Leh Nullah Dredging Kicks Off in Rawalpindi

The Government of Pakistan’s Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) has officially kicked of the Leh Nullah Dredging Program in the City of Rawalpindi, local media reports.

The cleanup works started from Gawalmandi Bridge, moving towards Katarian, near I.J. Principal Road.

Before the dredging operations began, a survey was carried out to identify obstructions to the flow of water.

The dredging scheme, set to be completed by the monsoon season in June when heavy rainfall is expected, will cost around $220,000.

Nullah Leh is about 30 kilometers long waterway, stretching from Islamabad to Rawalpindi. It discharges into the Soan River, near the Rawalpindi bench of the Lahore High Court.

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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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