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  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District, has assessed the environmental impacts of removal and disposal of accumulated sediment at John Redmond Dam and Reservoir, Coffey County, Kansas. The State of Kansas, acting through the Kansas Water Office (KWO), proposes to fully fund […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Kansas owns water storage in 14 federal reservoirs managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. But the storage capacity of those lakes is gradually diminishing, as topsoil from waterways and farms upstream washes into the reservoirs and settles to the bottom. State officials are now trying to extend the life of the eastern Kansas […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A ceremony to commemorate the start of the John Redmond Reservoir dredging project took place yesterday. This project represents the first of its kind in the nation with a non-federal entity dredging sediment from a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Reservoir for the purpose of ensuring water supply storage, according to the Kansas Water Office. […]

  • 24 October 2011

    John Redmond Reservoir averages just 6 feet deep. The lake, which supplies water to several Kansas towns and the Wolf Creek nuclear plant, n… More info: kansas BY MICHAEL PEARCE [mappress] Source: kansas, October 24, 2011;

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The reservoirs built in Kansas in the 1950s and 1960s are vital to the state for flood protection, recreation and water supply. The state of Kansas owns a percentage of storage in 13 of the federally-owned reservoirs. Over the years it has been evident the storage in John Redmond Reservoir has been depleting at a […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    More than 50 University of Kansas staff members will visit the John Redmond Reservoir and Tallgrass Prairie Preserve on Friday, May 30. The 2014 Mini Wheat State Tour is an initiative of the Unclassified Senate and its professional development committee. Each year, the tour brings together a group of KU staff from across the university […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Kansas Water Office (KWO) announced yesterday that the first phase of dredging at John Redmond Reservoir is complete. Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD) began dredging operations this past May. The project is the first of its kind in the nation with a non-federal entity dredging sediment from a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation has been named winner of the Western Dredging Association’s (WEDA) 2017 Annual Safety Excellence Award for a Dredging Project for the John Redmond Dredging Project performed under contract to the Kansas Water Office. WEDA’s annual Safety Excellence Awards are presented to organizations and project teams with exceptional safety performance in […]

  • 27 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Kansas Water Office (KWO) was recognized recently by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for their continued partnership and contribution to the USACE mission during the approval process of the John Redmond Reservoir Dredging Initiative. This project is the first and largest inland Section 408 request -permission for the alteration of a […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Kansas Water Office officially started the John Redmond Reservoir dredging operations on May 17. More than three million yards of sediment will be removed from the reservoir’s conservation pool to restore some of the lake’s water supply storage capacity. Dredging will also allow aquatic habitats for the benefit of public recreation and the lake’s ecosystem. […]

  • 30 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 24-30, 2016).   PHOTO: Wasa Expands Its Dredging Fleet Wasa Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company, has just released a photo of its new 140 ton multi-purpose land machine based on a EX1200 Excavator from […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The reservoirs built in Kansas in the 1950s and 1960s are vital to our state for flood protection, recreation and water supply. The state of Kansas owns a percentage of storage in 13 of the federally-owned reservoirs. Over the years it has been evident the storage in John Redmond Reservoir has been depleting at a […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Kansas Water Office (KWO) yesterday released a video of the John Redmond Reservoir Dredging Project. The project is the first of its kind in the nation with a non-federal entity dredging sediment from a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reservoir. The contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD), completed the dredging works on the project in […]

  • 13 March 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites the public to an informational update for John Redmond Reservoir from 7:00-8:00 p.m. April 3 at the Hartford, Kansas Community Building, 117 Commercial St. Representatives from the Corps will provide an overview of the status of ongoing projects and issues at the reservoir. The Kansas Department of Wildlife, […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Kansas Water Office (KWO) is proposing to dredge John Redmond Reservoir to restore water supply lost to sedimentation. KWO is initiating the scoping process to identify community concerns and local issues that should be addressed in the Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the dredging project proposal. A public scoping meeting will be held […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular photos published on our website during the past year.   DEME’s TSHD Marieke During Abidjan Project DEME – an international group specialized in dredging, land reclamation, dyke construction, flood defense work, port construction, etc – has released this beautiful photo taken during the reclamation works for a […]

  • 24 February 2014

    The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking public comment on an amendment to the city of Redmond’s shoreline master program that incorporates changes to critical areas regulations and the comprehensive plan. The shoreline program amendment includes recent changes to the natural environment chapter of the city’s comprehensive plan and minor changes to critical areas regulations […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 (FY15) included $4.561 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), which is offset in part by a proposal to cancel $28 million in unobligated carryover of funds previously appropriated. “The fiscal 2015 Civil Works budget […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Western Dredging Association’s (WEDA) Education Commission Reservoir Sediments Dredging Panel is set to take place on Friday August 14, 2020 at 1 PM EST. This panel will discuss the current state of reservoir sedimentation in the United States, estimated reservoir capacity losses, flooding impacts due to the loss capacity, dredging practices to reduce reservoir sedimentation, […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Saint Lucia, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Water and Sewerage Company (WASCo) Inc., are set to launch the John Compton Dam Rehabilitation Project today.  The dam was built with a reservoir design capacity of three million cubic meters of water or 660 000 million gallons of water. However, following Hurricane Tomas […]

  • 21 January 2013

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority will meet in regular session on Tuesday, January 22, at 9:30 a.m. in the boardroom of the Port Authority Executive Building, 111 East Loop North (Exit 29 off Loop 610) in Houston. History will be made as the first female chairman convenes the meeting. This will […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work on the second phase of the John Compton Dam Rehabilitation Project, named ‘JCD02 – Dredging of the Reservoir and Transport of Sediment’, is set to begin in June 2019, WASCO St. Lucia Inc. said in its latest release.  The announcement was made by WASCO’s representatives, as well as the contractor for JCD02, VINCI Construction […]

  • 18 March 2013

    Craig Smith, Ph.D., Fort Hays University, in his “Economics of Reservoir” presentation at the 2013 Dam Safety Conference priced the cost of dredging Tuttle Creek Reservoir. This information originated in his research project along with Amirpouyan Nejadhashemi, Michigan State University; Sean Woznicki, Michigan State University; Jeff Williams, Kansas State University; and John Leatherman, Kansas State […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has posted an extension on the response date for a special notice synopsis regarding a Request for Information (RFI) for Excavation and Removal of Soil from Flood Pool to May 4, 2018. USACE’s Galveston District is evaluating the level of interest from government, industry, and others parties […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, announced the selection of Dr. Edmond Russo Jr., as its new deputy district engineer for programs and project management – the highest attainable civilian position in the district. “I’m honored to serve this district and provide leadership that will take delivery of our products and services […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA), at their recently held 2017 Dredging Summit & Expo in Vancouver, presented WEDA’s 2017 Annual Safety Excellence Award for a Dredging Contractor to J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. for delivering over 2,225,000 man hours without a lost time incident. “JF Brennan Company’s exemplary safety commitment and dedication meet and exceed the […]