HERALD AND REVIEW: So much sediment, nowhere to put it: Lake Decatur dredging delayed by problem at storage site

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The Decatur Herald and Review is reporting, “Crews dredging sediment from Lake Decatur have been waiting to get to work since April after engineers encountered a problem with the project: The basin where sediment is being stored has reached maximum capacity earlier than expected.

The engineering contractors for the project, Chastain & Associates, felt the sediment “would settle more than it did or what have you, but it just did not and we needed more room in the sediment basin,” said Matt Newell, the city’s public works director…”

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