ICE to Hold Managed Realignment Lecture

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) will be the organizer of the Managed Realignment Lecture 2015 in London.

Managed realignment is an approach that involves altering the location of the line of defense against coastal, estuarine or fluvial flooding.

The event will highlight two managed realignment schemes, drawing out the key learning points for application to future projects:

 

  • Alkborough on the Humber Estuary is an example of a large scale realignment specifically designed to achieve a reduction in flood risk elsewhere;
  • Medmerry on the Kent coast is a recent example of a large scale realignment to create intertidal habitat as replacement habitat for flood defense strategies.

The lecture will take place on Monday, September 28th at the ICE London office.

 

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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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