Final Meeting Held on Shoreham Adur Scheme

The Environment Agency recently held two final public exhibitions on Shoreham Adur tidal walls scheme.

The scheme that will reduce the risk of flooding to Shoreham-by-Sea and Lancing is being developed jointly by Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Adur District Council, West Sussex County Council and the Environment Agency.

It will provide protection for extreme events with 0.33% probability (1 in 300 year) of occurring in one year, allowing for 50 years of sea level rise.

During the exhibitions, the final designs were displayed, including a 3D visualization of the finished defenses and how they fit into the landscape.

Construction of the extensive improvements to the flood defenses will begin in spring 2016.

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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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