Investigations Confirms Flood Relief Channel as Best Solution for Oxford

The Environment Agency early investigation on the Oxford flood alleviation scheme has confirmed that a flood relief channel is among the best solutions for the Oxford area.

The Environment Agency has therefore developed a series of channel options, based on their findings and the results of early public engagement about a potential scheme.

According to EA, after this consultation assessments were made which route will provide the best all-round solution to Oxford’s flooding problem.

They also took into account public opinion alongside the outputs of their assessment, which considers which options would be technically and economically feasible.

The Environment Agency recently unveiled all the comments received during the consultation.

Now they are working on the final design of the scheme. If approved, construction works on the project are planned to begin in 2018.

 

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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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