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  • 6 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractors plan to begin work this week to rehabilitate flood-damaged areas of the Carmen Levee System, located in Carmen, Idaho, on the Salmon River in Lemhi County. The levee was damaged by sustained high flows during the 2017 flood season. The Corps’ Walla Walla District awarded a contract August […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Flood teams from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Seattle District initiated work in Oroville, Washington, and Clark Fork, Idaho, during this past weekend, and continued work in Okanogan and Conconully, Washington, and Plains, Montana. Seattle District’s Okanogan flood team is assisting Okanogan County with berm construction in Oroville at Highway 97 to reduce the flood […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Extensive bank erosion has occurred to islands and shorelines in the Clark Fork River, located at the confluence of the Clark Fork River and Lake Pend Oreille in North Idaho, resulting in losses of soil, native riparian and wetland vegetation, as well as the quantity and quality of fish and wildlife habitat. It is estimated […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, flood teams remain deployed to the St. Joe River, Coeur d’ Alene River and Kootenai River basins, USACE said in its latest release.  A flood team is continuing work to stabilize the federal levee and has concluded construction at the Shepherd Road levee in the City of […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The USACE flood teams were deployed to the St. Joe River, Coeur d’ Alene River and Kootenai River basins yesterday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, said in its latest release. A flood team is stabilizing the federal levee and the Shepherd Road levee in the City of St. Maries, Idaho, and awarded […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, will be conducting repairs on a section of the Lightning Creek Levee in Clark Fork, Idaho, beginning January 17, 2017.   The USACE officials will restore two sections of the levee that were damaged during flood events in December, 2015. The damaged sites are adjacent to the repairs […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    The Western Dredging Association has announced that the Pacific Chapter WEDA Fall 2020 Conference will take place at the Motif Hotel in Downtown Seattle from Wednesday, October 28th to Friday, October 30th 2020. The Board of the Pacific Chapter is currently inviting submission of abstracts for a technical presentation at their Fall 2020 conference in […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association is gearing up for the Pacific Chapter WEDA Fall 2019 Conference that will be held in Newport Beach, CA from Tuesday, October 29, through Thursday, October 31, 2019. WEDA has released a tentative agenda for the Fall 2019 Conference, set to take place at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach, 1107 Jamboree Road, Newport […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, is inviting public comments regarding the scope of the Corps’ proposal to assist Garden City, Idaho in conducting an Integrated Feasibility Study and Environmental Assessment to evaluate alternatives and recommend a plan to reduce the City’s risk from floodwaters from the Boise River. Garden City has […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Pacific Chapter Western Dredging Association Fall 2018 conference will take place in Waikiki, Honolulu, from Tuesday, October 23, through Thursday, October 25, reports WEDA. For the 2018 conference, the Pacific Chapter Board has adjusted typical conference days to provide a bonus half day of time slots for presentations, announced the organizers.     Projected Agenda Summary: […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers contractors will today kick off work to rehabilitate several flood-damaged areas of the Gooding Diversion Flood Reduction Project, located on the Little Wood River in Gooding County, Idaho.  The safety way diversion structure and bank channel were damaged by sustained high flows during the 2017 flood season. USACE’s […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Idaho Water Resources Board is seeking public comment as engineers enter the second phase of the Priest Lake Water Management Project, scheduling an open house for September 27 at Priest Lake Elementary School, Priest River, ID. Staff from Mott MacDonald, the consulting engineers designing the project, as well as representatives from the Idaho Department […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractors plan to begin work Saturday, September 15, to rehabilitate flood-damaged areas of the Heise-Roberts Levee System, located near Rigby, Idaho, on the upper Snake River between Jefferson and Madison counties.  The levee was damaged in multiple locations by sustained high flows during the 2017 and 2018 flood seasons. […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, began repairs on two sections of levee totaling 400 feet of damage, near the City of St. Maries, Idaho, at a cost of about $250,000. The Corps reported that the repairs began on August 6 with all in-water work expected to be complete by August 31, the end […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Okanogan River basin flood team from the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, began work May 25 to assist Okanogan County in closing a section on the left bank of the breached Riverside levee. As USACE reported, the Clark Fork team is continuing work on the Turah Levee in Missoula County, Montana, and […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed emergency flood-fight operations on May 22 to stabilize an eroded section of the Heise-Roberts Levee System, on the Snake River near Lorenzo, Idaho, according to USACE Walla Walla District emergency managers.  