USACE VIDEO: San Jacinto River West Fork Dredging Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) conducted a value engineering study from May 1-4, 2018, prior to scheduled dredging operations to mitigate flooding risks near the West Fork of the San Jacinto River.

In this video, published today by USACE Galveston, Jacob Walsdorf, the District Value Engineer, narrates the results of the three-day event that included hydraulic engineers, contracting representatives and project managers.

Engineers captured data from survey teams and aerial views and utilized Hydraulic modeling software to better understand areas needing dredging to reduce flood risks.

The study concluded May 4, 2018 and now allows USACE’s officials to begin the contracting process for the dredging project.

 

Footage shot Mark Williford, USACE Galveston Public Affairs Chief

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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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