VIDEO: Dredging the Little River

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has just released a video about the Little River dredging scheme, located near Dover, from the Route 9/Bayside Drive bridge in Little Creek.

This dredging program, undertaken by Southwind Construction of Evansville, Ind., aims to help stimulate the local economy and support public safety by enhancing boater access and improving navigation at low tides in the Little River.

The channel is approximately 12,400 feet long and is being dredged to widths of 40 feet in the river portion and 60 feet in the Delaware Bay portion, and to a depth of 5 feet at average low tide.

The Little River was last dredged by the state in 1981-1982.

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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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