Study Recommends New Cedar Creek Floodplain Structure (USA)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on its draft feasibility study and environmental assessment of ecosystem restoration projects in the Cedar Creek watershed in the vicinity of Springfield, Ore.

Co-sponsored by the City of Springfield and Lane County, the Springfield Metropolitan Waterways Ecosystem Restoration feasibility study recommends restoring floodplain structure and function along three reaches of Cedar Creek, including one near its confluence with the McKenzie River.

The plan calls for improving bank stability and reestablishing riparian buffers, channel meanders and large wood features in order to restore fish and wildlife habitat, protect water resources and provide social benefits.

Press Release, January 17, 2014

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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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