FDEP Investigates Carlin Park Sand Quality

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) has collected samples to determine if the sand used for the Carlin Park, Jupiter, FL, beach renourishment project is in compliance with FDEP permit requirements.

In correspondence to FDEP, Reef Rescue raised concerns that the quality of both the upland sourced truck haul sand and the dredged sand did not appear to meet project specific sand quality requirements.

The Carlin Park beach project, which started in November 2014, consists of two phases; one employing sand trucked from an upland source and the second, at the north end of the project, using dredged sand from offshore. FDEP is now awaiting the results of analysis.

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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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