This Week’s Hearing to Focus on Corps of Engineers Reports

On Friday, September 7th, the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment will meet to receive testimony from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) on Chief’s Reports received from USACE, the U.S. House of Representatives said in its release. 

Congressional review of these reports, along with an explanation of the process by which USACE develops its projects, is a necessary step in the finalizations of a Water Resources Development Act (WRDA).

In June, the House overwhelmingly passed its WRDA bill, H.R. 8, by a vote of 408-2.

Friday’s hearing is a necessary step in the WRDA process that will ensure congressional review requirements set forth in the 2014 Water Resources Reform and Development Act are met, the U.S. House of Representatives said.

Witnesses will include Major General Scott Spellmon, Deputy Commanding General, Civil and Emergency Operations, USACE.

The hearing is scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, September 7, 2018, in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington DC.

 

 

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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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