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.
Articles Tagged: turbidity
Dredge operations don’t need to be destructive or harm the environment around them. With the help of careful monitoring and the real-time data it provides, dredge operators can operate their equipment with confidence and monitor their projects with precision.
Monitoring and understanding water quality parameters is an essential part of protecting environmental health. Poor water quality affects aquatic flora and fauna, and the health of the entire surrounding ecosystem.
Water quality sensors allow managers to monitor for algae, phytoplankton, and chlorophyll and many others, we discuss the options available for water monitoring projects.
Planning/choosing the right instruments and processes for turbidity measurement can be a challenge. NexSens explores some of the best choices available in the context of experience and highlights the basic requirements for a successful system.
For regulatory or other needs, turbidity monitoring is and important aspect of any dredging project. Dredging affects water clarity and quality and should be monitored in real time to aid with remediation efforts associated with elevated turbidty.