VIDEO: Pelican Bay Marina Dredging Program Moves Ahead

Image source: Utah Lake Commission

The Pelican Bay Marina dredging project, undertaken by Mountain West Dredge, has been ongoing for about a month now.

The project has two focuses: installing a pump house for the city of Saratoga Springs to replace a damaged well for secondary water and dredging the public marina.

“The dredging is making good time,” Sam Braegger, Outreach Coordinator for the Utah Lake Commission, said exclusively for Dredging Today.

“Almost 2,000 gallons of material is pumped through the pipe every minute. The plan is to lower the lake bed inside the marina, and just outside its opening by about 3 feet.”

“It is a wet dredging system, so they are siting the material at the marina, in a cordoned off area, to allow the water to return to Utah lake by settling through the soil,” said Mr Braegger.

The cost of the dredging and hauling off the material is roughly $420,000 and the projected date of completion is the second week of May 2017.

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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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