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General Description

The removal of materials such as sand, silt, and clays in an existing navigation channel. Maintenance dredging is performed periodically to remove bottom sediment that has been naturally deposited through time.

Summary of Federal Requirements

Dredging operations are managed the same regardless of whether they are related to construction or not. Click here to visit the Dredging portion of the Construction section of the Facility Regulatory Tour.

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Regulatory Sources
33 CFR 323.1 through 323.6
Permits for Discharges of Dredged or Fill Material into Waters of the United States

Dredge and Fill/Wetland (Section 404) Self-Audit Checklist for the Construction Industry
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Last Updated: July 05, 2017