Shoreham Adur Scheme on the Design Board

The Environment Agency is working on a major scheme that will reduce flood risk to the towns of Shoreham-by-Sea and Lancing in West Sussex.

Since November 2014, the Agency held seven exhibitions and drop-in sessions on the Shoreham Adur tidal walls scheme.

At these events a lot has been said about the new flood defenses, sharing the preliminary design drawings for the whole scheme.

The Environment Agency has spent the last few months looking through the feedback received during the sessions about the scheme designs and how to incorporate them.

All of the design drawings will now be taken one step further into the ‘detailed design stage’. This means that the technical drawings will be reviewed and finalized so that they are ready to be submitted as part of the planning application for the scheme.

The start of the construction works has been set for early 2016, subject to funding approval.

 

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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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