Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Workshop in Lewisville

The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program will host a workshop in Lewisville on February 21 for professionals interested in conducting stream restoration projects around the Dallas area.

The morning session will be at the Upper Trinity Regional Water District, 900 N. Kealy St. and the afternoon session will take place outdoors along a river, where attendees will learn stream surveying techniques.

The workshop, a new urban riparian program training, is co-hosted locally by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Denton County, the Upper Trinity Regional Water District, the North Texas Municipal Water District and Tarrant Regional Water District.

Information including the hydrologic cycle, basics to stream morphology, stream classification, stream instability, stream restoration, stabilization structure, vegetation, and monitoring and evaluation will be explained through classroom-style teaching in the morning session and hands-on activities in the field at a nearby stream in the afternoon sessions.

Workshop presentations will be given by representatives of the Texas Water Resources Institute and the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Dallas.

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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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