Minnawarra Lake Dredging About to Begin

The dredging and landscaping project at Minnawarra Park Lake is set to begin tomorrow, February 15, reports the City of Armadale (WA).

According to the City, the dredge process will alleviate deep accumulated sedimentation and organic sludge that has built up over recent decades.

Organic material and water that is extracted from the lake during the process will be returned back into the lake once the organic material has been separated in large “de-sludging tubes” located along the park adjacent Armadale Road,” reported the City.

The City also added that during the dredge process areas of the reserve will still be available for use, however some areas around the work site and lake edge will be temporarily fenced off and various sections of pathways closed.

Dredging works are expected to be completed within 8 weeks.

At the completion of the dredge project, a major landscaping upgrade of the reserve will take place, including re-grading the lake edge and installation of 180 ton of rock boulders to improve accessibility and erosion control, new boardwalk with aluminated arbour, additional accessible pathways and LED lighting, new park furniture and landscape plantings.

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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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