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.
Remediation dredging
Remediation dredging (Contaminated sediments)
Remediation dredging is the name given to clean-up operations specifically aimed at removing contaminated sediments that can endanger marine and human life.
Environmental Dredging of a Chromium Contaminated Fjord
Environmental Dredging of a Chromium Contaminated Fjord
The sediments in Valdemarsviken fjord in Sweden were contaminated with chromium from the discharge of untreated wastewater from tannery operations decades ago. The contaminated sediments were dredged, dewatered, solidified and placed as a engineered fill in a nearshore area.
Remediation of the Acid Tar Lagoons at Rieme, Belgium (IADC Safety Award)
Remediation of the Acid Tar Lagoons at Rieme, Belgium (IADC Safety Award)
Working in an extremely toxic and dangerous area demanded unusual, extensive safety methods that went well beyond normal ISO requirements.