More Funds for Rhyl Flood Defenses

Rhyl will receive additional £1.9 million from the Welsh government for the improvement of its coastal defenses.

The additional investment for this north Wales town brings the total funding for the flood defense scheme to £6.3 million. The announcement was made today by Welsh Government Minister for Natural Resources Carl Sargeant.

According to the BBC News, the scheme includes improvements to the original vulnerable sea wall, built over 70 years ago and will include the construction of a concrete revetment, wave walls and a widened promenade to provide a wave splash zone.

Once finished, the Rhyl scheme will provide protection reducing flood risk to over 2,600 homes and commercial properties in the area.

Dredging Today Staff

 

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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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