This video relates to the Terra et Aqua article: 'The Use of Engineered Sediments for Dyke Construction in the Flood Control Area of Vlassenbroek'. Please use the following link to download the article: http://www.iadc-dredging.com
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
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.