Lake Chad Basin Commission Completes Hadejia River Dredging

The Lake Chad Basin Commission has completed the 42 kilometer dredging of the Hadejia River in efforts to boost the utilization of the water resources, New Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Alhaji Bale Bura, the country coordinator of the commission, said that the dredging of the river was executed in Guri Local Government Area of the state.

Bura, who paid a courtesy call on the Emir of Hadejia, Alhaji Adamu Abubakar, added that this project also covered the clearance of typha grass from the river to ease the flow of water and control flood.

The cleanup scheme was executed under the commission’s ‘Prode Belt Program;, which was designed to encourage agriculture, fisheries and provide means of livelihood to the communities, according to NAN.

The coordinator also said that the commission was committed to preserving the resources of the Hadejia River, while protecting the environment and improving the well-being of people around the Lake Chad.

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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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