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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

WEDA Pacific Chapter Releases Draft Conference Agenda

The Pacific Chapter of the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has released the draft agenda for its upcoming conference, from October 23 to 25 at the Hilton Waikiki Beach on Kuhio in Honolulu, Hawaii. The overall themes for the sessions are navigation, planning, beneficial reuse, site remediation and safety. Presenters from… Read More