White Point Swash Works Underway

Work is underway on the beach to open the mouth of White Point Swash so that it can drain, reports the City of North Myrtle Beach.

Recent storms and hurricanes closed the mouth of the swash, negatively impacting the associated marsh and also causing flooding of streets and yards.

The work is being done by Horry County and is projected to take about two days.

According to the city officials, a more complex project to accomplish a more permanent fix is planned but requires additional permitting. If permits are granted, the work might begin to occur in October 2018.

Horry County, the Town of Briarcliffe Acres, and the City of North Myrtle Beach are involved in the project.

 

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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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