How will the environment be protected during dredging?

This project is following strict Fish & Wildlife protocols and other measures to protect the environment.

Project Timing & Deadlines
The US Fish & Wildlife Agency has issued a permit for this project, with the condition that the project be completed during a certain time of year and within a certain time frame. The project must run on a 24×7 operation in order to meet these permit requirements.

Water Quality Tests
California Regional Water Board – San Francisco Bay Region issued Waste Discharge Requirements for this project. These include requirements for sampling and observation through and a self-monitoring program conducted by the City’s Water Quality team.

Safe Silt Disposal
Dredged material will be disposed of at a designated disposal site in the Bay.

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