraBlock insulation, and our CleanSpace vapor barrier along the floor of the crawl space. Then, they installed our spray foam rim joist insulation and Foamax insulation panels along the walls. These products work together to keep moisture, pests, and potential mold growth out. They also help reduce Tim’s energy bill by making sure energy is not lost through that space. Tim was pleased with the results and happy his crawl space will remain a dry, healthier and more energy efficient space. 

  • Wet Basement in Sumner, Iowa Gets Waterproofed
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    Wet Basement in Sumner, Iowa Gets Waterproofed
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    Wet Basement in Sumner, Iowa Gets Waterproofed

    Emily S. in Sumner, IA was suffering from a wet basement. Every time they experienced a heavy rain, they were left with a frustrating mess in their basement. She found American Waterworks in the phone book and decided to contact us for a FREE estimate. Our Design Specialist, Mike Radosevich, was able to develop a long-term solution to waterproof her basement. 

    Our production team installed a full perimeter of our WaterGuard drainage system and our TripleSafe sump pump. Water is now properly guided through the drainage system, into the sump pump, and then expelled from the home through the discharge line. Since the installation, her basement has been a dry and healthier space!

    Do you have a wet basement? Click here to learn more!

  • Crawl Space Encapsulation in Charles City, IA
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    Crawl Space Encapsulation in Charles City, IA
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    Crawl Space Encapsulation in Charles City, IA

    A homeowner in Charles City, IA had moisture in his crawl space and was concerned that the air quality of his home was being compromised, so he contacted American Waterworks. After our Design Specialist thoroughly inspected the crawl space, he determined that the customer would benefit from having his crawl space encapsulated. The homeowner agreed and moved forward with the installation.

    Our production team installed drainage matting, CleanSpace vapor barrier, Foamax walls and our spray foam rim joist insulation. These products work together to keep moisture, pests, and potential mold out. They also help make the space more energy-efficient. The project took less than a day, and the homeowner is confident his crawl space will remain a stable, healthier and more energy efficient space! 

    Interested in learning more about crawl space encapsulation? Click here!

  • CarbonArmor Stabilizes Foundation in Pine Island, MN
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    CarbonArmor Stabilizes Foundation in Pine Island, MN
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    CarbonArmor Stabilizes Foundation in Pine Island, MN

    Karen R. in Pine Island, MN had a shifting foundation wall that needed some support. Karen was concerned about the structural integrity of her home and wanted a cost-effective solution with minimal disturbance. We sent one of our Design Specialists, Rick Weber, to evaluate the situation and propose a unique solution for her home. 

    Our Foreman, Cory Sather, and his production crew installed 7 CarbonArmor straps along the foundation to reinforce the bowing wall. The CarbonArmor system utilizes epoxy and carbon fiber straps to strengthen and stabilize the foundation. Karen was impressed with the quick installation, and her peace of mind has been restored! 

  • TripleSafe and Basement Waterproofing in Red Wing, MN
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    TripleSafe and Basement Waterproofing in Red Wing, MN
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    TripleSafe and Basement Waterproofing in Red Wing, MN

    Phillip W. in Red Wing, MN contacted American Waterworks after being referred by another contractor. He had water leaking into his basement through his foundation, and he was concerned about the health implications and damage it could cause. We sent one of our Design Specialists, Jeremy Radtke, to meet with him and propose a permanent solution for his home. Phillip was impressed with the products and design and moved forward with the project. 

    Our Foreman, Cory Sather, and his production crew began the project by removing the concrete around the perimeter of the basement to make a trench for our WaterGuard drainage system. Then, they installed our recommended TripleSafe sump pump in the corner. They finished the project by filling back the gaps with rock, replacing the concrete, and cleaning up their work area. Phillip was pleased with the results and hasn’t had a drop of water in his basement since the installation! 

  • Radon Mitigation and Waterproofing in Clear Lake, IA
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    Radon Mitigation and Waterproofing in Clear Lake, IA
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    Radon Mitigation and Waterproofing in Clear Lake, IA

    Sheral A. from Clear Lake, IA contacted American Waterworks after seeing one of our yard signs in her neighbor’s lawn. Water was leaking into her basement creating a damp and unhealthy space. She was concerned about the health implications and wanted a professional opinion. We sent our Design Specialist, Dylan Woitas, to meet with Sheral and inspect her home. Dylan recommended our waterproofing system and was also able to set Sheral up with a radon test while he was there. Unfortunately, the results came back high, but we assured her that our radon mitigation system can easily be installed alongside her waterproofing project with no need to contact another contractor. 

    Our production crew began the waterproofing project with installing our WaterGuard drainage system and our SuperSump sump pump. Next, they installed the Foamax Insulation Panels on the walls for energy bill savings and moisture protection. Then, our Foreman, Dakota Merchlewitz, successfully installed the radon mitigation system by creating a suction point through the sump pit and running the piping up and out of the home. A fan is installed to ensure the radon gas is pushed up and away. Sheral was impressed with the installation, and her peace of mind has been restored! 

