UK’s Event on Contaminated Sediments Starts Next Week

CIRIA, the construction industry research and information association, and Central Dredging Association (CEDA) will next Wednesday, February 4th, hold the Risk Assessment and Management of Contaminated Sediments event in London.

The event will examine how the risks of contaminated sediments in UK could be assessed and managed.

In some parts of the UK, increased dredging has been carried out in rivers and canals to mitigate flooding. This is likely to increase the pressure on the current capability for dealing with these materials in this country.

Background

Sediments play multiple roles in the environment. It is possible that they carry contaminants, a habitat, a resource – or all three. Freshwater and marine sediments can be contaminated by a range of substances as a result of deliberate and non-deliberate incidents – these can be permitted or unpermitted releases. Management of large-scale contaminated sediment, remedial investigations and remediation projects can be resource-intensive.

This event will explore:

  • The current published guidance and on going projects on contaminated sediments – what do they cover?;
  • How contaminated sediments are being managed in UK fresh water and marine environment;
  • How the recent dredging to mitigate flooding in some parts of the UK has affected the current practice?;
  • Gaps in guidance and other tools which could help British practitioners in contaminated sediments projects;
  • Good practice and examples.

 

Source: ciria

 

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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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