Source: [International association of dredging companies, 2012]


hydraulic fill, dredging, reclamation, restoration


Hydraulic Fill is fill in which the materials are deposited by a flowing stream of water. This fill material will originate from a borrow area or dredging site and be transported to the reclamation area by dredger, barge or pipeline. It is then placed as a mixture of fill material and process water in the reclamation area. Hydraulic Fill has a wide variety of applications for infrastructure construction projects.


Source type

The type of the source

Flood management measure

One or more flood management measures to which this source is related (if applicable).

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