Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme Update (VIDEO)

Leeds City Council recently released a fly-through video of the of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme construction works in progress.

The project, led by the City Council in partnership with the Environment Agency, is split into two phases.

Costing some £50 million, the Phase 1 of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme is one of the largest river flood defense schemes in the country. The work began in January 2015 and is due to be completed in summer 2017.

When complete, it will provide an increased level of protection from flooding from the River Aire and Hol Beck for residents and businesses in the city center.

Work on Phase 2 is now progressing. The contract has now been awarded for the feasibility and initial design stage for Phase 2 of the flood alleviation scheme.

The business case is expected to be submitted in autumn 2017, following which the outline design will be progressed with a view to tendering and awarding a construction contract in summer 2018.

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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.

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