Port Of Santa Cruz, California

CLIENT: Santa Cruz Harbor, California 

PROBLEM: Complex dredging environment

The Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor, located on the north coast of Monterey Bay, suffers from a variety of sedimentation issues.

SedTrend conducted an STA of a 25 square mile area to assess the options for the disposal of dredged materials.


  • Can material dredged from Santa Cruz Harbor be safely placed on the nearby beaches without adverse environmental effects?