Syracuse Dredging Kicks Off

Image source: NYS Canal Corporation

The dredging operations on the Inner Harbor in Syracuse, NY, are officially underway, the CNYCentral reports. 

The New York State Canal Corporation has started dredging work in this area to allow more water from Onondaga Creek to make its way into the harbor on Onondaga Lake.

This $10.3 million cleanup program is expected to be completed in time for the summer canal navigation season.

Right now, the water in the harbor can be as low as two feet because of silt and sand making its way into the harbor from the creek . This project will allow eight feet of water into the harbor, which will be deep enough for recreational boats to dock there, the CNYCentral informs.

The Inner Harbor is part of the state Canal System on the south end of Onondaga Lake.

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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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