High levels of organic material build up in watercourses and still waters can be detrimental to the ecology, recreation and aesthetics of a site. Reduced water levels and the carrying capacity of channels can also increase flood risk and create a danger to property.
Silt is classed as hazardous waste once excavated, and removal can often be a challenging operation in terms of both the legislative and logistical demands.
Aquamaintain Ltd are experienced in assessing sediment levels to determine its impact. Our survey and consultation service can provide customers with appropriate and cost-effective solutions to manage sediment.
We have vast experience and expertise in delivering dredging and de-silting projects through a range of different methodologies, often incorporating specialist equipment on technically challenging and protected sites.