Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Launches Estero Blitz

The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has officially launched its yearly flood mitigation activity aimed at declogging and cleaning up the waterways such as creeks and esteros in the metropolis in preparation for the coming rainy season.

Hundreds of MMDA personnel from the agency’s Flood Control And Sewerage Management Service started the cleanup activities at the Estero Tripa de Gallina in Malate, Manila, couple of days ago.

They were armed with various flood control equipment to conduct the dredging and cleaning up operations, MMDA said in its release.

“We have to do this periodically to maximize the conveyance capacity of our open waterways in anticipation of the forthcoming rainy season,MMDA General Manager, Tim Orbos, said.

Some of the waterways which MMDA will be declogging and dredging until July 26 are: Pasig River Basin in Port Area, Manila; Estero de San Miguel, Estero de Quiapo, Estero de Magdalena, and Estero de Maypajo also in Manila; Lapu-lapu/ Spine Open Canal and Letre Open Canal in Malabon City; Pasong Malapad Creek and the lagoon in Caloocan City; Waling-waling Creek and Tanque Creek, Sta. Lucia Creek and Villa Creek in Quezon City.

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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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