World Dredging: Sediment Recycling Along the Mississippi River’s Bird’s-Foot Delta

In a discussion with Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy in early 2017, the Senator asked if we could provide a video that demonstrated the difference between hopper and cutterhead dredges. After being not able to find a suitable video we decided to create one using drone footage of dredging for channel maintenence of the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) in the area of Southwest Pass or the bird’s-foot delta.

Read the article in the pdf posted here.WorldDredgingVol52