24 October 2012

• Housatonic River Dredging…2 More Articles

“In 1976, the last time the channel was dredged, 215,000 cubic yards of sand was removed from the floor of the Housatonic inlet; this was used to replenish Stratford's Short Beach. This time around, Long Beach will be the beneficiary of about 50,000 cubic yards of riverbottom sand."

Source: CTPost.com

• Housatonic River Dredging…More Information

"It's very important to dredge the river, because the river over the years has changed direction, changed shape, change locations because of the fact of the sediment that comes down 149 miles above here."

Source: WTNH.com

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