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  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control of the state of Delaware’s (DNREC) Shoreline & Waterway Management Section will be holding three informational public open house workshops to share information about dredging and other waterway management operations in Delaware. The workshops are scheduled as follows: Wednesday, Oct. 23, 5-7:30 p.m., South Coastal Library, 43 […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation has announced that dredging work on a lagoon adjacent to the Assawoman Canal in Delaware Seashore State Park is set to begin this week.  Preparation operations for the dredging project took place at the site off Town Road near Route 26 in Ocean View, DE. According to DNREC, these […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Division of Watershed Stewardship have introduced the Delaware Living Shorelines Monitoring Framework, a tool to help landowners, professionals and scientists develop plans for gauging the success of living shoreline projects installed throughout the state. Living shorelines are a natural and effective way to stabilize a shoreline, reduce […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    DNREC’s Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Program announced that its final report on the health of wetlands located in Kent County’s Leipsic River Watershed and Little Creek area has been given a C+ grade for their current condition, with opportunity for improvement. Tidal wetlands in the watersheds were in the best health of the four types […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The DNREC Division of Watershed Stewardship in cooperation with the Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife will be dredging the western finger of Silver Lake and the sediment, approximately 1,500 cubic yards, will be reused to shore up the edge of the lake. The staging area is located at the north end of the Tot […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Jack Markell has signed legislation that establishes a dedicated and sustainable funding source for the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s waterway management operations. Sponsored by Senator Gerald Hocker and Representatives Ronald Gray and Ruth Briggs King, Senate Bill 261 allocates increased revenue from the state’s boat registration program to a newly-created Waterway […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    DNREC’s Delaware Coastal Programs (DCP) announced yesterday that the Town of Slaughter Beach has been selected for DCP’s first annual Resilient Community Partnership. This partnership leverages up to $75,000 in federal funding provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to help Delaware communities improve their planning and preparation capabilities for responding to coastal […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control (DNREC) will hold a public meeting on December 2 at the Carlisle Fire Company in Milford, DE to hear the results of a new engineering evaluation studying drainage issues along Delaware’s central Bayshore area. The meeting will be hosted by DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship, Drainage Section, and […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    DNREC’s Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Program has announced completion of the final report on the health of wetlands located in New Castle County’s Christina River Watershed. The Christina River originates in Landenburg, Pa., and flows 35 miles eastward through Newark, Christiana and Newport, Del., before emptying into the Delaware River through the Port of Wilmington. One […]

  • 6 August 2013

    DNREC’s Delaware Coastal Programs announced the awarding of the 2013 Coastal Management Assistance Program grants, with this year’s focus on projects that involve sea level rise and SLR adaptation planning. More than $126,000 was awarded this year through funding made available to the Delaware Coastal Programs by the Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, […]

  • 17 May 2012

    David Small, the deputy secretary of the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, said there isn’t any money in the budget for dredging of smaller inland bay waterways. A Delaware official says that because of attrition of staff and equipment, the state’s ability to perform the work has also decreased. According to The […]

  • 15 February 2011

    DNREC says it won’t appeal District Court Judge Sue Robinson’s decision to allow the Army Corps of Engineers to continue dredging the … By Frank Gerace (wdel) [mappress] Source: wdel, February 15, 2011;

