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WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting Talks Safety, Hydrographic Surveying and Sediment Analysis

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Midwest Chapter meeting took place in Memphis, Tennessee, from March 6 to March 8. About 70 members attended to hear presentations on safety issues, hydrographic surveying innovations and sediment analysis. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dredge Quality Management Program and Corps district offices in… Read More

WEDA Chapters Announce Fall Conferences

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Pacific Chapter Fall 2019 Conference will be held October 29 to 31 at the Hyatt Regency in Newport Beach, California. The tentative agenda will include meetings of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ports and industry, federal dredging program presentations, hosted poster social, technical presentations… Read More

WEDA Dredging Summit & Expo Opens Nominations for Awards

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) will host the 2019 Dredging Summit & Expo at the historic Chicago Hilton downtown on Michigan Avenue, June 4 to 7. During the 2019 Dredging Summit & Expo, WEDA will recognize individuals and organizations for their outstanding achievements. Nominations for 2019 Dredger of the Year and… Read More

WEDA Releases Latest Journal of Dredging

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has released its latest edition of the Journal of Dredging. The journal provides technical and project information on dredging engineering topics. The peer-reviewed papers present engineering solutions to dredging and placement problems including dredging techniques, hydrographic surveys, dredge automation, dredge safety, instrumentation, design aspects, dredged… Read More

WEDA Partners with PIANC to Address Beneficial Use of Dredged Material

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) is partnering with The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) to work cooperatively developing a report on beneficial use of dredged material. PIANC’s Environmental Commission (EnviCom) formed Working Group 214 (WG214), focused on developing this report. Three WEDA-members, Victor… Read More

WEDA Accepting Applications for Environmental Excellence Awards

The Western Area Dredging Association (WEDA) is accepting applications for the 2019 WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards. Awards will be given in three categories including dredging for navigation (to create or maintain navigation channels), environmental dredging (environmental enhancement) and mitigation or adaptation to climate change. The final category includes dredging… Read More

WEDA Partners with Hydrographical Society of America

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has partnered with the Hydrographical Society of America (THSOA) to better promote the goals and objectives of both organizations. With hydrographical surveying an essential part of dredging projects, the partnership will benefit members of both organizations by expanding the… Read More

WEDA Extends Deadline to Submit Abstracts for Dredging Summit

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) is expanding its technical program for the upcoming Dredging Summit & Expo ’19 in Chicago and has extended the deadline to submit abstracts until December 31, 2018.The conference will be held at the Hilton Chicago on Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago, Illinois, from June 4 to 7. Beginning… Read More

WEDA Midwest Chapter Seeking Abstracts for March Meeting

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Midwest Chapter meeting will be held from March 6 to 8 in Memphis, Tennessee, at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Memphis. Abstracts are now being accepted from individuals and companies wishing to present at the meeting. The topics highlighted at this year’s event will… Read More

Whatcom Waterway Remediation Project Removed Contaminated Sediment and Waterfront Structures to Allow for Mixed Use Access

Whatcom Waterway in Bellingham, Washington, has an extensive history of industrial use in the waterway and on the shoreline dating back to the mid-1900s. The Port of Bellingham owns the upland properties and is managing environmental cleanups in and around the waterway. Phase 1 construction of the remediation was conducted… Read More