Texarkana Dredging Project on Schedule

The lake at Spring Lake Park became the subject of a multi-week dredging project to improve the overall health of the lake as well as the appearance of the outer bank, the City of Texarkana, Texas, said in their latest announcement. 

The project, conducted by Tatum Excavating Co., was funded by the Capital Improvement Plan.

Wildlife that lived within the lake were identified, counted and moved to a pre-approved location that would mimic the habitat they had been living in. This strategy was employed to minimize the stress of the relocation on all organisms.

Once the lake was drained and wildlife relocated, construction crews began to remove sediment that had settled on the bottom of the lake.

The lake will be approximately 10 feet deep upon completion, the city stated.

Despite some heavy rains, the project is still on schedule.

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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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