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Pulp and Paper Mill Aeration Pond Dredging

C&M Dredging has the equipment, personnel, and training to handle your pulp and paper mill dredging needs from runoff storage ponds, processing water ponds, primary settling ponds, aeration basins, and settling lagoons. Fiber, paper, and packaging operations, which we service include both hydraulic and mechanical dredging for permanent onsite disposal or preparation for beneficial reuse programs. C&M Dredging has the equipment, personnel, and training to handle your pulp and paper mill dredging needs.

At C&M Dredging, we say that "a good start makes for a great finish" to a project. Our professional staff will work onsite with your team to collect the material samples and depth soundings necessary to establish a long-term residuals management plan. Whether your project is a full pond or lagoon capacity restoration, or a smaller, more focused dredging effort to access aerators for service and maintenance, C&M Dredging has you covered. Initial evaluations include;

  • Volumetric estimates in yardage or Bone-Dry Tons
  • Means and methods of excavation
    • Hydraulic
    • Mechanical
  • Means and methods of dewatering
  • Belt and filter presses
  • Drying beds
  • Geotextile Tubes
  • Recommended Chemical Program

We also work with our clients to plan and implement any necessary site preparation for the staging and dewatering areas.

Contact C&M Dredging today for a free consultation and estimate for addressing the needs of your pulp or paper mill aeration pond.

Pulp and Paper Mill Aeration Pond Dredging

Featured Project

Hurricane Damage Restoration

Florida Keys


  • Remote Island Location 3 miles from mainland in FL Keys
  • Hydraulic Dredging to Geotextile tubes
  • Automated Polymer Injection System for Material Dewatering and Clean Effluent Requirements
  • Dewatering site constructed on sectional barge at island location
  • Dredging, Dewatering, Hauling and Disposal all simultaneously
  • Geotextile tubes transported by barge back to mainland daily for offloading into trucks
  • Sensitive Marine Benthic Resource avoidance and protection integral part of project requirements


C&M Dredging performed an environmental restoration dredging project to reverse impacts caused by hurricane damage to an island resort in the Florida Keys. A canal system and basin system that was in place for barges and vessels that serviced the island resort daily had been filled in by hurricane-force winds and tidal surge.

The difficulty was that the project site was 3 miles from the mainland, on an island.

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