EA for Deroin Bend Scheme Available

A draft supplemental environmental assessment (EA) for repairs to Deroin Bend chute in Holt County, Missouri, between Missouri River miles 519 to 517 is currently available for public review.

The draft supplemental EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damage to the chute that occurred during the 2011 Missouri River flood.

Repairs are needed to prevent continued erosion of the chute caused by the 2011 Missouri River Flood and maintain the chute’s function as shallow water habitat.

Proposed repairs include the installation of six new dike structures designed to slow water velocities, accrete sediments and help maintain the chute’s designed alignment.

The riverward side of a notch through an existing rock structure within the chute would be lowered to prevent the chute from migrating outside its designed alignment.

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2019 Western Dredging Association Gulf Coast Chapter Annual Meeting

The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates.

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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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