Accession Number : ADA292857

Title :   Environmental Effects of Dredging. Refinement and Simplification of Column Settling Tests for Design of Dredged Material Containment Areas.

Descriptive Note : Technical notes,

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS ENVIRONMENTAL LAB

Personal Author(s) : Thackston, Edward L. ; Palermo, Michael R. ; Schroeder, Paul R.

PDF Url : ADA292857

Report Date : MAR 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : The purpose of this note provides background and theory concerning the settling dredged material slurries, a description of the evolution of column settling test procedures, and the technical basis for certain simplifications to the test procedures that are not contained in other published reports. This note does not repeat the detailed instructions for conducting column settling tests that are contained in the recently issued Engineer Manual (EM) 1110-2-5027, Confined Disposal of Dredged Material (Office, Chief of Engineers (OCE) US Army 1987). -BKA

Descriptors :   *ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT, *WASTE DISPOSAL, *WATER QUALITY, *DREDGED MATERIALS, *DREDGING, METHODOLOGY, CONTAINMENT(GENERAL), SEDIMENT TRANSPORT, SLURRIES, SUSPENDED SEDIMENTS, SURFACE WATERS, SAMPLING, CLAY, PARTICULATES, EXTRACTION, DESIGN CRITERIA, SOLID WASTES, SOIL CLASSIFICATION, ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING, SILT, FLOCCULATION.

Subject Categories : Civil Engineering
      Solid Wastes Pollution and Control
      Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE