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Dredging-induced near-field resuspended sediment concentrations and source strengths

Dredging-induced near-field resuspended sediment concentrations and source strengths

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Published by US Army Corps of Engineers, Waterways Experiment Station, Available from National Technical Information Service in Vicksburg, MS, [Springfield, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Suspended sediments -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Dredging -- Environmental aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDredging induced near field resuspended sediment concentrations and source strengths.
    Statementby Michael A. Collins.
    SeriesMiscellaneous paper -- D-95-2., Miscellaneous paper (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station) -- D-95-2.
    ContributionsU.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15381455M

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    Residual contamination after dredging can result from the incomplete removal of targeted sediments or the deposition of sediment resuspended during dredging. Residual contaminated sediments hamper the ability to achieve desired cleanup levels and are exacerbated by site conditions like obstructions in the dredging area and impenetrable or. Freshwater, gravel pit, lake sediment, sand, ft sediment depth, 1 acre lake site, hydraulic cutterhead dredge, absorbent boom, silt curtains, settling basin. Phase 1: Nonhazardous sediments to landfill, nonhazardous sludge to city, Phase 2: coarse sediment to ECL, nonhazardous sludge to RDF, solidified sludge to treatment facility.

    assessment of impacts of sediment transport in spawning areas. Relatively high suspended sediment concentrations (> mg L-1) are known to have impacts on early life stages of estuarine fish (Wilber and Clarke , Berry et al. ). However, the duration of exposure to suspended sediment from dredging or disposal must be related to the. Primary mechanisms used by bivalves to deal with high suspended-sediment concentrations include the reduction of net pumping rates (Foster-Smith ) and rejection of excess filtered material as pseudofeces (Robinson, Wehling, and Morse ; Turner and Miller ; Hawkins et al. ). When suspended-sediment concentrations rise above a.


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Dredging-induced near-field resuspended sediment concentrations and source strengths Download PDF EPUB FB2

The strength of the resuspended sediment source, i.e. the mass (or weight) flux of sediments (e.g. [18,19]) introduced in the near field from the dredging zone, can be expressed in term of the product of SSC and velocities distributed over the source surface boundaries (e.g.).Cited by: 3.

Get this from a library. Dredging-induced near-field resuspended sediment concentrations and source strengths. [Michael A Collins; U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station.].

where g is the predicted rate of resuspended sediment leaving the near field zone for a specific dredging operation (in g/s), V s is the volumetric rate of in situ removal sediment (m 3 /h), C s is.

Collins, M.A. Dredging-Induced Near-Field Resuspended Sediment Concentrations and Source Strengths; Technical Report; Southern Methodist University, School of Engineering and Applied Science: Dallas, TX, USA, [Google Scholar]Cited by: 2. Characteristics of resuspended sediment plumes (far field) and, in selected studies, sediment concentrations at the dredgehead were measured (near field) during the field studies.

To depict the dispersion of sediment from the point of dredging, data are presented which show the areal extent of sediment plumes at various depths in the water by: Dredging-Induced Near-Field Resuspended Sediment Concentrations and Simple approach to TSS source strength estimates.

congeners were analyzed in surface sediment samples. Concentrations of. Meaningful criteria to limit environmental impacts are related to the knowledge of the dredging induced plumes extension that requires the estimate of the resuspended sediments concentration close to the dredge location or to the disposal area during the work progression (i.e.

source strength and geometry, e.g. Collins,Becker et al. sediment, suspended solids, and turbidity from non-dredging activities (e.g., mining and logging) on fishes.

Dredging-induced near-field resuspended sediment concentrations and source strengths book, the objectives of this report are to: • Characterize ambient suspended sediment concentrations that fishes are exposed to at dredging sites in the Bay. Fig. 4(a) through (e) show the results for a sediment transport problem over various source concentrations during dredging operations.

