WEDA Dredging Summit & Expo 2017
OBG and NRT, an OBG Company (NRT), recently participated in the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Dredging Summit & Expo 2017 on June 26-29, 2017 in Vancouver, BC. The annual conference promotes the exchange of knowledge in fields related to dredging, navigation, marine engineering, and construction.
View our presentations
Alternative Approaches for Managing Dredged Sediment [Presentation]
Kendrick Jaglal, PE (OBG)
Fountain Lake Restoration Project: Internal Phosphorus Loading [Presentation]
Andrew Millspaugh (NRT)
2017 WEDA Environmental Excellence Award for Environmental Dredging
During the conference, WEDA presented its 2017 WEDA Environmental Excellence Award for Environmental Dredging to the project team for the Onondaga Lake Restoration in Central New York. In addition to OBG, the project team comprises: Honeywell; Parsons; Anchor QEA; Geosyntec Consultants; Sevenson Environmental Services; Infrastructure Alternatives; de Maximis; and Brown & Sanford Consultants.
One of the largest restoration projects in North America, the multi-year project to restore Onondaga Lake has included remediation of 15 former manufacturing and waste disposal sites encompassing more than 1,500 acres; removal and consolidation of more than 2 million cubic yards of contaminated lake sediments; and treatment of more than 3.5 billion gallons of water. Learn more about this project.
Sediment consolidation area for 1.5 million cubic meters of dredged sediment