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EL Team Earns Second 2017 International Award for Quantifying Benefits of Horseshoe Bend Island
Behind the dredge California, the river island at Horseshoe Bend on the lower Atchafalaya River, Louisiana, is being self-designed. When dredged sediment is strategically placed upriver (lower right), the river’s energy disperses it -- which nourishes the island’s growth and consequently creates environmental and other benefits.

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