Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme VIDEO

The Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme (FAS), led by Leeds City Council in partnership with the Environment Agency, is split into two phases.

Phase 1 began in January 2015 and is due to be completed in summer 2017.

When complete, it will provide an increased level of protection from flooding from the River Aire and Hol Beck for residents and businesses in the city center. The scheme also includes defenses at Woodlesford.

Work on Phase 2 is now progressing. Leeds City Council has awarded a contract for a feasibility study which will look at the viability of the options looked at in the scoping study.

The council recently released a video of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme construction works in progress.

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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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