CDFW River Restoration Grants Awarded

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announced recently the selection of five additional projects to receive approximately $9.4 million in grants through its fiscal year 2015-16 Watershed Restoration Grant Program cycle.

These awards were made following an augmentation of funding from the Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014 (Proposition 1) in the 2016-17 Budget Act.

The grants will fund a diversity of planning, implementation and acquisition projects that further implement the objectives of the California Water Action Plan.

Projects approved for funding include:

  • American River Headwaters Restoration Project (up to $1.8 million to American River Conservancy);
  • Butte Creek Diversion 55 Fish Screen Project (up to $150,000 to Family Water Alliance, Inc.);
  • Johnson Meadow Acquisition, Upper Truckee River (up to $4 million to Tahoe Resource Conservation District);
  • Napa River Restoration Oakville to Oak Knoll Project (up to $800,000 to Napa County Department of Public Works);
  • Oroville Wildlife Area Floodplain Reconnection and Habitat Restoration Project (up to $2.6 million to River Partners).

CDFW is also currently reviewing proposals received in response to its fiscal year 2016-17 Proposition 1 Grant Programs solicitation and anticipates the announcement of awarded projects in November 2016.

 

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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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