“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.

“Facts About Dredged Material as a Resource” describes the true nature of dredged material, which contrary to common opinion, is usually clean and usable.
Dredged Material as a Resource

“Facts About Dredged Material as a Resource” describes the true nature of dredged material, which contrary to common opinion, is usually clean and usable.

Management of Aquatic Disposal of Dredged Material

Good practice regarding the management of aquatic disposal of dredged material based on the Dredged Material Assessment Framework of the London Convention.

Environmental Risk Assessment of Dredging and Disposal Operations

Various risk-based methods are used to assess environmental impacts from dredging and dredged material management activities.

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.

Dredged Material Management Guide

A concise guide to support and explain the management of dredged material.

Biological Assessment Guidance for Dredged Material

A decision-making framework shows how to distinguish minimally hazardous sediments from those requiring special treatment.

Re-Use of Borrow Pits: The Dutch Approach to Storing (Contaminated) Dredged Material
Re-Use of Borrow Pits: The Dutch Approach to Storing (Contaminated) Dredged Material

As a result of complex legislation, lack of space and public resistance, cost effective solutions for dredged material, are becoming more and more difficult to find. Re-use of former borrow pits is an attractive option, particularly when it offers opportunities for environmental enhancement.