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Synonyms for dredge

a power shovel to remove material from a channel or riverbed

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search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost


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remove with a power shovel, usually from a bottom of a body of water

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In a previous project at the laboratory, ropes were put in the sand and the area was dredged to see when the screen would plug up.
Ruthin, 240' above sea level, has had 100 houses flooded in several years because the River Clwyd is not now getting dredged.
The processing plant is currently being built, so the initial dredged material is being placed in a temporary spoil site at this time, with the return water flowing back through stand pipes to the lake.
3] of the overlying water used to pump dredged material which exposes hydraulically dredged sediment to a tremendous turbulence and this turbulence is sufficient to resuspend large numbers of sediment bound bacteria.
Much of the sand is used by the building trade and currently less that 300,000 tonnes is being dredged because of the impact on the building industry of the current recession.
Dredged material was to have been disposed of at sea with the most contaminated silt - estimated at around 10% - would be landfilled.
Such a cost-efficient allocation is one for which the deepest levels of dredged water depths for ports are obtained for a given national dredging cost expenditure.
The City of Sault Saint Marie recently dredged its Bondar Marina in the St.
In this first book dedicated to dredging and its environmental impact, international experts discuss dredging operations in the Netherlands, Belgium, the UK, Spain, the US, Hong Kong, and Singapore, as well as rules and regulations concerning extraction and disposal of dredged material.
The degree of change in dredge efficiency in dredged plots was significantly higher than in the control (LS means test, versus dry dredge, P = 0.
An estimated 2 million tonnes of sand is dredged from the Bristol Channel and Severn Estuary every year.
The $36-million project is said to be the largest environmental hydraulically dredged sediment remediation project ever undertaken in the United States.
The other issue, which has yet to be decided by the EPA, is what to do with the thousands of pounds of contaminated sediment once it is dredged and dewatered (by sucking the water out to decrease the amount of material).
Recently, EPA sampling of piles of material dredged from Glen Cove Creek, N.
When mining commences, a systematic programme is followed whereby each block is thoroughly dredged.