  • 11 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    DNREC’s Shoreline & Waterway Management Section is preparing for the upcoming dredging of a vital channel for Delaware boaters, Massey’s Ditch, which is the main waterway connecting Rehoboth Bay to Indian River Bay. The northern portion of the waterway – known as Baker’s Channel – will also be dredged as part of the project. Baker’s […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company is about to begin beach nourishment project for the City of Rehoboth Beach, according to the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. As reported, DNREC expects that GLDD will start pumping sand this week along the north end of Rehoboth Beach. Sand pumping operations by the project contractor […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Massey’s Ditch Channel dredging scheme in Delaware is finally set to begin in November, WMDT (47 ABC) reports.  The waterway, which has caused some problems for boaters over the years, is scheduled to be dredged either on or a little after November 1. According to 47 ABC, the project had been delayed after no […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has just announced the extension of Augustine Beach Boat Ramp intermittent closure for maintenance dredging through August 1. According to DNREC, the closure of the Augustine Beach Boat Ramp near Port Penn and adjacent intertidal beach located on the south side of the existing rock […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Augustine Beach Boat Ramp near Port Penn, Delaware, and adjacent intertidal beach located on the south side of the existing rock groin will be periodically closed starting June 12 through July 11, for maintenance dredging of the boat ramp access channel. DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife said in its latest release that during […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    After not receiving an acceptable bid the first time around, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has reissued a request for proposals for the Massey’s Ditch maintenance dredging project, Cape Gazette announced today.  DNREC’s Shoreline & Waterway Management Section issued the request for proposals to remove 100,000 cubic yards of sand […]

  • 7 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    DNREC’s Shoreline and Waterway Management Section within the Division of Watershed Stewardship will begin beach replenishment work in early February, pending permit approvals, for the Delaware Bay communities of Pickering Beach, Kitts Hummock and Bowers Beach. Bayshore beaches in the three communities were chosen for winter replenishment after experiencing significant loss of sand this year […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District issued a public notice on October 19 to solicit comments and recommendations on a permit for the Massey’s Ditch Federal Navigation Channel Dredging Project in Sussex County, DE. According to the notice, comments on the proposed dredging work – set to take place from Rehoboth Bay to the […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Delaware Governor John Carney, DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin and the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District Commander Lt. Colonel Kristen N. Dahle visited recently Fenwick Island to get an update on the beach replenishment project that started last week. Earlier this year, the Corps awarded a $19.2 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    A community meeting to discuss dredging of local Sussex County waterways will be held at the Selbyville Fire Hall in Selbyville, DE, today from 7 to 8:30 pm. The meeting is sponsored by State Senator Gerald Hocker and State Representatives Ron Gray and Rich Collins. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) officials […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has just released the latest video update from Mispillion Harbor Restoration Project. This new video offers a look at ongoing beach restoration work to restore and protect vital wildlife habitat along the shoreline at Mispillion Harbor on Delaware’s Bayshore east of Milford. “The video tells of crucial […]

  • 16 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S Senator Tom Carper yesterday joined representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and DNREC’s Tony Pratt to announce that a long-awaited beach replenishment project in Delaware’s Bethany Beach, South Bethany and Fenwick Island will begin this fall. In January 2016, winter storm Jonas resulted in terrible damage to the protective dunes in Delaware, but most […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Due to the Assawoman Canal maintenance dredging project, which is currently underway, a portion of the Division of Parks & Recreation’s adjacent Assawoman Canal Trail has been closed until early spring, according to the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC). “The trailhead parking lot at Town Road (near Route 26) will remain […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) President, Anthony P. Pratt, testified earlier this week about the need for federal investment in coastal infrastructure such as beaches, dunes and wetlands at the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing. Pratt is the Administrator for Shoreline and Waterway Management at the Delaware Department of Natural Resources […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve (DNERR) recently collaborated with 15 other National Estuarine Research Reserves in 13 coastal states on a research study that examined the capabilities of tidal marshes to keep pace with sea level rise. Results of the pioneering study, “Rising to the Challenge: Will Tidal Marshes Survive Rising Seas?” were recently […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District is wrapping up operations at Dewey Beach Delaware. According to the Corps, the beachfill project involves pumping some 650,000 cubic yards of sand onto Dewey and Rehobeth beaches to reduce the risk of storm damages. The project, managed by USACE and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released these amazing photos from the Delaware coastal protection project. The hopper dredgers Dodge Island and Padre Island, owned and operated by the contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, are busy pumping more than 650,000 cubic yards of sand onto the beaches of Dewey Beach […]