Fambridge (Westwick Marina)

Year Implemented

2001

Project Type

Beneficial use of dredged sediment

Country

United Kingdom

Location

Crouch Estuary (Essex)

Longitude

0.6677

Latitude

51.6389

Habitat(s) Created
Size

Why Undertaken
  • Habitat Enhancement

Project Description Summary

Dredged fine muddy sediment was pumped onto the adjacent marshes. No retaining devices were used but a 60-80cm vertical overburden was placed in saltmarsh channels.

Documents/References uploaded
References
  • Bolam and Whomersley, 2005. Marine Pollution Bulletin 50 (2005) 40-47


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