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Methods to control fine-grained sediments resulting from construction activity.

United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Water Planning and Standards.

Methods to control fine-grained sediments resulting from construction activity.

by United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Water Planning and Standards.

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Published by Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water Planning and Standards in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soil conservation.,
  • Sedimentation and deposition.,
  • Runoff.,
  • Soil erosion.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEPA ; 44/9-7
    ContributionsHittman Associates.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 74 p. :
    Number of Pages74
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17065372M

    Metals, nutrients, and other toxic and nonconventional pollutants are naturally present in soils, and can be contributed during construction activity or by activities that occurred at the site prior to the construction activity (see, e.g., comment from Dr. Britt Faucette, EPA-HQ-OW in the rulemaking record. EPA recognizes that.   Zeolite particles in marine fine-grained sediment could attract more cations than the clay particles, resulting in a decrease of the cation concentration in the vicinity of clays. Consequently, according to the Gouy-Chapman theory and Bolt (), the DDL of clay particles and the repulsive forces would increase, generating a weak sediment Cited by: 2.

      Design of Hydraulic Structures 1. Design of Hydraulic Structures BTCI 2. Syllabus Unit-I Elements of Dam Engineering: Introduction: • Introduction, classification, comparative study of different types of dams, selection of type of dam, selection of site of dam, preliminary and final investigations of dam sites, fixation of storage capacity, reservoir losses, sedimentation in reservoirs. Inappropriate construction techniques, which are not suitable for swelling soils, have been used along the Colorado Front Range urban corridor. Piping is the process where fine grained sediments are removed by flowing water. This can create a cavity next to water and sewer lines and down-spouts.

    Full text of "Tracking environmental change using lake sediments" See other formats. Weathering is the breaking down of rocks, soil, and minerals as well as wood and artificial materials through contact with the Earth's atmosphere, water, and biological ring occurs in situ (on site), that is, in the same place, with little or no movement, and thus should not be confused with erosion, which involves the movement of rocks and minerals by agents such as water, ice.


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EPA / Methods To Control Fine-Grained Sediments Resulting From Construction Activity December U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY Office of Water Planning and Standards Washington, D.C.

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Fine-grained sediment normally deposits in marine environments, and diagenesis activity for these sediments is very little. As these sediments deposit in a shallow marine environment the presence of oxygen slows down the diagenesis activity.

In a lake or swamp area, dehydration takes a very long time, which allows the organic matter to be oxidized. Methods to control fine-grained sediments resulting from construction activity (Washington: Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water Planning and Standards, ), by United States.

Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Water Planning and Standards and Hittman Associates (page images at HathiTrust). Information Sources Nonpoint source pollution control practices discussed above in summary form are described in more detail in the following publications: "Processes, Procedures, and Methods to Control Pollution Resulting From All Construction Activity" EPA /, October Both coarse- and fine-grained facies are being reworked during high-energy events (Hs> m) when fine sediment is resuspended, weak tide-induced drift currents causing the sand patches to be Author: Edward Anthony.

Major marine construction projects, resulting in the release of sediments, are subject to environmental assessment and other regulatory approval processes. An important tool used for this is the development of specialized numerical methods for these marine activities. An integrated set of numerical methods addresses four distinct topics: (1) The near-field release and mixing of suspended Cited by: 1.

The previous chapter in this book, by Lawson (), reviewed the three options of geotextiles used as flexible forms: bags, containers, and tubes. Fig. shows dewatering and decontaminating fine-grained river and harbor sediments; however, tube sizes are used invariably.

Flexible soil-filled fabric tubes were made as early asbut initially they were not by: 4. Seasonal Dynamics of Fine-Grained Sediments in a Back-Barrier Tidal Basin of the German Wadden Sea (Southern North Sea) Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Coastal Research 22(2) Foraminifera are eukaryotic unicellular microorganisms inhabiting all marine environments.

The study of these protists has huge potential implications and benefits. They are good indicators of global change and are also promising indicators of the environmental health of marine ecosystems. Nevertheless, much remains to be learned about foraminiferal by: 1.

These and other nonlinear tendencies are particularly pronounced in the processes that govern the transport of fine-grained, cohesive sediments. Fine-grained silts and clays (inorganic particles less than 60 micrometers in diameter), because of their relatively large surface-area-to-volume ratio and electrochemical character, are the favored.

Similar tests in fine-grained sediments such as clay are more problematic due to difficulty in removing the moisture from the sample and the resulting alteration of micropores during desiccation. Additionally, removal of ambient confining pressures present in the field may result in sample expansion.

Construction Dewatering and Groundwater Control is an indispensable tool for all engineering and construction professionals searching for the most up-to-date coverage of groundwater control for various purposes, the modern ways to identify and analyze site-specific situations, and the modern tools available to control t.

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Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF. fine-grained abyssal sediments. The east-central margin of North America has been structurally dynamic over much of its history, during which sedimentation has been affected both by tectonic movement and global sea-level fluctuations (Ward and Strickland, ).

Tectonic activity was. NATURAL PROCESSES OF GROUND-WATER AND SURFACE-WATER INTERACTION Lakes commonly are shallow around their perimeter where waves can remove fine-grained sediments, permitting the surface water and ground water to interact freely.

In wetlands, on the other hand, if fine-grained and highly decomposed organic sediments are present near the. Abstract: Various methods exist to control erosion from construction sites such as use of straw bales, construction of sediment basins, mulching, establishment of vegetation, and so forth.

However, planners, hydrologists and engineers often do not have a method for evaluating the effectiveness of measures being implemented.

In recent years increasing attention has been paid to environmental effects that may result from marine dredging and disposal operations. In general, the fine-grained fraction of handled sediments can be dispersed far from the intervention site as a turbidity plume, depending on the specific site and operational parameters.

Starting from a literature review, this paper suggests standards for Cited by: 1. The most common methods for dewatering include sumps, wells and well-points. 1) Sumps provide localized, very shallow dewatering (less than 3 feet) and consist of pumping from perforated drums or casings in a gravel-filled backhoe pit.

Sumps work best in tight, fine grained soils, or very coarse, boulder deposits. Fine-grained sedimentary soil deposits, containing hydrated silicas of aluminum, that are plastic and sticky when wet and harden when heated. gravel deposits Alluvial accumulations of small unconsolidated rock fragments, such as pebbles and cobbles, used in construction as .Full text of "Guidance on sampling and analytical methods for use at contaminated sites in Ontario." See other formats.

Proceedings of the Coastal Sediments Details This Proceedings contains over papers on cutting-edge research presented at the eighth international Symposium on Coastal Sediment Processes, held May 11 15,in San Diego, California, USA.