Management of Dredged Material Disposal Areas

by I. Braxton Kyzer, US Army Corps of Engineers, Dredging, Management Branch, Charleston, SC, USA,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Dredging and Dredged Material Disposal

Abstract: Procedures and techniques that have been used successfully in Charleston, S. C. for planning management of disposal areas are outlined and explained. The following are some of the issues addressed: the goals of a disposal area management program, crust management; preparation of a disposal area prior to disposal operation through spillways, perimeter ditches, berm raising, subdivision of areas, etc; the importance of proper dike construction; appropriate action after dredging is complete.

Subject Headings: Dredged materials | Project management | Waste disposal | Waste containment | Spillways | Berms

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