- If more effort were put into ensuring rivers and watercourses were properly dredged and cleared of weed and vegetation, it may have helped to contain the water, he said.
- At a cost of $133 million, the harbour was dredged and a dock constructed, abandoned oil wells were plugged and petroleum infrastructure relocated.
- ‘We are also aiming at improving the quality of the environment by organizing a number of programs to dredge rivers, and reduce foul water and vehicle emissions,’ he said.
- 1 (net)Example sentences
- She could spend a morning describing how the Army Corps of Engineers, with massive dredges, keeps the rivers flowing along the paths shown on maps.
- What goes on up here at The Labs is marine biology, where students learn to appreciate what the dredge brings up from the muddy bottom.
- Around 1976, a dredge was brought in to deepen the harbor.
- 2→ dredger 1
- 1 (raise)
- 1 (cover completely)Example sentences
- Do not dredge the pasta in flour to prevent sticking, as the flour turns to glue when cooked and, ironically, causes the pasta to stick together (using semolina flour from Italian delis instead will help).
- Season sweetbreads with salt and pepper and dredge in flour.
- Season the frog's legs with salt and pepper and dredge in the flour.
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