Sustainable Marine Infrastructure fact sheet available online

The latest IADC-CEDA Fact Sheet “Creating a Sustainable Marine and Freshwater Infrastructure” is now available in the IADC Knowledge Centre.

Marine and Freshwater Infrastructure is the collection of waterborne works at coastlines, estuaries, rivers, canals and in port areas.

In general, such works provide flood protection or enable port development, urban development and navigability of waterways. In other cases these works serve to protect or restore nature and recreational areas.

This Fact Sheet answers essential questions such as:

  • What is Marine and Freshwater Infrastructure?
  • What is Sustainability?
  • What is Sustainable Marine and Freshwater Infrastructure?
  • What is the role of dredging in the realisation of a Sustainable Marine and Freshwater Infrastructure?
  • How can a Sustainable Marine and Freshwater Infrastructure be attained?
  • Which key enablers are instrumental for sustainable infrastructure development?
  • Why actively involving stakeholders?
  • How can legislation support water infrastructure is made sustainably?

In the IADC Knowledge Centre, you will find a wealth of information on various dredging related topics in 32 Facts About that can be freely downloaded and shared.

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