To make sure the currents are flowing properly the USACE uses a NexSens CB-450 Data Buoy with a Seatek Ultrasonic Ranging System.
Articles Tagged: dredging
Dredging done correctly doesn’t hurt water quality, and can yield positive environmental results. However, ensuring these good results demands monitoring for contaminant release, sediment resuspension, and other water quality issues.
Data collection is an important part of the monitoring process for dredge projects because accurate data ensures compliance with regulations.
Tetra Tech engineers track total dissolved solids in discharge from a CDF during the Avalon Back Bay Maintenance Dredging Project.
Ryba Marine Construction
Many government and nonprofit agencies have worked to dredge and clean up the Buffalo River after years of industrial use.
Gravity Environmental Consulting
Consultants are working with scientists in Kazakhstan to monitor, track and model ongoing marine construction on the shore of the Caspian Sea.
Officials in Bermuda are monitoring dredging efforts as ports are being expanded to accommodate larger cruise ships.
Three data buoys were equipped with water quality sondes and telemetry packages to monitor San Diego Bay in real time while dredging was underway.
After dredging the Buffalo River, Sevenson was tasked with dredge turbidity monitoring around operations to minimize negative effects to aquatic life.
Northern Resource Consulting
Engineers at NRC worked with NexSens Technology to outfit dredge turbidity monitoring areas with buoys and sondes for tracking water clarity.