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  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    South Gloucestershire Council’s Cabinet, a unitary authority in the South West of England region, has given the green light to progress the next stage of the Avonmouth Severnside Enterprise Area (ASEA) ecological mitigation and flood defense project. Cabinet approved the council’s financial contribution of up to £31.95m for the construction of flood defenses and ecology mitigation […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Constructed Wetland Association (CWA) will this September hold its 13th annual conference ‘Constructed wetlands: natural systems for water management’. The conference is taking place on the 27th & 28th September 2017, at the Wetlands Centre in Gloucestershire, UK. Day one (27th September) will offer an ‘Introduction to Constructed Wetlands’ training session, a series of informative lectures in partnership with CIWEM followed […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Around 10,000 tonnes of silt is set to be removed from the tidal basin at Sharpness Dock in Gloucestershire during a dredging project this week, the Canal and River Trust said in its latest release.  The Trust is carrying out the work to ensure that the gateway from the River Severn into the Gloucester and […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A joint £80 million project by South Gloucestershire and Bristol City Councils and the Environment Agency, is being designed to protect the Avonmouth Severnside Enterprise Area (ASEA) and 2,500 homes against the possibility of rare but severe flooding. The scheme will also create at least 80 hectares of new wetland habitats for internationally important birdlife. […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mackley will play a key role in the Government’s response to flooding incidents during winter 2016/17, as a result of Team Van Oord (TVO) securing a new contract covering three regions across the south of England. Under the new contract, TVO is now the lead supplier to provide ‘incident response resources’ to the Environment Agency […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    People in Gloucestershire, Worcestershire and South Wales are being encouraged to give their ideas on how to improve the region’s historic canals, with the Canal and River Trust’s South Wales and Severn Waterway Partnership holding their Annual Public Meeting in Gloucester this week. The event will also be a chance to find out more about […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    A £200,000 project to dredge Sharpness Dock and keep it open for business has revealed some unusual finds, as the port welcomes its largest ship in decades. The project has seen an estimated 10,000 tonnes of silt removed from the dock using a process called ‘cutter suction’ dredging. It’s also uncovered some unexpected items believed […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      Homes in Much Wenlock, Broadway, Childswickham and Murcot will be better protected from floods thanks to an unprecedented six-year £2.3 billion flood defense program, benefiting Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire and Warwickshire to the tune of over £12 million. Improvements to the scheme in Leominster, just one of 66 projects in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A flood defense scheme carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency has scooped its 13th award in the past 12 months. The latest accolade for the Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme in West Sussex came in the CIPR Pride Awards for the south of England, which were presented on 21 November. […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The dredging/de-silting of two rivers in Tewksbury to help reduce the risk of flooding has been welcomed by Gloucestershire County Council. The work to remove silt from two places in the River Swilgate and Carrant Brook will help move water through the area faster and reduce the risk of flooding. The areas have been selected […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Minister of State for Transport Baroness Kramer was in Gloucestershire, Friday 4 July, to find out how the county is rising to the challenge of recovering from winter flooding and see how government funding is helping it to be better prepared for severe weather. The minister visited the Severnside villages of Maisemore and Tirley, both […]

  • 31 January 2014

    High winds and tides bring an increased risk of coastal flooding along coastal areas of England this weekend, the Environment Agency warned yesterday. Areas at risk on Saturday and Sunday include coasts and tidal areas of Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Bristol and South Gloucestershire as gales and big waves combine to cause possible overtopping of […]

  • 7 January 2013

    In a recently completed dredging project at Gloucester Docks and the nearby canal, almost 9,000 cubic metres of silt have been removed from the mentioned area. The operation, which was run by the Canal & River Trust, was undertaken by utilising the dredger Serendipity. The dredging program has left mid-channel depths of about four metres, […]

  • 7 October 2011

    Better dredging is on the way to Gloucester Docks, to the delight of campaigners. After fears the future of the historic area was in … (thisisgloucestershire) [mappress] Source: thisisgloucestershire, October 7, 2011;

  • 27 January 2011

    The opening of a £400,000 bridge over the Stroudwater Canal is a “landmark day” according to project organisers…   (bbc) [mappress] Source: bbc, January 27, 2011;

  • 25 October 2010

    Campaigners are celebrating after important dredging work was carried out on the River Avon. After years of calling for silt to be scraped… (thisisgloucestershire) [mappress] Source: thisisgloucestershire, October 25, 2010;