Beach Renourishment to Protect Brevard County from Storms

Since the Atlantic Hurricane Season began on Sunday, the Brevard County announced that it has spent millions of dollars to prepare for it.

For more than five months the County conducted a beach renourishment project to get Space Coast ready for a potential storm.

MyNews13 quoted Mike McGarry, Brevard County beach project manager, as saying: “This project is in place because large stretches of Brevard only had seawalls, very narrow beaches, and large structures were at risk.”

Based on the previous experiences, the County leaders think they’ll have to do the same sand renourishment project six years from now.

Dredging Today Staff, June 2, 2014; Image USACE

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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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