Search results for: Kingwood

17 results

A list of search results

  • 30 July 2013

    The Kingwood Service Association announced that dredging at the boat ramp area at River Grove Park began Monday, July 29. The dredging plan has been in development for several months and was authorized by the Kingwood Service Association Parks Committee. The boat ramp will be open on Saturdays and Sundays only during the month of […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    According to the latest info sent out by the Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District, dredging work on the San Jacinto River is officially underway, Kingwood.com reports. The $69.8 million project, located near Kingwood, Texas, involves dredging and debris removal of 1.8 million cubic yards of sediment that has contributed to recent flooding in the […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Greg Abbott visited Kingwood, Texas, yesterday where he took an aerial tour to survey damage along the San Jacinto River, and met with community leaders and elected officials to discuss Hurricane Harvey recovery and flood prevention efforts.  During the meeting, the Governor announced new actions Texas will be taking to help prevent future flooding in communities like […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

     The West Fork of the San Jacinto River FEMA funded Emergency Debris Removal project near Kingwood, Texas, has reached its halfway mark of completion, USACE Galveston District said in its latest announcement.  This emergency cleanup program was awarded to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) on July 6, 2018 and covers about two miles of […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S Army Corps of Engineers and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are working together to assemble a low-draft dredge at a staging area near Hwy 59/69 Bridge and the San Jacinto River. Over 200 semi-trucks have delivered two disassembled dredges and hundreds of dredging pipes, reported the Army Corps. “Workers are busy joining thousands […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractors launched a 27 ton dredger last Thursday into the San Jacinto River as preparations continue for emergency dredging and debris removal along the West Fork of the river. Two dredgers, measuring 90 feet long, 25 feet wide, were transported in and are being reassembled with dredging set to […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance

     The FEMA funded emergency dredging of the West Fork of the San Jacinto River near Kingwood, Texas, is nearing its completion. USACE Galveston District has just released the latest project update, saying that as of April 11, 652 tons of woody debris and 1,547,000 cubic yards of sand has been dredged from the river. […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Dan Crenshaw, along with Texas Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz and Representative Kevin Brady, sent a letter recently to Acting FEMA Administrator Peter Gaynor requesting FEMA’s swift approval of the City of Houston’s new San Jacinto river mouth bar dredging plan. While FEMA has already completed its initial debris removal mission, sediment brought […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

     The preparation activities for emergency dredging and debris removal along the West Fork of the San Jacinto River are moving forward. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractors launched a 27 ton dredger last Thursday into the river. Two dredgers, measuring 90 feet long, 25 feet wide, were transported in and are being reassembled […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The FEMA funded emergency dredging of the West Fork of the San Jacinto River near Kingwood, Texas, is scheduled to begin demobilization around the third week in April, USACE Galveston District said in their latest project update.  Two dredges continue to operate 24/7 to reduce future flood risks as they cut through Harvey silt and […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District leaders met with Southeast Texas and South Texas Congressional members in the District of Columbia earlier this month, during Texas Water Days. Members received updates on the Buffalo Bayou Tributary and Resiliency Study’s upcoming public meetings scheduled for late April and early May. This study explores a […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has just released this very interesting photo of a tender boat towing a dredge pipe for placement within the West Fork of the San Jacinto River dredging project. This 1,000 foot, 24 inch diameter section will be part of a 4.5 mile pipeline and these pipes will […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Texas Governor Greg Abbott has announced that the San Jacinto River dredging program is expected to begin in two or three weeks, Chron reports.  After the governor authorized funding from the state’s hazard and mitigation fund to conduct a study of the entire riverbed to figure out what type of sand dredging could be done […]

  • 24 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (February 18-24, 2019).   USACE Kicks Off Ocean City Inlet Navigation Improvement Project USACE, Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Worcester County signed a Project Partnership Agreement last week to start work on a navigation improvement project to address sediment […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S Army Corps of Engineers contractors are busy constructing a staging area for the FEMA funded emergency dredging and debris removal along the West Fork of the San Jacinto River near Kingwood, Texas. Last week, over 150 trucks begin moving in floating barges and 24 inch diameter High Density Polyethylene Pipes, reported the Corps. […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The nature of shipping at Portland Port in Dorset, UK, is changing rapidly; as the cruise business continues to grow, the Port’s cargo customers are also seeing a significant growth in activities and there is an increased use of the port by military vessels. According to the port, this growth in all areas has driven […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the second phase of Pompton Lake cleanup underway, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just released “Questions & Answers” document regarding the dredging/soil removal project. Lake bottom sediment was contaminated with mercury and lead from the DuPont (now Chemours) Pompton Lakes Works Site in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey. What work will be completed […]