Prestigious Recognition for Santa Ana Project

The Los Angeles Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers presented its 2015 flood management project of the year award to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, for its Lower Santa Ana River Reach 9 Phase 2B project during ceremonies held last week.

We received numerous excellent projects to consider and selection of the Lower Santa Ana River Reach 9 Phase 2B is in recognition of the project’s unique technical achievements, its complexity, scope and engineering features,” said John Rogers, president-elect of ASCE’s LA Section.

Rogers highlighted the project’s ability to integrate environmental engineering for habitat mitigation into the flood risk management feature of the bank protection design.

The award recommendation was endorsed by ASCE’s Orange County Branch, which awarded its 2014 Environmental Engineering Project of the Year award to the LA District for the same project.

 

 

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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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