Boost for Yuba River Restoration

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USACE Commanding General Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite signed the Chief’s Report last week, which sends the Yuba River Ecosystem Restoration project to Congress for authorization, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Sacramento District reports. 

“A lot of hard work and dedication has gone into this effort to restore the natural habitat along one of California’s most beautiful rivers,” said USACE in their announcement.

The Yuba River watershed includes 1,340 square miles in portions of Sierra, Placer, Yuba, and Nevada counties.

The restoration scheme, estimated to cost $96.8 million, will include approximately 178 acres of aquatic and riparian habitat along the lower Yuba River, between Englebright Dam and the confluence of the Yuba and Feather rivers, downstream of the City of Marysville.

According to USACE, the Yuba River Watershed encompasses a wide variety of stakeholders, activities, interests, and resources.

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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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