NRW to Reduce Flood Risk in Tywyn

Urgent work is being carried out to remove gravel which is blocking the flow of water in a Gwynedd river. 

Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is removing 60,000 tonnes of gravel from the River Dysynni as it enters the Dysynni Estuary, in order to protect properties in Tywyn from potential flooding.

The blockage has reduced the flow of water causing a rise in the river’s level which has resulted in a back-up of water at the Dysynni’s confluence with the Afon Fathew, reaching as far as Bryncrug and potential weakening of the flood bank.

The gravel will be deposited on the north bank of the river and the work is due to be completed in the next five days.

 

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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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