Identification of Alternatives to Reduce Shoaling and for Beneficial Use at the Bolivar Flare of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway
ERDC Vicksburg United States
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This U.S. Army Corps of Engineers USACE Regional Sediment Management RSM project focused on exploring innovative solutions to shoaling and sediment management issues in the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway GIWW, specifically at the Bolivar Flare, Texas Figure 1. The GIWW Bolivar Flare is a shoaling hotspot that requires annual maintenance dredging. The objectives of this RSM study were twofold 1 to identify potential measures that will reduce maintenance costs and 2 to identify potential beneficial use BU options in the area.
- Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology