Three Western South Dakota Lakes Need Dredging (USA)

The U.S. Forest Service is planning to dredge and restock three western South Dakota lakes that have been degraded by silt contamination, reports argusleader.com.

This dredging project includes Horse Thief, Bismarck and Lakota lake.

Silt pollution which can be caused by: Rainwater run off from topsoil stripped areas of site, pumping out and dewatering of excavations and cleaning of ditches and drains, had deteriorated the water quality of the river.

These lakes are all 50-plus years old. They’re in need of help.”says David Pickford, recreation specialist for the Hell Canyon Ranger District in Custer.

The dredging work is to be done over the next two winters.

Dredging Today Staff, July 10, 2013

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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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