The report provides the general concept of ecosystem services and the overall considerations on its use in the context of dredging projects.
An extensive study on accuracies in dredging and stone dumping works provides information for those who make the contract specifications or monitor the works.
Talking about management firstly means to qualify sediments in the correct way: are they waste or freely manageable materials? The answer is not simple and, being aware of that, the Italian legislator repeatedly intervened, from 2006 to 2012, with laws and regulations in order to offer legal certainties to the interested parties.
Commonly referred to as the FIDIC Blue Book, the second edition of the FIDIC Form of Contract for Dredging and Reclamation Works is an update which better reflects actual practice than the first book