USACE’s Harpersfield Dam Project Moves Ahead

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has just released the latest update on their ongoing Harpersfield Dam project in Geneva, Ohio.

Current work – including removing sediment and excavating abutment walls – is aided by a water diversion system serving as a temporary dam, said USACE.

The Buffalo District is constructing a new sea lamprey barrier to keep invasive lamprey out of the upper reaches of the Grand River, a designated wild and scenic river.

This project is funded by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a multi-agency coalition committed to creating a new standard of care that will leave the Great Lakes better for the next generation.

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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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