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  • 6 December 2010

    Work has started on improving flood defences at West Beach in Selsey. The Environment Agency said the work includes strengthening the sea… (bbc) [mappress] Source: bbc, December 6, 2010;

  • 1 December 2010

    Protect the newly sprayed-on land against the winter storms. That’s the Blockbuster. After the stormy season, the enormous crane will continue blocks in the new Maasvlakte sea defence. To protect the land from the sea, Maasvlakte 2 will have a hard seawall that stretches over a length of 3.5 km along its northern edge. The […]

  • 18 November 2010

    CIRIA has released the second edition of the Beach management manual with the aim to benefit the whole coastal community. The manual has been updated since its original publication in 1996, as a vital resource providing the beach manager with the best possible knowledge and techniques on managing beaches for coastal defence purposes while considering […]

  • 28 October 2010

    The Bucks Harbor Federal Navigation Project in Machiasport, Maine, will be completed under the terms of a $1,291,840 contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The maintenance dredging and improvement project, which will be accomplished by Prock Marine Company, of Rockland, Maine, will take about three months to complete […]

  • 18 October 2010

    More than 400,000 cubic metres of sand has been pumped on to the Lincolnshire coastline to help protect homes and businesses from flooding…   (bbc) [mappress] Source: bbc, October 18, 2010;

  • 17 August 2010

    Five buoy-mounted automatic water quality monitors (AWQMs) have been installed by YSI Hydrodata engineers at the new Tyne Tunnel project to ensure that construction operations do not significantly affect river water quality. Unusually, the contractors have not taken ownership of the instrumentation, preferring instead to simply purchase the data and alarms. Background In 1967 a […]

  • 23 July 2010

    Coastal communities in Lincolnshire are being protected from flooding as part of a £30m project. The Environment Agency is using a dredger to pump sand onto 20km (12.5 miles) of beaches. The aim of the Lincshore scheme is to raise beach levels to prevent waves going over the sea walls. The agency said it was […]

  • 25 February 2010

    CONCORD, Mass. – At the request of the Bridgeport Port Authority, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of the Federal navigation channel in Bridgeport Harbor in Bridgeport, Conn. The Draft Environmental Assessment for… [mappress] Source:naeusace,February 25,2010;