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  • 4 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District has released an update on the progress made in their levee rehabilitation program. As reported, there are 66 levee systems on target for repairs, some with breeches, some with other surface damage such as grass kill or scour holes. The Corps currently has 24 contracts awarded […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District announced yesterday that they will continue to prioritize levee rehabilitation to repair damages incurred during 2019 historic flooding throughout the region. Challenging weather conditions and higher flows along the Missouri River throughout the basin persisted throughout the winter and are continuing this spring, which initially delayed […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Venture, a contract cutter-head dredge, is removing built up sediment from the Arkansas River Navigation System at navigation mile 222, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District. This area has been identified as the most restricted section of the Arkansas portion of the navigation system following the historic spring 2019 flood […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging efforts on the Arkansas River Navigation Channel are underway after historic flooding this spring, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Little Rock District reports. “Navigation buoys up and down the river were displaced during the flood. The Coast Guard is planning to replace the buoys in the near future,” USACE said in their latest […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District, has just reported that dredging operations on the Arkansas River are in full swing now. The road to recovery on the Arkansas River from this spring’s historic flooding is a long one. According to the Corps, the motor vessels Dan Reeves and Shorty Baird are performing […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kansas Senator Jerry Moran yesterday announced the inclusion of provisions he advocated for in the USACE Work Plan for FY2019, including funding for the Kansas River Reservoirs and Sediment Study, and a flood protection project in Manhattan.  “The provisions we worked for that were included in the Army Corps of Engineers’ FY2019 Work Plan are critical […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, has wrapped up final contract awards for fiscal year 2018, saying that the district awarded about 1,360 contracts worth more than $328 million in fiscal year 2018. “I am very proud of the teamwork that was on display as we concluded the fiscal year, as […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, has completed the Record of Decision (ROD) for proposed commercial dredging permits on the Kansas River. Five applicants have received proposed permits to extract sand and gravel from the river by hydraulic dredging. The Corps regulates the proposed dredging under the authority of Section 10 of […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District, will be hosting a regional industry days forum December 6-7 at the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub. “During Industry Days we will meet with potential contractors and introduce them to our contracting process that will allow us to conduct market research,” the Corps said in the release. There […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, has wrapped up the final contract awards for fiscal year 2017. The Civil Works mission is to provide quality, responsive service to the nation and assist with water resource development activities including flood risk management, navigation, recreation and infrastructure and environmental stewardship, including emergency response. “The […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) will hold its 39th meeting in Kansas City, Missouri, October 31 – November 2, 2017, USACE’s Omaha district said in its latest release.  The committee established three new adaptive management work groups in August that will help implement the Corps new adaptive management (AM) strategy. MRRIC tentatively approved seven recommendations to the Corps and the Fish and […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District, in conjunction with Tulsa County will host an information meeting today to answer questions regarding a proposed ecosystem restoration project in and along the Arkansas River at the Case Community Center in Sand Springs, Oklahoma. “No formal presentation will take place but the public is invited to […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City and Omaha Districts, have announced that they will hold public meetings on the draft Missouri River Recovery Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (MRRMP-EIS) during the next week. These events will take place on Wednesday, February 15, at Hilton – Kansas City Airport, Kansas City, MO and […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Arkansas Waterways Commission said yesterday that five public ports in Arkansas have received more than $450,000 in grants. “We received over $1.2 million in requests and wish we could fulfill all the requests, ” said Gene Higginbotham, Executive Director of the Arkansas Waterways Commission. “We hope to have additional funds in the future. Developing our […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) will hold its 28th meeting on February 23-26 in Kansas City, Mo. Public attendance is encouraged, and an opportunity is provided during each daily session for the public to address the Committee and the lead agencies, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, regarding […]

  • 31 March 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, has determined an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be necessary before dredging operations may be reauthorized in the Kansas River. Six sand and gravel companies are currently proposing dredging operations at 12 locations in the Kansas River, and five currently have permits issued under Section 10 […]

  • 1 October 2013

    Friends of the Kaw (FOK), a conservation group focused on protecting the Kansas River, is anxiously awaiting the public notice on a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) on Kansas River sand and gravel dredging. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is expected to release the notice in early October. FOK is concerned about elements of the […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Kansas City District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a task order contract July 1, 2013, to Newt Marine Service from Dubuque, Iowa, for $2,806,000 for the placement of about 92,000 tons of stone. The work is being done to repair Bank Stabilization and Navigation Project river structures that were damaged from the 2011 […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended five permits to extract sand from the Kansas River for one year while a thorough evaluation of potential impacts from the proposed reauthorization continues. Five dredging companies authorized in 2007 to extract sand and gravel for commercial sale from 10 locations along the Kansas River through 2012 […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Friends of the Kaw (FOK), a conservation group focused on protecting the Kansas River, applauds a recent decision by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to revoke in May of this year the permits for three in-river dredging operations between Eudora and the Bowersock Dam in Lawrence. However, FOK still has major concerns about the […]

  • 1 February 2012

    The Kansas City District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded two more contracts to repair flood damage to levees along the Missouri River. A contract was awarded to Ideker, Inc. of St. Joseph, Mo., on Jan. 23 for approximately $722,000 to repair the Wakenda Levee in Carroll County, Mo. A contract was […]

  • 12 December 2011

    Private in-channel dredging operations on rivers like the Kansas River cause deepening and widening of the channel and accelerate… By Laura Herring (desotoexplorer) [mappress] Source: desotoexplorer, December 12, 2011

  • 7 December 2011

    A new threat for the Kansas River has been reported. Five privately owned dredging companies keep insisting on increasing the dredging operations from 2.2 million tons to 3.2 million tons. The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks conducted a study which says that these private dredging operations are triggering notable harm to the river. Sand […]

  • 17 November 2011

    Lawrence-area companies want to take an additional 1 million tons of sand and gravel for the Kansas River each year, but environmentalists…   (nebraska) [mappress] Source: nebraska, November 17, 2011;

  • 7 November 2011

    Dirt is slowly filling lakes and ponds in Kansas, and experts are divided over how much to worry… (kansascity) [mappress] Source: kansascity, November 7, 2011

  • 27 October 2011

    Increasing the depth of the main channel of the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System from nine feet to 12 feet will mean increase… By Frank Scott (dewitt-ee) [mappress] Source: dewitt-ee, October 27, 2011

  • 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;