Pawleys Island Beach Renourishment Plans Move Forward

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South Carolina’s Pawleys Island is moving forward with a much-needed beach renourishment project, Live 5 News reports. 

During a Monday night meeting, town leaders voted in favor of the project that would bring more than 1.1 million cubic yards of sand.

According to Live 5 News, the scheme will cost $14.8 million and the town is borrowing $2.8 million, which will be paid over the next 15 years.

It is expected that the project will start on October 1, pending approval by the state.

The beach renourishment operations are set to begin in the south end and crews will work their way up past the Pawleys Island Pier.

A land and water survey will be conducted this week to determine exactly how much sand was lost during Dorian.

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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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