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TIDE pilot 1: large scale execution “plaatrandstortingen” (2010), relocation of dredged sediment to shallow water areas near sandbars

Description of measure

  • Measure Category: Biology/Ecology
  • Estuary: Scheldt
  • Salinity zone: Polyhaline
  • Pressure: Habitat loss and degradation
  • Status: Under construction (Implementation between 2010 and 2015)
  • River km: Scheldt-km 42-47; TIDE-km 110-116
  • Country: the Netherlands
  • Specific location: Western Scheldt, three sandbars (four relocation locations): sandbars Hooge Platen (North and West), Rug van Baarland and Walsoorden
  • Responsible authority: Department of Mobility and Public Works (MOW), Maritime Access Division
  • Costs: /
  • Cost category: 1,000,000 – 5,000,000 €

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