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The Miami River corridor was home to early Native American settlements, and in the early 1900s it was dredged in order to assist in draining the Everglades, the subtropical marshland in southern Florida. As the city of Miami developed, the river became a major outlet for storm water and untreated sewage. In 1990 the USACE recommended that maintenance dredging be done to remove sediments impacting navigation.
Macro and Micro Dredging as a Tool for Mitigating Floods and Droughts in the Red River Delta, Vietnam
This article covers the initial environmental examination and the development of mitigation measures against adverse impacts of physical works. Detailed investigations of water and groundwater, and sediment and soils support the assessment, backed by field surveys.