Britannia Village Flood Control Project Completed

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The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority and the City of Ottawa have announced that the Britannia Village Flood Control Project is now wrapped up.

The scheme was completed in accordance with the Class Environmental Assessment for Remedial Flood and Erosion Control Projects, approved under the Environmental Assessment Act for projects of this type.

According to the official announcement, all monitoring program commitments have been met for the approved projects.

This project will protect parts of the Britannia Village community that would otherwise be affected by overbank flooding during future Ottawa River floods.

The main purpose of this flood protection scheme is to reduce expected property damages, public safety risks and inconveniences in this existing community during future flood events, up to and including the 1:100 year flood.

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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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