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  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials have announced that work has begun through the Tennessee Stream Mitigation Program to restore the lower 5,000 feet of Chilogate Creek near the Foothills Parkway and the confluence with Chilhowee Lake. The restoration work will return the stream to its original meandering path which will both enhance riparian wetland […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced that the parking lot and ramp at the Union Bay boating access site at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park will reopen Friday, July 1. The access site and lot had been closed since October for boating access replacement work. Among the improvements with the new access site, the […]

  • 1 June 2020
    Environment

    A survey conducted last Friday (May 29) by J.F. Brennan Company of La Crosse, Wisc., showed the great progress being made by this dredging contractor in the restoration of Fountain Lake. During the duration of the project, over 691,000 cubic yards have been dredged from Edgewater Bay of Fountain Lake, reported J.F. Brennan. Fountain Lake […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Mark Dayton stated last week that he looks forward to Fountain Lake being dredged and becoming a hub for tourism and economic development. “This project will benefit the people that live here and visit this area,” said Dayton. “Fountain Lake is a gem that defines who we are in Albert Lea,” said Mayor Vern […]

  • 24 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders has voted to authorize the advertisement of bids for dredging and aeration work on Barbour’s Pond in Garret Mountain Reservation. Dredging Barbour’s Pond is part of a plan to allow canoes and paddle boats to once again cross the 14-acre body of water for recreation and fishing. “We […]

  • 22 January 2014

    Air may not seem like an effective barrier for some things, but when coupled with a trailer-mounted blower and heat, it provides a very efficient barrier and environmentally friendly way of clearing land with little smoke. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, is using this method also known as “air curtain burning” as […]

  • 9 September 2011

    Crestline residents will be happy to hear it appears pleas for help have not fallen upon deaf ears: Supervisor Janice Rutherford is …  By Cat Robertson (mountain-news) [mappress] Source: mountain-news, September 9, 2011;

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    After years of planning and design, the Santa Clara Valley Water District is preparing to construct flood protection improvements along Permanente Creek. Regarding this, the district will host a meeting on the McKelvey Park flood detention basin project today, from 7-9 p.m. in St. Joseph School, Mountain View, CA. Once completed, the Permanente Creek Flood Protection […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources Western Upper Peninsula Citizens’ Advisory Council will meet next week to hear an update on an Oman Creek dredging project. The group will hold its meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 20 at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park. According to Stacy Haughey, the DNR’s Upper Peninsula regional coordinator, the council meetings offer […]

  • 25 August 2010

    Iron Mountain is one of the most toxic places in the nation. The water that runs from Iron Mountain near Redding has the acidity of a car… By Ken Miguel (abclocal) [mappress] Source: abclocal, August 25, 2010;

  • 4 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Healing Our Waters – Great Lakes Coalition has announced that their annual conference that highlights restoration efforts and needs across the Great Lakes will be back in Buffalo, NY, in October 2017. The 13th annual Great Lakes Restoration Conference will be held October 17-19 at the Hyatt Regency at Fountain Plaza. Since 2010, the conference […]

  • 20 September 2013

    Officials in many localities nationwide are preparing to encounter flooding situations, as it has been forecast that the depression in the South China Sea will trigger continuous heavy raining in Thailand. Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi on Thursday visited Ayutthaya to evaluate the water situation in the province, which was heavily afflicted by the great […]

  • 12 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IMS Dredge, Division of Ellicott Dredge Technologies, has just released these beautiful photos of their IMS DM-60 Depth Master working in a reservoir in Guatemala. The DM-60 was chosen for its ability to create an even bottom profile in the dam instead of creating a moonscape in the bottom using a hanging pump system which […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Alaimo Engineering has been awarded a $260,000 contract to begin design and engineering work for the renovations at the Garret Mountain Reservation. Last June, the county was awarded a $1.3 million grant from the New Jersey State Green Acres Program to install new ADA-compliant restroom facilities, pavilions, improvements […]

  • 24 March 2011

    With the particulars of the first phase of an earthen dam to be built at the Ragged Mountain Reservoir recently finalized, the board of the Rivanna Water… By Brian Wheeler (cvilletomorrow) [mappress] Source: cvilletomorrow, March 24, 2011

  • 28 November 2012

    The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority will ask a Texas company for a detailed proposal to dredge the South Fork Reservoir. Albemarle Supervisor Ken Boyd and fellow RWSA members have heard from county residents who say dredging will enhance the reservoir as a source of recreation, reports wina.com. The proposal is to dredge sand from […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Schock Contracting Corporation and Tierra Contracting, in combination with DSC Dredge, joined their forces recently to accomplish the emergency dredging project in Carpinteria Salt Marsh. Carpinteria, a small California town approximately 80 miles north of Los Angeles, sits right on the Pacific Ocean with mountains just behind it. Unfortunately, this past year has been very […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens are calling on the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) to refuse offshore sludge dumping at Abbot Point, following today’s announcement of an independent commission of inquiry into Gladstone Harbour. “How can even more Reef dumping be approved, when we’re still investigating the destruction caused last time?” Senator Larissa Waters, Australian […]

  • 7 December 2012

    The long awaited dredging program at the swimming and beach area at Lake Gregory has been postponed again, reports mountain-news.com. Rick Dinon, chairperson for the Lake Gregory Improvement Committee, stated: “We were told that the Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board wanted new conditions for doing the dredging.” He added: “The plan proposed by Regional […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The dredging contractor, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc., conducted a survey of the Fountain Lake last Friday, September 6, showing the dredging progress to date, reports Shell Rock River Watershed District. The SRRWD Board of Managers approved a nearly $5.1 million contract with LaCrosse, Wisconsin-based dredging contractor in March 2018 for the first phase of Fountain […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Starting February 15, property owners and contractors are banned for four months from dredging and excavating at Smith Mountain and Leesville lakes due to fish spawning, according to a news release from Appalachian Power. The policy is necessary to support fish population growth, including sunfish, catfish and variations of bass, said Dan Wilson, a fisheries […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Shell Rock River Watershed District took steps recently to lay the groundwork for the 2014 Legislative Session. The District submitted the Fountain Lake Restoration Project to Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB) to be considered for Governor Mark Dayton’s 2014 bonding bill. The District is asking for $7.5 million for the project. “This is the […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Shell Rock River Watershed District (SRRWD) held a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the new Confined Disposal Facility (CDF) on March 31, 2017.  A CDF is a dewatering site in the dredging process. When dredging takes place, there will be a mixture of water and sediment pumped to the disposal facility and the […]

  • 15 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 9-15, 2019).   First Phase of Fountain Lake Dredging Almost Done The dredging contractor, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc., conducted a survey of the Fountain Lake last Friday, September 6, showing the dredging progress to date, reports Shell Rock River […]

  • 4 April 2011

    The Gazebo Lake in Green Mountain Falls evokes emotions, is the springboard for poetry, the spark for romance and the inspiration for…   By Pat Hill (coloradocommunitynewspapers) [mappress] Source: coloradocommunitynewspapers, April 4, 2011  

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Shell Rock River Watershed District (SRRWD) will today host a Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Fountain Lake Restoration Project Confined Disposal Facility (CDF). “This is a historic day for the Shell Rock River Watershed District and our community. Years of planning, designing and engineering have gone into the construction of the CDF and this marks […]