Method for treatment of dredged materials to form a structural fill

  • US 6,293,731 B1
  • Filed: 05/15/1998
  • Issued: 09/25/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/15/1997
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A method for producing a structural fill material comprising the steps of:

  • obtaining a dredged material;

    depositing the dredged material into a containment receptacle;

    removing free water from the dredged material and the containment receptacle;

    creating an additive slurry in a mixing container;

    pumping the additive slurry from the mixing container to a mixing assembly disposed within the containment receptacle;

    mixing the additive slurry into the dredged material to form a substantially homogenous mixture; and

    , curing the substantially homogenous mixture in the containment receptacle, thereby producing a structural fill material and reducing particulate emissions.

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