More Money for Lower Myall River Restoration

Great Lakes Council has been successful in attracting Federal and State funding for a triple header project that will restore parts of the Lower Myall River whilst rehabilitating Corrie Island and replenishing the sand at erosion hotspot, Jimmys Beach.

The project is being heralded by both Tea Gardens/Hawks Nest residents and Great Lakes Council, who have worked for years to try and resolve the issues relating to the entrance of the Myall River to Port Stephens and the erosion of Jimmys Beach.

Mayor Cr Jan McWilliams said: “We welcome the Federal announcement of $750,000 in funding to dredge the Eastern Channel and restore the RAMSAR listed Corrie Island through the National Landcare Program.”

“Great Lakes Council are also very pleased to match the $993,000 grant from the NSW Government through the Coastal Program to fund an innovative sand transfer solution for the ongoing renourishment of Jimmys Beach that will protect this erosion hot spot for the next 20 years.”

Council has also received matching funding through the ‘Rescuing our Waterways’ program of $1 m to undertake the dredging of the Eastern Channel of the lower Myall River.

Share this article

Follow Dredging Today

Events>

<< Feb 2020 >>
MTWTFSS
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 1

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

read more >

Jobs>

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of DredgingToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below....

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of DredgingToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply

Dredging jobs in Abu Dhabi at NMDC

National Marine Dredging Company “NMDC” aims to be the largest dredging player in the Arab’s Gulf region...

apply