Picture of the Day: White River Bank Stabilization Work (USA)

Construction started last year to stabilize a portion of the east bank of the White River in Augusta, Ark.

Bank erosion has been occurring, threatening to wash away Augusta’s historic American Legion Hut, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, a city road, and a portion of the city sewer main.

This work is being done with funds from the Section 14 program, whose purpose is to construct emergency streambank protection to prevent natural erosion processes from damaging roads, sewer lines and historic structures, among other things.

The work is being cost-shared with the City of Augusta.

Dredging Today Staff, April 14, 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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