Witton Gilbert Flood Protection Scheme Wrapped Up

Work to protect homes from flooding in a County Durham village has been completed, according to the Durham County Council.

This scheme will help to protect 50 properties which were affected by flooding during severe weather in 2012.

The project was designed following an investigation into the flooding in 2012 and has involved the creation of a series of basins to the rear of Durham Gardens and South Lea.

“The scheme is designed to protect streets and properties from any further flood damage by diverting rain and surface water away towards the new basins,” said Cllr Brian Stephens, Cabinet member for neighbourhoods and local partnerships.

“As well as working with the Environment Agency, which has contributed funding for the scheme,we have also worked alongside local contractor Hall Construction, which carried out the work on site.”

The council has also worked with local landowners who have allowed existing ditches at the back of Brookside to be extended in order to divert water flows away from houses and towards the basins.

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2019 Western Dredging Association Gulf Coast Chapter Annual Meeting

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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.

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