Santa Cruz harbor mouth dredging scheduled to begin

ar-161039993-jpgmaxh400maxw667As crab season approaches, work to dredge the Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor’s mouth is scheduled to begin Nov. 7. The new dredging season, coming after a difficult El Niño-plagued previous winter plagued by harbor mouth closures, is the maiden voyage for new harbor dredge, the Twin Lakes. Dredge builder DSC Dredge and port district’s dredging consultant CF Bean will be on hand for equipment setup, crew training and efficiency testing, Port Director Lisa Ekers said. Work has already begun elsewhere in the harbor, with crews initially focusing on north harbor dredging and installation of dredge equipment add-ons, according to Ekers. Read the rest here 13:54