Video The Use of Engineered Sediments for Dyke Construction in the Flood Control Area of Vlassenbroek
“The Use of Engineered Sediments for Dyke Construction in the Flood Control Area of Vlassenbroek”

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The Use of Engineered Sediments for Dyke Construction in the Flood Control Area of Vlassenbroek
The Use of Engineered Sediments for Dyke Construction in the Flood Control Area of Vlassenbroek

By preparing material from maintenance dredging with selected additives, a protective dyke was constructed from 100% reused sediments.

Contaminated Dredged Material: Building Material of the Future? An Investigation into Building Mound
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.