Como Lake in Urgent Need of Dredging

Legislator Ted Morton (R-Cheektowaga) recently visited Como Lake Park in Lancaster, NY to observe the rapid deterioration of the lake.

“What I saw was astonishing. The drought, coupled with years of neglect, is completely destroying Como Lake and devastating the quality of the park,” stated Legislator Morton.

“I’ve been continuing to urge the County Executive to work with the Legislature and myself to dredge the lake, as anyone can clearly see that it’s needed.”

Morton, residents and local officials have been fighting to get the lake dredged. However, dredging was not included in this year’s Capital Budget.

“With the lake long overdue for dredging, I simply cannot support the Capital Projects Budget since it does not include dredging. Our constituents and the neighbors who live near the lake deserve far better than this,” concluded Legislator Morton.

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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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