VIDEO: Lake Newport Dredging Wrapped Up

The Lake Newport dredging project is successfully completed ahead of schedule, Reston Association (RA) just announced.

During the works, approximately 5,000 cubic yards of material were dredged from the lake.

After the removal, sediment from the lake was placed in trucks and hauled to the disposal site in Chantilly.

This dredging scheme started in mid- January with the deployment of equipment and closing of specific areas surrounding the lake.

Routine dredging is part of RA’s lakes maintenance program, which helps to extend the life of the lakes.

As lakes age, they eventually fill in through sedimentation.

Sedimentation occurs as material from the surrounding watershed accumulate in the water. Those materials include soil from stream erosion, construction sites and unstable slopes, in addition to road sand, leaves and debris from trees, street gutters and storm sewers.

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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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