Kerry County Working on Two Studies

The Kerry County Council recently submitted a coastal erosion and flood risk management study application to the Office of Public Works (OPW).

According to the announcement, the Council is planning to carry out Coastal Erosion and Flood Risk Management Studies in the following Coastal Cells areas:

  • Dingle Bay East-Castlemaine Harbor Coastal Cell, which extends a distance of 45km and includes Rossbeigh, Cromane and Inch;
  • Brandon Bay and the Maharees, a 36km-stretch including Fermoyle to Fahamore and Kilshannig to Aughacasla.

These proposed Coastal Cell Studies shall aim to quantify the risk in terms of human health and life (social), environment cultural heritage, economics and infrastructure, the Council said.

Based on the risks identified, Coastal Erosion and Flood Risk Management Plans will be developed with the aim to identify the preferred option(s) and measures(s) to for the risks identified.

These studies, which will require 90% OPW funding, are estimated to cost €100,000 each.

 

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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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