Cost-Effective Design for Urban Lakes Dredging

by Roger Copp, F. X. Browne Associates Inc, Lansdale, PA, USA,
Frank Browne, F. X. Browne Associates Inc, Lansdale, PA, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Dredging and Dredged Material Disposal


The design of a dredging project for an urban lake is usually more complex than for lakes in rural areas. Three areas are special problems particular to the urban lake: chemical quality of sediments, obtaining sufficient disposal area capacity, and public input. A step-by-step design process is outlined that addresses these issues and others.

Subject Headings: Lakes | Urban areas | Dredging | Project management | Materials processing | Dredged materials | Waste management

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