USA: Thousand Oaks Residents Seek Solution for Flooding

Residents of the Thousand Oaks subdivision in Trinity complained Tuesday to Pasco County commissioners about flooding Tropical Storm Debby brought to their neighborhood and urged them to find ways to keep their homes dry, reports newportrichey.patch.com.

Many residents believe that this could be prevented. Dredging could be one of the possibilities to avoid this situation.

Something has to be done,” Trinity Oaks homeowner Ron Levi told commissioners.

County officials are going to meet with the Southwest Water Management District Monday, but they have not submitted an official request for dredging.

Last year, Pasco County asked the Southwest Water Management District for permission to dredge a canal through what the county believes is an already disturbed wetland, but SWIFTMUD denied that request.

County commissioners hope for a different result this year.

Dredging Today Staff, July 26, 2012

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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