USACE Assists Quinault Indian Tribe on Seawall Repair Project (USA)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, put its Emergency Operations center into 24-hour operation March 27 and has sent a team to work with the Quinault Indian Tribe with flood protection measures.

The Corps team is assisting the Quinault Indian Nation at Taholah, Wash., with repair of a 500-foot section of seawall to protect homes and infrastructure from potential flooding.

The Corps has sent out teams of emergency responders who are familiar with the area and the specific threats from coastal storms,” said Doug Weber, the Seattle District, U.S Army Corps of Engineers, Emergency Management Branch Chief.

Press Release, March 31, 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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