  • Water Seeping into Basement in New Richland, MN
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    Water Seeping into Basement in New Richland, MN
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    Water Seeping into Basement in New Richland, MN

    Thomas M. from New Richland, MN had water seeping into his basement that was coming up through his floor. He had tried temporary ways to seal the water off, but those quick fixes never lasted, and he continued to have a wet basement each time it rained. After researching professional waterproofing contractors, Thomas decided to call American Waterworks to receive a free estimate. One of our Design Specialists, Mac Cole, went to his home to inspect his basement and design a solution. Thomas was pleased with Mac’s plan to waterproof his basement, so they scheduled the installation.

    Our production team installed our WaterGuard drainage system around the perimeter of the basement and a TripleSafe sump pump that was connected to the drainage system. The TripleSafe is our most reliable pump because it has three pumps and it is protected with a battery backup. The WaterGuard properly guides water to the sump pump, and from there the water is expelled from the home through the discharge line. Thomas is thrilled that his basement has been a dry, healthier space since having our system installed.

    Do you have water leaking into your basement? We can help! Click here to learn more and receive a FREE estimate!

  • Unfinished Basement Waterproofed in Prior Lake, MN
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    Unfinished Basement Waterproofed in Prior Lake, MN
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    Unfinished Basement Waterproofed in Prior Lake, MN

    Jamie and Pat B. of Prior Lake, MN had water leaking into their unfinished basement, causing them to feel nervous living in their own home, so they went to their local home show to find contractors that could help them. They came across our booth and talked to our Design Specialist, Ryan Powell, about our waterproofing products. Jamie and Pat decided to have Ryan come out to their home for a FREE Estimate. After a thorough inspection, Jamie and Pat were comfortable with Ryan's proposal, so they went ahead with the project. 

    Our Foreman, Cory Sather, and their production team started the installation by breaking out the concrete perimeter of the basement, forming a trench. In the trench, our team installed 42 feet of our WaterGuard System, which is designed to collect water seepage from basement walls and act like an underground drain. Next, we applied 42 feet of our CleanSpace Wall System around the wall perimeter, which is made to prevent mold and humidity and acts as an extra support system. To complete the project, Cory and his team filled the open gaps with rock and replaced the concrete. Jamie and Pat could not believe the installation only took a day. They had a remarkable experience from start to finish! 

  • TripleSafe Sump Pump Installed in Loretto, MN
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    TripleSafe Sump Pump Installed in Loretto, MN
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    TripleSafe Sump Pump Installed in Loretto, MN

    Kevin H. in Loretto, MN had water seeping through his basement walls and overflowing the pump hole. He wanted to get it taken care of before it caused damge to his home, so he contacted American Waterworks for a FREE estimate. We sent one of our Design Specialists to evaluate the situation and propose a unique solution to fit his needs. Kevin approved of the plan and moved forward with an installation date. 

    Our production crew got to work and removed the existing sump pump and installed our recommended TripleSafe with a battery backup system. Then, they replaced the concrete surrounding the sump pump. Our TripleSafe is backed by three layers of protection and is our most reliable sump pump. Kevin is glad he made the investment to protect his basement for the long-term. 

    Do you have a wet basement? Click here to receive a free estimate!

  • Crawl Space Repaired in Annandale, MN
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    Crawl Space Repaired in Annandale, MN
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    Crawl Space Repaired in Annandale, MN

    Paul and Lisa S. of Annandale, MN had dirty, musty and moldy crawl space that needed to be inspected. They called American Waterworks to schedule a FREE Estimate, so we sent out our Design Specialist, Chad Johnson. After an in-depth inspection, Paul and Lisa were confident with the proposal, so they got an installation date scheduled. 

    Our Foreman, Cory Sather, and his production team began the crawl space waterproofing project by removing anything that was in the way. They installed 775 feet of our TerraBlock, which serves as a puncture-resistant insulation and provides the ultimate moisture protection. Next, Cory and his team applied 425 feet of our CleanSpace Wall Vapor Barrier on top of the TerraBlock, which prevents mold and humidity, and it gives the space a clean and bright appearance. Paul and Lisa were both glad we were able to restore their peace of mind! 

  • WaterGuard and Super Sump Protect Basement in Currie, MN
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    WaterGuard and Super Sump Protect Basement in Currie, MN
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    WaterGuard and Super Sump Protect Basement in Currie, MN

    Nancy S. in Currie, MN contacted American Waterworks after being referred to us by a previous customer. She had been struggling with a wet basement and water-damage to her home. She wanted to find a permanent solution, so we sent one of our Design Specialists, Ryan Powell, who designed a unique solution for her home. 

    Our Foreman, Cory Sather, and his crew installed 84 feet of our WaterGuard drainage system, 30 feet of feed line, and our SuperSump sump pump. Then, they replaced the concrete and cleaned up their work area. The drainage system now properly guides water to the sump pump and from there, the sump pump pushes the water through the discharge line and expels it from the home. Nancy is pleased with the results and glad her basement is now a dry, healthy space. 

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1307 Valleyhigh Dr NW
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4119 14th Ave N
Fargo, ND 58102
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