Innovative Wetlands in Urban Settings Using Dredged Material

by M. C. Landin, U.S. Army Engineer Waterways, Experiment Station, Vicksburg, United States,
T. R. Patin, U.S. Army Engineer Waterways, Experiment Station, Vicksburg, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Management in the '90s: A Time for Innovation

Abstract: As a result of its work in the waterways of the nation, the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has restored or constructed wetlands using dredged material in a number of urban/suburban areas. Habitat restoration, creation, enhancement, and protection that also offer recreational potential and human resource values within projects have been and are currently being used to help meet the demands of complex urban water resource planning and management.

Subject Headings: Personnel management | Municipal water | Water-based recreation | Dredged materials | Water resources | Ecological restoration | Wetlands (fresh water)

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