Spring Mill Lake Dredging Set for Fall

Spring Mill Lake Restoration Project that involves dredging of the lake is scheduled to start this fall, according to the Indiana State Parks & Reservoirs director Dan Bortner.

The project involves dredging silt from the 23-acre lake. Dredging the lake will allow for better recreational access and improve the habitat for fish, turtles, otters, waterfowl and other wildlife.

Dredging of the lake is expected to cost around $700,000 and will happen in two phases over two or three years. Approximately 40,000 cubic yards of dredge material will be removed from the site.

Spring Mill Lake was last dredged in 1977-78, when 14,000 cubic yards of sediment was removed.

Dredging Today Staff, July 10, 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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