Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure
Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure

The book Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure gives state-of-the-art guidance on how to design, implement and manage a water infrastructure project with a dredging component to project owners, regulators, consultants, designers and contractors.

“Facts About Selecting a Destination for Dredged Material” describes the considerations necessary to determine how to use or dispose of dredged material.
Selecting a Destination for Dredged Material

“Facts About Selecting a Destination for Dredged Material” describes the considerations necessary to determine how to use or dispose of dredged material.

FA Confined Disposal Facilities
Confined Disposal Facilities

“Facts About Confined Disposal Facilities” describes the special closed areas that prevent contaminated sediments from being released into the environment.

Confined Disposal Facilities

Confined Disposal Facilities are an important solution for managing contaminated sediments that cannot be sufficiently cleaned for re-use.

Long Term Management of Confined Disposal Facilities for Dredged Material

During the latter part of the 20th century it became clear that another approach should be found for handling contaminated dredged material. Up to then it was common practise to dispose dredged material at sea or use it to raise the land or as fertilizer on land.

Environmental Guidelines for Aquatic, nearshore and upland Confined Disposal Facilities for Contaminated Dredged Material

Information and recommendations regarding Confined Disposal Facilities, including the management of contaminated dredged materials.

Masonville Dredged Material Containment Facility: Environmental Planning, Compliance and Compensatory Mitigation
Masonville Dredged Material Containment Facility: Environmental Planning, Compliance and Compensatory Mitigation

Planning a new confined disposal facility at the Baltimore, Maryland, Harbor was easy, but building it required extensive permits, environmental licenses and collaboration with the public, other stakeholders and regulatory agencies.