Meetings Set for Denver Waterways Restoration Study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the city and county of Denver, will hold three public meetings to gather input on the recently initiated Denver Waterways Restoration Study.

Main purpose of the study is to identify ecosystem restoration and flood risk reduction opportunities along critical areas of the South Platte River from 6th Avenue to 58th Avenue and flood-prone areas of Harvard Gulch and Weir Gulch.

The meetings will take place at the following locations:

April 29

South Platte River Public Meeting – Fairview Elementary School, 2715 W. 11th Ave.

May 6  

Harvard Gulch Public Meeting – Harvard Gulch Recreation Center, 550 E. Iliff Ave.

May 7  

Weir Gulch Public Meeting – Barnum Recreation Center, 360 W. Hooker St.

In 2000, Congress provided approval for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to study ecosystem and flood risk issues along the South Platte River in Arapahoe and Adams Counties. Congress added Denver County to the study authorization in 2008, and the reconnaissance study was completed by the Corps in 2010. The results of that study indicated federal interest in pursuing a comprehensive feasibility study with the city and county of Denver as the cost-share sponsor.

 

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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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