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HOW TO SOLVE A PROBLEM LIKE SILTATION IN A MARINA

R&D project: Land Planning Ltd

SEACAMS contact: Reza Hashemi

 

Land Planning Ltd is in the process of designing a device to try to combat siltation in a Welsh marina. To test whether such a device would work SEACAMS became involved. SEACAMS has the expertise to understand the tides, currents and sediment dynamics and can use numerical computer models to assess whether a non-dredging device could remove sediment. We have deployed oceanographic instrumentation in a Welsh marina to measure currents and sediment properties and can use this information to calibrate our numerical models. The long-term aim is to show whether a device could be designed that would remove sediment from the marina without having to dredge.

If you would like to know more about currents, sediments or the seabed to improve or help your business, please contact us for more information.

Marinas offer us a safe place to moor our boats and enjoy coastal waters. But often, they find themselves filling with sediment making them difficult to navigate.