Edgewater Bay Dredging Kicks Off

Image source: Shell Rock River Watershed District

The Edgewater Bay dredging program is officially underway, the Shell Rock River Watershed District announced yesterday on their official facebook page.

In March 2018, the District’s Board of Managers approved a nearly $5.1 million contract with LaCrosse, Wisconsin-based J.F. Brennan Co. Inc. for the first phase of Fountain Lake dredging work, informed Albert Lea Tribune.

J.F. Brennan completed initial survey and staging work in May, and already started with dredging operations.

According to Albert Lea Tribune, the first phase of Fountain Lake’s dredging project will remove sediment from Edgewater Bay in six stages, beginning on the southwest end and moving north.

The contractor’s anticipated schedule will include dredging works in Edgewater Bay through November of this year, resuming again in April 2019 and carrying on through October as the dredge reaches the northernmost portions of the bay.

Image source: Shell Rock River Watershed District

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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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