WEDA to Visit Houston Channel Deepening
Texas A&M University will hold their 33rd dredging seminar in conjunction with the meeting, on June 25. Technical papers for both events will focus on specific dredging projects, giving attendees a broad view of equipment and techniques in use.
In keeping with concerns of the general public about the environment, a number of talks will be on beneficial use of dredged material and handling of contaminated dredged material. Wednesday morning, June 27, will be given over entirely to talks on the Palos Verdes shelf pilot capping, a solution to the presence of massive amounts of DDT’s off the coast of Southern California.
The conference will begin on Sunday with the 9th Annual George Watts Golf tournament at the Longwood Golf Club, Cypress, Texas, coordinated by Greg Hartman. The opening reception will be held that evening at the Windham Garden Greenspoint Hotel in Houston.