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Decorative Landscaping Products

    Description
    Dredged material can be blended with recycled residual materials such as glass, gypsum, plastic bottles, and automobile interiors, etc. to manufacture statues, figures, garden benches, stepping patio pavers, plant vases, artificial rocks and water fountains. These products can be used to landscape gardens, backyards, swimming pool environments, monument stones, miniature golf courses, highway rest areas, tourist welcoming centers, zoos, and theme parks such as Disney World.

    Recommended Sediment Types

    • Sand
    • Silt
    • Clay
    • Mixtures

    References

    • Murray, N. R. and Associates (2000.) "Evaluation in the Commercial Use of Manufactured Flowable Fill and Gunnite Products from Tuscaloosa Dredged Material in the Construction of Miniature Golf Courses, Zoos, Amusement Parks and Theme Parks," Contractor Report. USACE Mobile District, Mobile, AL.

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