High-flow conditions in the Snake River had eroded an approximately 300-feet-long segment of the Heise-Roberts Levee System, about […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Four levees damaged during the 2017 flood season, located within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District area of operations, received a total of approximately $3.3 million in cumulative funding for flood-related repairs under Public Law 115-123, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law February 9, 2018.  These levees in the Walla […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Flood teams from the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, initiated work yesterday on the Turah Levee in Missoula County, Montana. The $161,550 project is designed to stabilize and protect the levee by repairing a 150-foot scour hole, USACE said in their latest announcement. Work also continues in Okanogan, Washington, in Clark Fork, Idaho, and […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract last week to conduct temporary emergency levee repairs on an eroded section of the Heise-Roberts Levee System, located on the Snake River near Lorenzo, Idaho, about 3.7 miles downstream from the U.S. Route 20 bridge.  High-flow conditions in the Snake River are eroding a segment of […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Flood teams from the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, initiated work yesterday to raise the Oroville Road in Oroville, Washington, and strengthen the Mazama Levee in Mazama, Washington, while work continues in Riverside and Okanogan, Washington, in Clark Fork, Idaho, and Plains, Montana. Engineers in Clark Fork, Idaho, are conducting erosion protection work […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Flood teams from the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, have initiated levee strengthening work in Riverside, Washington, and continue berm construction in Conconully, Washington, and levee strengthening work in Okanogan, Washington, and Plains, Montana.  According to the USACE’s latest announcement, Seattle District’s Okanogan flood team is assisting Okanogan County with levee strengthening in […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    EPA has awarded nearly $900,000 in grants to strengthen state, tribal and local government capacity in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska to protect and restore wetlands. These Wetland Program Development Grants provide tribes, interstate agencies and local governments with funding to develop and refine comprehensive state, tribal and local wetlands programs. “Healthy wetlands provide important […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers flood teams recently wrapped up work in the St. Joe River basin, reported the Seattle District. The Corps has finished work in St. Maries, Idaho, along the St. Joe River, after stabilizing about 300 feet of the Riverdale levee by placing material on the landward side and top of the […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work to improve the Tammany Creek trailhead entrance to Hells Gate Habitat Management Unit, near Lewiston, Idaho, is set to begin today, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. During the project, the Corps maintenance staff will use heavy construction vehicles and equipment to gravel Tammany Creek trailhead’s eroding entrance. The trailhead improvement project […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) has announced that the City of Boise, Idaho chose it to design a Mud Cat 40E Custom (MC-40EC) dredger for the city’s innovative Dixie Drain Phosphorous Offset Project. Boise will use the MC-40EC dredger to remove phosphorous from the Boise Watershed. The custom features include the overall length of the dredger, […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An $824,764 contract for the next phase of improvements for the ring levee surrounding the northern California town of Marysville was awarded to Patterson Taber General Engineering, Inc. of Marysville, California on August 26, 2016. Expected to begin later this year, the next phase of construction is located within the Union Pacific Railroad track diamond […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The first step in what could be a major effort to improve water conditions in the Middle Snake River gets underway this week on a pair of small islands downstream from Walter’s Ferry. Idaho Power’s Bayha Island Research Project is one part of the broader Snake River Stewardship Program, which aims to help the company […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following extensive U.S. Army Corps of Engineers review, the Northwestern Division Commander, Brigadier General Scott A. Spellmon, signed a Finding of Navigability Determination for the Salmon River, from River Mile (RM) 0 to RM 259. This decision is consistent with other long-established determinations made by the State of Idaho (1980) and the U.S. Coast Guard […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage shorelines in the city of Spokane Valley will open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology on April 20. Spokane Valley’s proposed shoreline program will guide construction, development and maintenance activities on shorelines of Shelly Lake and the Spokane River within the city limits. A portion of the shoreline managed […]