Browse Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) by Series/Report "Mud to Parks Project"

  • Marlin, John C. (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2004)
    A barge load of sediment excavated by clamshell from Lower Peoria Lake was shipped to Chicago, Ill. It was loaded onto trucks with a large excavator and placed at a conservation area and the Paxton I landfill reclamation ...

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  • Marlin, John C.; Darmody, Robert G. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2018-03)
    This report is a review of the sediment beneficial use project coordinated by the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC), which became known as the "Mud to Parks" project. This document focuses on published and ...

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  • Darmody, Robert G.; Diaz, Dorivar Ruiz (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2017-08)
    Periodic dredging of lakes and waterways generates large amounts of material, often stored indefinitely in extensive sediment basins. A proposed dredging project in the Peoria Lake portion of the Illinois River will generate ...

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  • Diaz, Dorivar Ruiz; Darmody, Robert G. (Champaign, IL : Waste Management and Research Center, 2004-06)
    Accumulation of sediment in the Illinois River has greatly degraded the ecosystem. A large dredging project has been proposed to improve wildlife habitat and recreation in the Peoria Lakes reach of the river. Disposal of ...

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  • Ebbs, Stephen D. (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2006)

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  • Marlin, John C.; Darmody, Robert G. (Champaign, IL : Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, 2015-03)
    The "Mud to Parks" Project highlights a rare opportunity to simultaneously generate environmental, recreational, and economic benefits in two distinct areas of the state of Illinois. This poster details the background of ...

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  • Marlin, John (2004)
    Mud to Parks Videos - These video clips show the handling of sediment from the Illinois River's Peoria Lake where it was excavated and loaded into barges to the unloading in Chicago and placement on the site. The clips ...

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  • Marlin, John C.; Darmody, Robert G. (College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; the Nature of Illinois Foundation; the Illinois Stewardship Advisory Committee., 2005-04)
    The "Mud to Parks" Project highlights a rare opportunity to simultaneously generate environmental, recreational, and economic benefits in two distinct areas of the state of Illinois. This article details the background of ...

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  • Marlin, John C. (Illinois Waste Management and Research Center, 2003)
    Sediment excavated from an Illinois River backwater with a clamshell bucket was stockpiled on a field. The following day it loaded into concrete handling trucks. A concrete pump and placing boom had little difficulty ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (2018-01-19)

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