USACE Postpones Public Meetings on Dike Rehabilitation

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has postponed public meetings that were scheduled to be held later this month regarding rehabilitation efforts at the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee.

The meetings were scheduled for Sept. 22-25 at various locations in south Florida.  The meetings are being postponed due to delays associated with modeling being conducted for the dam safety modification study of the 143-mile earthen structure.

Rather than provide incomplete information to the public, it is best to complete this important analysis,” said Tim Willadsen, Herbert Hoover Dike Rehabilitation Project Manager.  “Complete and accurate information is essential because it may have significant impacts on the potential solutions.” 

The meetings will be rescheduled for a future date.

September 7, 2014

 

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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”.

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To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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