Broads Given £800,000 Dredging Research Grant

news_broads120pxIssue date: 12th December 2011

The Norfolk and Suffolk Broads is to be given an £800,000 grant to help find new ways of removing sediment which builds up in the waterways.

The money from the EU will fund research into new methods of dredging sediment and recycling it.

The Broads Authority said the money would also help fund an extension to the sediment island at Duck Broad.

The project is expected to run until 2014.

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