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  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Broads Authority is celebrating a record breaking year for its dredging operations team reaching 110% of their estimated dredging target figure. Each year the Broads Authority Construction Team aims to remove around 50,000m³ of accumulated sediment from the rivers and broads in the national park. This is because the gradual build-up of sediment which […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Partners from Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Netherlands and Great Britain met in the Broads National Park this week to kick off a brand new €5.5 million project. The Broads Authority is the lead partner of CANAPE project (Creating A New Approach to Peatland Ecosystems). The matched funded project will give the Broads Authority over 700,000 euros […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

     The official channel of the Broads Authority, the body responsible for looking after the Broads Park in Norfolk and Suffolk, UK, has just released this amazing video about the dredging and reed bed restoration operations at Hickling Broad. In the video, sediment is being dredged from the channel at Hickling Broad in the Broads […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The River Waveney dredging program is set to take place between April and October 2019, the UK’s Broads Authority announces.  The river is popular with Broads users due to its deep navigable channels, but sediment does accrete in places and requires dredging to maintain waterway specifications, said the authority. Commenting the latest news, Broads Authority […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Broads Authority has given a notice saying that dredging operations in Haddiscoe New Cut may restrict passage during week days from Tuesday 6th January 2015 until Friday 6th February 2015.  During this period dredging will be in operation between 08:00 and 16:00 daily, excluding weekends. During each period of operation delays of up to 2 […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance

     The Broads Authority has just released a video of the maintenance dredging activities the authority is conducting on the Broadland rivers. In this short video filmed near Stokesby on the River Bure, dredged sediment is being used to strengthen the floodbank which protects the land behind from high water levels. The reeded edge of the […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations on the River Chet will be undertaken from Monday, 13 April, until Friday, 1 May, 2015, according to the Broads Authority. During this period dredging will be in operation between 08:00 and 16:00 daily, excluding weekends, and during each period of operation delays of up to 2 hours may occur with the dredging rig […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Hickling Broad dredging operations may restrict passage close to Hickling Staithe during week days from Monday, 2nd November, 2015 until Friday, 26th February, 2016, the Broads Authority stated. During this period, dredging works will be undertaken between 08:00 and 16:00 daily, excluding weekends. During each period of operation delays of up to 2 hours may […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Broads Authority has transformed its dockyard on the River Yare with a new state-of-the art workshop and offices which will help maintain the Broads for generations of visitors to come. The £680,000 development, which was opened by Eastern Daily Press editor Nigel Pickover, is now the hub of the Authority’s construction and maintenance work. […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations in Haddiscoe New Cut are set to take place from Monday, 13 February, until Friday, 31 March 2017, the Broads Authority informs. “During this period the navigation channel will remain open, but dredging will be in operation between 08:00 and 16:00 daily, excluding weekends. During each period of operation delays of up […]

  • 27 June 2012

    Boat owners have given the Broads Authority the thumbs up for its performance in managing the waterways and believe it offers good value for money with its services. The results of a survey of Broads toll payers showed 65% felt the Authority did a good job compared to 63% in 2009 and 55% in 2005. […]

  • 12 May 2011

    The Broads Authority has been forced to delay plans to dredge Heigham Sound on the Upper Thurne after permission to dispose of the sediment… (broads-authority) [mappress] Source: broads-authority, May 12, 2011;

  • 26 June 2013

    The Broads Authority has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Heigham Sound dredging project. This work includes the removal of approximately 10,000m3 of silt by a cutter suction dredger from the Heigham Sound shallow lake area in Norfolk. The deadline for this tender is July 26, 2013. More info [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, […]

  • 12 December 2011

    The Norfolk and Suffolk Broads will be granted £800,000 to come up with new methods for removing the waterways sediment. The EU will invest in examining new possibilities for sediment dredging and reusing it therewith surpassing the necessity for determining disposal sites. The Broads Authority is also planning to use the funding for expanding the […]

  • 8 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      The Broads Authority has been awarded around £800,000 from the European Regional Development Fund to develop innovative dredging solutions for the management of the waterways. The project, which is called PRISMA (Promoting Integrated Sediment Management) involves working with Dutch, Belgian and French partners and will help to deliver planned projects highlighted in the Authority’s […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Broads Authority has taken charge of a second new mud wherry as part of a ten year strategy to replace old equipment. Named Gleaner after an old timber sailing wherry that carried cargo into Norwich, the new wherry has been built to a bespoke design by local naval architect Andrew Wolstenholme to transport sediment […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Project & Tenders

    An agreement that will ensure £800,000 of European funding to assist in finding advanced ways to dredge the Broads was signed at the conference held in Rotterdam. A project known as PRISMA (Promoting Integrated Sediment Management) was introduced by the representatives from the Broads Authority and their joined partners from the Netherlands and Belgium. The […]

  • 25 March 2011

    The Broads Authority has announced that it is to start dredging at Heigham Sound. (skippersguide) [mappress] Source: skippersguide, March 25, 2011    

  • 3 November 2011

    The benefits of £800,000 awarded to the Broads Authority earlier this year are being seen in Thorpe St Andrew at the… (eveningnews24) [mappress] Source: eveningnews24, November 3, 2011;

  • 4 March 2011

    Following the Broads Authority’s successful project dredging Candle Dyke, near Martham, last year and the re-creation of a trial island at… (bymnews) [mappress] Source: bymnews, March 4, 2011

  • 5 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Pike anglers are warning that Broads Authority plans to dredge Heigham Sound on the Upper Thurne could cause an ecological “catastrophe” by triggering a bloom of killer algae. [mappress] Source: Lowestoft Journal, February 5, 2010

  • 23 October 2012

    The Broads Authority is restoring a lost reed bed and eroded strip of land at Salhouse Broad using funding and the latest innovative technology from Europe. Erosion over the last 60 years from boat wash and wind has caused the land between Salhouse Broad and the River Bure to become significantly narrow, down to 2 […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations on the River Ant, aimed to restore navigation and the river depth, are scheduled to begin in early December, according to the Broads Authority. According to the Broads latest notice, dredging operations on the River Ant between How Hill and Barton Broad may restrict passage during week days from Monday 1 December 2014 […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Haddiscoe New Cut dredging program will be undertaken from Monday 3rd November 2014 until Friday 19th December 2014. During this period dredging will be in operation between 08:00 and 16:00 daily, excluding weekends. During each period of operation delays of up to 2 hours may occur. Mariners must await clear instructions from the dredging […]

  • 26 April 2013

    Work to restore an eroded reed bed and spit of land at Salhouse Broad using dredgings from the nearby river has been selected as a finalist for a prestigious national award. The innovative project has demonstrated how dredging the Broads can become a win win situation for boaters and wildlife alike and it has now […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The final stage of the innovative reed bed creation at Duck Broad has begun with the dredging of Heigham Sound which will increase water depth for boat users. Contractors Goodchild Marine Services are pumping 10,000 m³ of sediment from the navigation channel into a void created by 250 mud-filled gabion baskets. Once the spit of […]