Input Invited on Marsh Lake Ecosystem Restoration

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public comments on the Marsh Lake Ecosystem Restoration Project, near Appleton, Minnesota.

The Corps is seeking input on recent revisions to the project design pertaining to fill activities involving public waters.

Specifically, the updated changes require the use of temporary fill material being placed in the river during construction.

 

The recommended plan features include:

  • Restoring the Pomme de Terre River to its natural channel;
  • Modifying the dam with a fishway for fish passage;
  • Constructing a drawdown water control structure;
  • Restoring connectivity to an abandoned fish rearing pond adjacent to the dam;
  • Constructing recreational features.

The Clean Water Act Section 404 comment period ends on March 28.

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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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