Port of Esperance Maintenance Dredging

Closed 21 Apr 2013

Opened 13 Apr 2013


Esperance Ports Sea and Land proposes to undertake maintenance dredging in the Port of Esperance to return the bathymetry to design depth, with disposal of most sediments to an offshore disposal site and some sediments to an onshore disposal area.

What happens next

Following the seven day public comment period and consideration of any comments received, the EPA will decide whether or not this proposal requires environmental impact assessment and, if so, what level of assessment will be applied.

The Chairman's decisions on level of assessment are released each Monday on the EPA's website.


  • All of Western Australia


  • Public


  • Seven-day comment on referrals