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  • 19 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Long Beach (CA) announced few days ago that ribbon cutting celebration planned for the Colorado Lagoon Restoration Project will take place at 9:30 am, on Saturday, May 20. “We’ve made major strides improving the Colorado Lagoon over the past few years and these latest enhancements will help return the Lagoon back to […]

  • 24 August 2012

    Colorado Lagoon in Long Beach reopens tomorrow, August 25, in a special event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to mark the completion of a major restoration of the site. The Port of Long Beach has partnered with the Friends of the Colorado Lagoon and the City of Long Beach in the restoration of this […]

  • 30 September 2020

    The U.S. EPA has announced a final agreement with the Clark County over unpermitted discharges of dredged material into the Laughlin Lagoon. The lagoon is a part of the Colorado River, in southern Nevada. Under the terms of the settlement, Clark County will implement wetlands conservation and mitigation measures at the lagoon. “The Colorado River […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the City of Arvada and the Urban Drainage and Flood Control District, will hold an open house on Tuesday, May 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Arvada City Hall (Anne Campbell Room) in Arvada, Colorado.  The objective of this study is to find solutions […]

  • 28 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) said in their latest announcement that they will begin lowering Inks Lake early next week. According to LCRA, it will take until Friday, January 5, to drop the level about 8 feet. The lake will remain lowered until February 10 when the LCRA will begin refilling it through February 13 […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The improvements at Colorado Lagoon will continue this week with a new phase to create additional ecological resources for aquatic life as well as birds. “The Colorado Lagoon is a huge success story,” said Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia. “We have greatly improved the water quality, and we are continuing to restore it as a unique natural […]

  • 1 May 2020
    Business & Finance

     Mud Cat Dredges has just released this beautiful video about their Mud Cat Model MC 40E Dredge, used to clean out a lake in Colorado. The MC 40E is pumping to multiple centrifuges for rapid mechanical dewatering on shore. According to Mud Cat, the radio remote control system allows the operator to move back […]

  • 15 March 2012

    The restoration project on the Colorado Lagoon through a massive dredging work has reached full tilt these last couple weeks, reports. “Everything is moving along and they have a quota of getting 1,000 cubic yards a day dredged,” said Taylor Parker, education director of the Friends of the Colorado Lagoon. Trucks are in the […]

  • 14 April 2014

    Colorado Parks and Wildlife announced that the dredging work at Highline Lake State Park has been completed. The dredging operation removed years of silt buildup that will significantly enhance water recreation at the popular park, located northwest of Fruita. “We thank the public for their patience while the work has been going on,” said Park […]

  • 11 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners have unanimously agreed to fund a $26.3 million project to improve water and habitat quality of the Colorado Lagoon in Long Beach, in exchange for environmental mitigation credits that would allow for future development at the nation’s second-busiest seaport. The project calls for re-establishing the tidal flow between […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Long Beach City Council has approved the next phase of the Colorado Lagoon’s restoration, to further enhance the ecological value of the Lagoon through the creation of additional aquatic resources. The restoration project will establish new aquatic resources and essential fish habitat through balanced hydraulic dredging and filling of the Lagoon site. The floating […]

  • 18 June 2010

    Crews will dredge thousands of cubic yards of sediment from a Colorado reservoir, the legacy of the 2002 Hayman wildfire that stripped…   [mappress] Source: washingtonexaminer, June 18, 2010;

  • 18 May 2012

    While CVB officials in Lake Havasu City usually compete with businesses around Lake Mead and Lake Powell for tourist dollars, there’s one thing about those upstream attractions they’re happy about: water. Lots of water. Water for Lake Havasu remains consistent despite an unusually warm March, lower mountain snowpack and estimates that 2012 will be the […]

  • 17 November 2011

    City officials said they are confident there will be minimal neighborhood impacts during the latest phase of the Colorado Lagoon restoration…   By Jonathan Van Dyke (gazettes) [mappress] Source: gazettes, November 17, 2011;

  • 22 November 2011

    Jim Salscheider, the head of the Lake Havasu Marine Association says that the dredging of a channel between Lake Havasu and the Colorado River has been… [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, November 22, 2011

  • 17 January 2012

    The Colorado Lagoon officially has been closed to the public as construction workers prepare the site and begin a large-scale dredging …   By Jonathan Van Dyke (gazettes) [mappress] Source: gazettes, January 17, 2012;

  • 6 July 2011

    The Colorado Lagoon Restoration Project will most likely receive almost $4 million in grants at tonight’s 5 p.m. City Council meeting to … (belmontshore) [mappress] Source: belmontshore, July 6, 2011;

  • 29 June 2012

    The Friends of the Colorado Lagoon say they are at a critical juncture in the history of the organization, which is a coalition of citizens dedicated to restoring and preserving the wetland habitat as a human and environmental resource, reports FOCL has made major strides to restore the lagoon since 2009. The reconstruction consisted […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    An open house to share details about a flood risk management study between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, and the City of Longmont will be held on February 16, at the Longmont Museum in Longmont, Colorado.  The flood risk management study will build on Resilient St. Vrain, Longmont’s extensive, multi-year undertaking to […]

  • 8 July 2010

    The Bureau of Reclamation of the US Department of Interior has selected Ellicott Dredges’ newest and most versatile dredge, the 860SL, to maintain settling basins on the lower Colorado River near Yuma, Arizona. The dredge will use biodegradable oil, an engine certified by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and a fully self-contained system environmentally […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has signed the the Adams and Denver County Chief’s Report recommending to implement flood risk management solutions along Weir Gulch and Harvard Gulch in Adams and Denver County, CO, and restore aquatic, wetland, and riparian habitat along the South Platte […]

  • 9 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Shell Oil Co. is giving $2 million to Colorado State University to study how to reclaim land after it has been disturbed by oil and… (coloradoan) [mappress] Source: coloradoan, August 9, 2011

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott Dredges has just announced that they were recently awarded three significant contracts with the U.S. government. The first contract is for a customized Ellicott 860SL Swinging Dragon® dredge and support boat for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR). This dredge will be used to increase depth and restore water flow in the Colorado River […]

  • 13 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The preparations activities are currently underway for the Holbrook Park Pond Dredging Project, located in the City of Lakewood, Colorado.  “An experienced contractor has been selected to complete this project on behalf of the city. The proposed timeline for the project is to begin dredging at the end of April 2020 with completion of dredging […]

  • 18 May 2011

    The State Water Resources Control Board approved $3.3 million to fund the final cleanup phase to restore the Colorado Lagoon. The 15-acre la… By Joe Segura (presstelegram) [mappress] Source: presstelegram, May 18, 2011;

  • 23 August 2010

    Colorado Springs has offered Pueblo County $2.2 million in lieu of dredging Fountain Creek. Under its 1041 agreement with Pueblo County … By Chris Woodka (chieftain) [mappress] Source: chieftain, August 23, 2010;