USACE Flood Teams Remain Deployed to Idaho and Montana

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, flood teams remain deployed to the St. Joe River, Coeur d’ Alene River and Kootenai River basins, USACE said in its latest release. 

A flood team is continuing work to stabilize the federal levee and has concluded construction at the Shepherd Road levee in the City of St. Maries, Idaho.

The Corps is placing material on the federally constructed levee along the St. Joe River in support of the City of St. Maries to address flood damages along about 1,000 feet of the levee and will continue that work at least through the end of the day, USACE said.

The Kootenai basin team is working with Lincoln County to provide assistance at Callahan Creek in Troy, Montana, where they are staging rock that could be used, if necessary, for a temporary emergency repair to the damaged levee in Troy.

Flood team members will be in the areas of concern to provide assistance as requested and monitor conditions until the major flood threat has passed, USACE said.

Public Law 84-99 enables the Corps to assist state and local authorities in flood fight activities and cost share in the repair of flood protection structures. The purpose is to prevent loss of life and minimize property damage associated with severe weather.

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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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