Save Our Sodus Update: Sodus Bay Dredging Set for Summer

Save Our Sodus has just released this very interesting video in which their president and Mayor of Sodus Point, Dave McDowell, explains three major benefits of the Sodus Bay channel dredging work and shares a channel dredging status.

According to McDowell, the benefits of the Sodus Bay channel dredging program are:

  • deeper channel allows more boats and sailboats to come to Sodus Bay;
  • deeper channel allows for a better exchange (turn) of water between the Lake and the Bay;
  • the spoils from dredging will be used to heal the breach between Charles Point and Crescent Beach.

The Buffalo office of the Army Corps has secured the funds to dredge the channel in the summer of 2018.

It is expected that the dredging operations should start in late August or early September.

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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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