Meeting on Lynnhaven Ecosystem Restoration Project Today

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District (USACE) and the City of Virginia Beach are hosting an informational meeting about the Lynnhaven River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project today, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Frank W. Cox High School, 2425 Shorehaven Drive, Virginia Beach. 

The format of the meeting will be an informal open house, where the public can attend any time during the meeting hours, and staff from the USACE and City of Virginia Beach will be available to answer questions.

The purpose of the meeting is to provide the public an opportunity to learn more about the project.

Through out multiple phases, the ecosystem restoration project includes:

  • creating 31 acres of new reef habitat;
  • restoring 38 acres of wetlands;
  • restoring 94 acres of submerged aquatic vegetation.

‘Phase One’ of the project includes 6.99 acres of wetlands restoration near Princess Anne High School, and restoring1.61 acres of wetlands near Thalia Lynn Baptist Church.

This phase of the project also includes creating seven acres of new reef habitat andsevenacres of submerged aquatic vegetation.

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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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