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


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 | Construction management | Project management | Waste disposal | Waste containment | Construction sites | Spillways | Berms

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