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Walsoorden pilot part A (2004): relocation of dredged sediment to a shallow water area at the edge of the Walsoorden sandbar

Description of measure

  • Measure Category: Biology/Ecology
  • Estuary: Scheldt
  • Salinity zone: Polyhaline
  • Pressure: Gross change in morphology and hydrographic regime
  • Status: Implemented (in 2004)
  • River km: TIDE-km 120
  • Country: the Netherlands
  • Specific location: Western Scheldt, seaward of the Walsoorden sandbar
  • Responsible authority: Flemish government, Department of Mobility and Public Works (MOW), Maritime Access Division
  • Costs: /
  • Cost category: 250,000 – 1,000,000 €

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