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  • 23 May 2012

    The dredging at Wares Creek has brought up more wet, sludgy material than engineers had expected, according to bradenton.com. Sia Mollanazar, a county public works engineer, said that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to ask the county June 5 to consider some reduction of its landfill fees in order to dispose of much […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Suffolk County has secured over $6 million that will be used for improving the Hampton Bays community. The announcement was made by the Deputy Presiding Officer and Second District County Legislator Jay Schneiderman following Wednesday’s session of the County Legislature. According to Schneiderman, the funds were secured for the resurfacing project on Main Street in Hampton Bays, to dredge the […]

  • 2 January 2012

    Florida Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Herschel T. Vinyard issued a final order Thursday approving the permit to restore the beach on Okaloosa Island. Vinyard’s decision gives Okaloosa County permission to complete the $12 million restoration of 2.9 miles of public beach. The controversial project would add about 913,000 cubic yards of sand dredged from […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Monday, the Pelican Bay Services Division approved the Clam Pass dredging plans. On December 11, 2012, the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) clarified and reaffirmed that the Pelican Bay Services Division has the responsibility for advising the County on dredging and maintaining Clam Pass and for managing such activities for the County. Two weeks […]

  • 26 November 2012

    The Ventura County Watershed Protection District was Awarded 10 Grants Totaling $9,466,990 in Funding for Levee Evaluations and Repairs The Board of Supervisors accepted the grants from the California Department of Water Resources for a mix of local levee evaluations and critical levee repairs throughout Ventura County The Levee Grant Program was created by the […]

  • 20 September 2011

    Lee County’s $4 million beach renourishment project continues on Fort Myers Beach as crews are working to extend the beach approximately…   (abc-7) [mappress] Source: abc-7, September 20, 2011

  • 2 June 2020

    A shore based dredging operation at Magheraroarty Pier is getting underway this week, Donegal County Council reports. It’s to coincide with low tides which accommodate such operations, said the council. The dredged material will be re-utilized for beach nourishment at a nearby facility. Donegal County Council added that this is essential work to ensure the […]

  • 21 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The State of California’s Coastal Conservancy awarded a series of grants, totaling over $2.6 million, to seven projects that will protect coastal land, improve watershed health, restore habitat and increase public access to the coast. The full list grants, authorized on January 18 at the Coastal Conservancy’s Board meeting in San Diego, is as follows: […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations in Atascadero Creek and the Goleta Slough near Ward Memorial Drive in Goleta started earlier this week, the Santa Barbara County Public Works said in their latest announcement.  A large crane is excavating sediment from the area and stockpiling the material on the access road near the bike path. The sediment travels down […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is scheduled an informational meeting on the draft Flagler County Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Study for Wednesday February 5, at the Emergency Operations Center, in the Flagler County Government Center at 1769 East Moody Boulevard (S.R. 100), Bunnell. The 30-day comment period on the study began January […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Spokane County’s revised shoreline master program to guide future development and preservation for about 440 miles of river and lake shoreline in the state’s fourth most populous county. Spokane County’s new shoreline program will significantly improve the protection, use, development and restoration of shorelines. It encompasses areas […]

  • 20 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Sarasota County portion of Manasota Key’s beach renourishment project is set to be completed within a week, finishing the project before sea turtle nesting season starts, the Englewood Sun reports. Earlier this month, the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) finished restoring the shoreline of the Charlotte County portion of Manasota Key from […]

  • 26 July 2012

    Residents of the Thousand Oaks subdivision in Trinity complained Tuesday to Pasco County commissioners about flooding Tropical Storm Debby brought to their neighborhood and urged them to find ways to keep their homes dry, reports newportrichey.patch.com. Many residents believe that this could be prevented. Dredging could be one of the possibilities to avoid this situation. […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Town of Barnstable, Massachusetts, started the Phase 3 of the Dead Neck Sampson’s Island Dredging & Beach Nourishment project yesterday. The project, undertaken in cooperation with Barnstable County Dredge, includes dredging of approximately 40,000 cubic yards of sand on the west end of the island. This material will be re-used onsite for habitat and […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns County Commission approved financial assistance for the Ponte Vedra beach restoration scheme with a 3-2 majority vote on Tuesday, July 17. This will allow the county’s preferred engineering firm, Taylor Engineering, to begin the necessary preliminary work. “The county will now hire a coastal engineer right away to begin work on our […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Federally-required inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District have shown a need for Salt Lake County, Utah, to address important maintenance issues of the levee systems along the 12-mile Surplus Canal. The canal, which was upgraded by the Corps in 1960, drains Jordan River water into the Great Salt Lake. The Sacramento […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, resumed work on the Union Dike levee breach repair, near Valley, Nebraska, after a one day weather-caused delay. The breach has been closed and work continues to build the levee to meet federal standards. Work is expected to take a total of six work days to complete […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The state recently awarded more than $2.2 million in grants for 37 projects that will help North Carolina towns and counties restore streams, reduce erosion, study future water supplies and benefit other water resources. The N.C. Division of Water Resources awarded $2,244,877 as a part of its 2014 spring grant cycle for the Water Resources […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, Martin County and the Town of Jupiter Island made significant progress toward achieving a long term management agreement for the St. Lucie Inlet. County Commissioners approved a new Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the county and the Town of Jupiter Island, taking a first step relating to a cooperative plan for managing the valuable Inlet […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Harford County has been awarded nearly $1 million in state funding to improve waterways in Abingdon and Joppatowne. In a May 19 letter to County Executive Barry Glassman, Gov. Larry Hogan announced that the General Assembly had approved Maryland Waterway Improvement Fund grants totaling $957,250 applied for by Harford County for four projects. The funding […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Martin County has been granted a draft permit from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for periodic maintenance dredging of the St. Lucie Inlet. This will allow the County to continue maintaining the impoundment basin and navigation channel of the Inlet and bypass the sand onto beaches in the county both north and south of […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the non-profit Delaware Center for the Inland Bays co-hosted an Engineering with Nature (EWN) workshop from April 10-12 in Delaware. A multi-disciplinary team from the USACE Philadelphia District; USACE Engineer Research & Development Center (ERDC); other federal agencies; state government; non-profit; and academia met to discuss ‘Engineering with […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging continues in Atascadero Creek and the Goleta Slough near Ward Memorial Drive in Goleta, reports the Santa Barbara County. According to the county, the stockpiles of sediment are now being trucked to the west end of Goleta Beach, on the access road near the bike path. “Removing the sediment that has settled in the slough […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New Hanover County Commissioners approved a budget amendment for the fourth quarter dredging of the Carolina Beach Inlet to ensure property inlet access. The total project cost of $206,900 is split between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and New Hanover County. New Hanover County is allocating about $80,000 with the remaining being appropriate by […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first meeting of the Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) will take place this Friday following the creation of the authority at the end of January. The SRA will help shape and improve flood management in the county, identifying what work is needed and funding and delivering a higher standard of flood protection. It will also […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker announced yesterday that New York State and the Town of Brookhaven have acquired funding to repair the town-owned jetties which will allow the County to dredge the Mount Sinai Harbor. The dilapidated jetties have caused strong currents in the harbor and the inlet, which has made it dangerous for boaters and has caused […]