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Title: New standard weir design for dredged material management area, Jacksonville District
Authors: Maglio, Coraggio K.
Bearce, John W.
Presley, Michael A.
Grover, Justin L.
Keywords: Weirs
Hydraulic structures
Jacksonville (Fla.)
Dredged material management
Dredging Operations Technical Support Program (U.S.)
Publisher: Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Technical Note (Dredging Operations Technical Support Program (U.S.)) ; no.ERDC/TN DOTS-14-01
Abstract: Purpose: This Dredging Operations and Technical Support (DOTS) Program technical note presents a new weir design utilized by the USACE Jacksonville District. The new design is less expensive, safer, and more easily constructed. It also has inherent redundancies and a longer life cycle. The carrier water from the dredged material slurry (water plus dredged solids) that is pumped into a DMMA during dredging must be decanted. The volume of carrier water is several times greater than the amount of dredged solids remaining within the site; thus, if the weir system has issues, the entire project is at serious risk (Fowler et al. 1999).
Description: Technical Note
Gov't Doc #: ERDC/TN DOTS-14-01
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited
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