Optimum Dredging and Disposal Practices in Estuaries

by Carl C. Cable,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1969, Vol. 95, Issue 1, Pg. 103-114

Document Type: Journal Paper

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Abstract: Various types of dredging plant are described; their capabilities and limitations are listed. The importance of selecting the most suitable disposal method for the job at hand is stressed. Present day emphasis on clean waters dictates that planning be redirected to studying alternate disposal methods to reduce pollutional aspect of some dredging projects. The trend is towards more positive containment of dredged materials to reduce repetitive redredging of material in the ship channels and to provide some control over water quality.

Subject Headings: Dredging | Water quality | Dredged materials | Job satisfaction | Water pollution | Ships | Quality control |

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