These figures mainly showed good agreement between the predicted and observed suspended sediment concentrations with the present hydraulic conditions used in the model. US EPA develop water quality criteria for determining excessive concentrations of constituents in ambient waters for various types of beneficial uses, such as fish and aquatic life, domestic water supplies, agricultural use, etc.

The first of these criteria were released in July as the "Red Book. Collins MA () Dredging induced near field resuspended sediment concentrations and source strengths.

Miscellaneous Paper D, US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS Cundy DF, Bohlen WF () A numerical simulation of the dispersion of sediments suspended by estuarine dredging operations. • Sediment contains low incidence of debris (e.g., logs, boulders, scrap material) or is amenable to effective debris removal prior to dredging or excavation • High contaminant concentrations cover discrete areas of sediment • Contaminants are highly correlated with sediment grain size (to facilitate separation and minimize.

The book finds that, based on a review of available evidence, dredging's ability to decrease environmental and health risks is still an open question. Analysis of pre-dredging and post-dredging at about 20 sites found a wide range of outcomes in terms of surface sediment concentrations of contaminants: some sites showed increases, some no.

It was expected that Scenarios 4 and 6 would exhibit the highest TSS as the sediment samples were prepared with fluffs generated from the settlement of sediment slurry (approximately g/L) on top of ½ inch roughened sediment at the bottom.

The sediment concentrations for the samples for Scenarios 1, 2, 3, and 5 were approximately g/L. Sediment (ug/g dry wt) Bowen Road 10 1 Year Sediment White Sucker f illet Remediation Fish (ug/g wet wt) Marr Road 10 1 Year Total PCB concentrations in white sucker and sediments from the Shiawassee River.

the site. This value is theorized by the Hayes modeling dredge source term (Hayes et al. Case 2 uses three times as much sediment mass, % resuspended by the dredge.

This value is more in line with results shown via field data (Hayes et al. The current state of knowledge estimates that an average loss of % as resuspended. Sediment Resuspension • Resuspended Sediment = dislodged bedded sediment dispersed to the water column • Estimates based on field data or empirical or analytical models (e.g.

DREDGE) – Source Strength Estimate – Dispersion Modeling • Determine need for controls U.S. Army Corps o f Eng in ers Wate rways Expe rim ent Station Effects of Resuspended Sediments Anchor Environmental, CA L.P.

Due to Dredging Operations 16 June the U.S. and the world. Very approximately, both data sets range from several mg/L to several hundred mg/L, with the average for the Los Angeles region at 60 mg/L and the overall average at 83 mg/L.

dredge material source figure e-1 cement-based stabilization of location map legend: long beach breakwater breakwater middle san pedrobreakwater los angeles river dredged material distance in feet 0 la river estuary pola-consolidated slip polb-channel 2 marina del rey c a l i f o r n i a marina del rey ports of long beach and los.

Simulating discharge and sediment concentrations in the increasingly degrading Blue Nile basin Tammo S. Steenhuis1, Seifu A. Tilahun2, Muhammad Elkamil3, Fasikaw Atanaw4, Abeyou W. Worqlul5, Essayas K Ayana6, Anteneh Z. Abiy7, Muluken L. Alemu8, Zelalem K. Tesemma9, Yasir A.

Mohamad 1 School of Civil and Water Resources Engineering, Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia and. The dredging process increases the sediment water content and decreases the bulk density from an average of g cm-3 found in the channel to g cm-3 at the completion of disposal.

During discharge the sediment/water slurry has a lower density and exhibits fluidized flow characteristics.Dredging-Induced Near-Field Resuspended Sediment Concentrations and Source Strengths. Miscellaneous Paper D Vicksburg, Mississippi: USACE Waterways Experiment Station.

Conrad, N. Letter to R. Quail, Bureau of Habitat, NYSDEC. New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, New York Natural Heritage Program, Albany.Suspended-sediment concentrations varied spatially dur-ing the spring high-flow event sampling period.

Sus-pended-sediment concentrations in the Red River of the North (Red River) ranged from 74 to milligrams per liter at Red River near Christine and from 81 .