Environment monitoring during dredging operations
Port of La Spezia
Marine environment monitoring service during dredging operations, port of La Spezia Italy, 2018-up to date.
In summer 2018 Colmar won the bid for providing a water quality monitoring system of the Gulf of La Spezia with the scope of evaluating eventual effects of dredging operation.
Colmar has supplied, installed and operated 3 solar powered buoys equipped with environmental sensors (turbidity, PH, Oxygen, temperature, salinity) and gsm data link. A web page was available to all the authorized authority’s to monitor the situation in real time, sms alert message were automatically sent in case of threshold level overcoming.
The system worked without interruption during the 5 months period allowing to dredge in the most safe and controlled conditions.