Patrizia Bernardini (MSc Eng.) is a project leader at WIS, Water Innovation Support, a joint department of the Civil Engineering Division and the Road and Hydraulic Engineering division, special services of Rijkswaterstaat, The Netherlands.
Articles By Patrizia Bernardini
Contaminated Dredged Material: Building Material of the Future? An Investigation into Building Mound
The Dutch Department of Water Management (Rijkswaterstaat) is developing an innovative concept: building mounds (terpen) of dredged material. Terpenor mounds were common in Holland centuries ago: man-made mounds a few metres high that were placed as a protection against the sea.