Cebu City Mayor Orders Massive Dredging or Rivers

Image source: Cebu City Public Information Office

Cebu City Mayor, Edgardo Labella, met the officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Cebu City Engineering District and City Hall Department earlier today, July 15,  to discuss a plan to implement massive dredging of the different rivers and waterways in the city.

According to a Facebook post by the Cebu City Public Information Office, the meeting was a fulfillment of the mayor’s promise to prioritize the city’s flooding concerns during his three-year term.

At the meeting, Labella gave emphasis on the need for coordinate efforts in cleaning rivers and waterways as among the solutions to the city’s perennial problem on flooding.

City Engineer Kenneth Carmelita Enriquez, City Building Official Floro Catalan, Department of General Services head June Maratas, City Administrator Floro Casas Jr., and City Attorney Rey Gealon were present at the meeting.

Image source: Cebu City Public Information Office

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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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