Tairua Schemes Begins

Construction of important new flood mitigation works is set to begin just north of Tairua at Graham’s Creek, Waikato Regional Council informs.

The first phase of these works including sediment control and erosion protection structures will begin next week.

This supports the larger construction works to ensure no sediment impacts the downstream wetland and harbor.

The work, when completed, will allow people in this area to sleep easier. The final design is a credit to the community members and council staff who were a part of this process,” said Waikato Regional Council’s Hauraki Coromandel catchment management team lead Emily O’Donnell.

The importance of partnerships was further recognized in today’s pre-construction meeting when community representatives acknowledged the support and efforts of staff from the regional council.”

The first phase will be completed prior to Christmas with the second phase commencing after the peak summer period in mid February.

 

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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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