USA: Corps to Host Meeting on Mississippi River Hydrodynamic Study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District and the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana, will host a public meeting on Wednesday, October 23rd to provide a status update on the Louisiana Coastal Area – Mississippi River Hydrodynamic and Delta Management (MRHDM) Study.

This important study, authorized under Section 7003 of the Water Resource Development Act (WRDA) 2007, was initiated in August 2011 with the goal to use Mississippi River resources (freshwater and sediment/nutrients) to restore and sustain a healthy coastal ecosystem, while balancing river services.

The public meeting will include both a Technical Session during the day, as well as a Presentation and Open House Session in the evening. Both sessions will cover topics such as an Overview of the Mississippi River Hydrodynamic and Delta Management Study, Geomorphic Analysis, 1-D Modeling, Multi-Dimensional Analysis, as well as Data Collection and Management.

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Press Release, October 21, 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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