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  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The South Australia’s Murray Mouth dredging program – with the main goal to keep the river connected to the sea – is moving ahead. Under the cleanup plan, Maritime Constructions crews operate two dredges at the Murray Mouth 24/7 in an intensive maintenance effort to keep the significant waterway open by dredging sand, shell grit and […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction continues to progress on the $60 million South East Flows Restoration Project (SEFRP) to reduce salinity in the Coorong, improve water flows to upper South East wetlands and reduce drainage outfall at Kingston. Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Anne Ruston and SA Minister for Water and the River Murray, Ian Hunter said […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Government of South Australia said in their latest release that dredging at the Murray Mouth will pause for about two weeks, starting today, for annual maintenance works. Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR) Water Resource Operations Manager, Jarrod Eaton, said that the dredging started in January 2015 to maintain connectivity between the Coorong […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging at the Murray Mouth has resumed following maintenance works on the one remaining dredge, reported the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR). DEWNR Water Resource Operations Manager, Jarrod Eaton, said that the dredging is important to maintain connectivity and the exchange of water between the Coorong and the Southern Ocean to maintain healthy […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    From today, December 6th, dredging at the Murray Mouth will pause for about a month to allow for repairs and maintenance of the dredge. The dredging started in January 2015 to maintain connectivity between the Coorong and the Southern Ocean after River Murray flows were no longer sufficient to scour sand from the Mouth. By […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    High and increasing flows along the River Murray into South Australia have improved conditions at the Murray Mouth and reduced the need for dredging, the Office of the Water and River Murray Minister, Ian Hunter, said in its latest announcement.  One of the two dredgers removing sand from the Mouth since January 2015 will be […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operations at the Murray Mouth, which began on January 9th, are in full swing and on track for completion this summer. The dredgers, currently operating in the Tauwitchere and Goolwa Channels, have so far removed over 417,000 cubic meters of sand. The Murray Mouth dredging project is designed to remove accumulated sand from the mouth and the two channels. The […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Murray Mouth will remain open to boating traffic over the Easter period and beyond, while dredging operations continue in the area. Dredging started in early January to keep the Mouth open and maintain connectivity between the river and the Southern Ocean. During dredging operations there have been some changes to public access to the Mouth. […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging to remove sand build up at the Murray Mouth has been interrupted, following a mechanical breakdown with the dredger. Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources’ Manager Water Resource Operations, Jarrod Eaton, said the breakdown occurred late last week and a replacement engine from Brisbane is currently being freighted to the site. “Repairs will […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations are underway at the Murray Mouth in order to maintain connectivity between the Coorong and the Southern Ocean. Boat operators are being cautioned to take extra care if they intend to take their vessels near the vicinity of the Murray Mouth. Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources Water Resource Operations manager Jarrod Eaton […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operations are beginning today at the Murray Mouth in order to maintain connectivity between the river and the Southern Ocean. A dredging contractor has been engaged to undertake the work and during the past two weeks has been mobilizing in preparation for dredging. Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources Water Resource Operations manager Jarrod […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During the next two weeks a dredging contractor will be setting-up at the Murray Mouth to undertake preparatory works prior to commencing dredging operations in the near future. The mouth is at risk of closing due to lower than average flows in the River Murray which has allowed sand to build up. Department of Environment Water Resource […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Federal Environment Parliamentary Secretary Senator Simon Birmingham and South Australia Minister for the River Murray Ian Hunter have recently advised that the decision has been made to start dredging the Murray Mouth to remove sand build-up. “It’s vital that the mouth remains open to keep the ecosystems in the Coorong healthy, as well as maintain connectivity […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Murray–Darling Basin Ministerial Council met in Brisbane today to consider a range of basin management and water reform matters and to be updated on the progress of Basin Plan implementation. The ministers were briefed on the draft findings of the review into the cost efficiency of River Murray Operations. The review examined the costs […]