Lake Jerrabomberra Dredging Underway

A contractor engaged by Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council has begun with the Lake Jerrabomberra clean-up.

The six week clean-up project will see the removal of 1000m³ of sediment from the Lake via an amphibious dredge.

The sediment will then be placed in dewatering bags where it will dry before it is removed.

The clean-up follows a closure of Lake Jerrabomberra earlier in 2016 due to a blue-green algae outbreak and a subsequent report to the former Queanbeyan City Council.

Lake Jerrabomberra, together with a number of ponds, serves as water quality control asset that protects Jerrabomberra Creek and provides a key landscape feature and passive recreational environment within the suburb.

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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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