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  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Crews working at the Lake Oroville Spillway are continuing to make progress on the project, nearly one week since flows from the spillway were halted to give excavators better access for debris removal. “Our crews continue to make great progress on this 24/7 operation,” said DWR Acting Director Bill Croyle. “We’re seeing very positive results […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Contractors working at the Lake Oroville Spillway continue to remove sediment and debris below the spillway. The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) has just released this video update on the operations. Crews working on widening the channel at the base of the main spillway have made significant progress towards the goal of creating enough […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Repairs will soon be underway for nearly five miles of critically deficient Feather River west levee between Tudor Road and Cypress Avenue in south Sutter County. In late February, the Army Corps of Engineers issued a $35 million contract to Great Lakes E&I for its Sutter Basin Project, which involves the installation of cutoff walls […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Beginning next month, the Cobourg Marina will be undergoing its annual spring maintenance dredging at the harbor entrance, boat launch and the inner harbour area. Each year a significant amount of sediment is carried along the north shore of Lake Ontario by waves and currents. Significant amounts of sand are deposited at the mouth of […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, announced Senate passage of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2013. This bill includes a measure she worked to include that sets aside 20 percent of new funding from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund for maintaining Great Lakes ports […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Superior Dredging of Illinois has announced that their Fall 2017 dredge projects n Jimmerson Lake, Indiana, are underway. The work, conducted by their brand new Ellicott Swinging Dragon Dredge Jenny-Kay, started at Site 1 by the dam on West Bachelor Road last week. It will continue its work on the channel towards the east. This area […]

  • 22 July 2010

    Dredging, the task of scooping up sediment, branches and tossed-out junk that makes passing through waterways a hazard for boaters, is proceeding on the Chain ’O Lakes, though a sopping early summer has slowed the pace. “We had the wettest June in 108 years,” said Ron Barker, Fox Waterway Agency deputy director of operations. “We […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announced recently the selection of five additional projects to receive approximately $9.4 million in grants through its fiscal year 2015-16 Watershed Restoration Grant Program cycle. These awards were made following an augmentation of funding from the Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014 (Proposition 1) […]

  • 2 September 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Lake Orono Restoration and Enhancement (LORE) project is one step closer to start date, according to the City of Elk River, MN. The first step is a lake drawdown in preparation for dredging this winter. The city recently obtained all necessary permits from the government agencies to begin the LORE dredging project. Using the dam, […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio House of Representatives gave its final approval yesterday to legislation (Senate Bill 1) that makes great strides in protecting western Lake Erie from toxic algae and the threats it poses to people’s drinking water and the lake’s $12.9 billion dollar tourism industry. The Ohio Senate is expected to promptly approve the bill and […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Project & Tenders

    Fayette County officials plan to conduct dredging of the Lake Peachtree. The dredging is necessary to remove silt and muck that has accumulated over the years on the lake’s bottom, The Citizen informed. According to Fayette County Administrator Steve Rapson, the County’s consulting engineering firm is making lake dredging plan, and the project timeline is […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    A large-scale channel maintenance project will soon be underway at Green Island Wildlife Management Area, in Jackson County, to remove silt from the water delivery channel that runs from the Blake’s Lake boat ramp to the outlet structure on the Mississippi River, also known as the 5th Channel. The project is expected to last until […]

  • 23 April 2010

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking steps to make sure sediments do not flow out of the nearly dry North Park Lake while contractors dredge the body back to its original depth. The lake was drained last year to allow for dredging this summer. Two creeks flow into the lake and they have… […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Hagerstown has just released a video update on their City Park Lower Lake dredging project, undertaken by Edwin A. and John O. Crandell Inc. In this video, the city engineer, Rodney Tissue, explains the dredging process, why it’s being done and difference it will make. Through this dredging scheme, about 18,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 4 October 2012

    Greenbrier State Park staff is set to gradually drawdown about six feet of water from the park’s 42-acre lake, beginning October 15, to allow for some much needed maintenance work. The improvements include, repairing the lake’s popular boat ramp and removing accumulated sediment for better boating access. “After building up for more than 45 years, […]

  • 3 July 2012

    The Hussain Sagar lake cleaning and catchment area improvement project began four years ago, but so far only 60% work has been completed, The Times of India reports. Though the state government fixed a fresh deadline (March 2013) to complete the project, the authority is likely to miss this deadline too as some major works, […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Indiana House members recently approved a measure sponsored by State Rep. Scott Pelath that will mitigate erosion along Lake Michigan’s lakefront by using sand dredged from the lakebed. Yesterday, Gov. Eric Holcomb signed into law the Senate Bill (SB) 178 under which all clean sand dredged from the Lake Michigan will be used to replenish Northwest Indiana’s badly eroded […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), a member of the bipartisan Congressional Great Lakes Task Force, discussed the importance of the Great Lakes from both an environmental and economic standpoint at a Washington, DC Summit and on the House Floor. The summit was hosted by the Northeast-Midwest Institute (NEMWI), a nonpartisan research-based organization whose mission is to […]

  • 14 June 2011

    On June 15, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and other participating organizations will announce details of the first-ever Great Lakes Week scheduled for October 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. The theme of Great Lakes Week is “Working Together, Taking Action” and will bring representatives of the U.S. and Canadian governments together with a broad coalition of […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Lakes and Rivers Contracting Inc., of Lemont (IL) is about to begin a long-awaited Waubonsie Lake dredging project. The City Council has just approved the contract to dredge and filter the lake bottom in Waubonsie Lake Park, off Kautz Road near Clarendon Lane, reported the Chicago Tribune. This $1.85 million dredging contract is the first such in more than twenty […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator Lisa Murkowski yesterday succeeded in leveraging her position on the Energy and Waters Appropriations Subcommittee to deliver resources in the 2016 funding bill that will initiate or maintain infrastructure projects in Alaska.   The appropriations bill, which passed the full Senate Appropriations Committee yesterday, will fund studies, research, port projects and energy innovations that will […]

  • 4 May 2012

    An unprecedented effort to restore the Great Lakes will be highlighted in Cleveland this September when hundreds of advocates, scientists, public officials and conservation leaders gather for Great Lakes Week 2012. The theme of this year’s event, to be held Sept. 10-13 in downtown Cleveland, is “Taking Action, Delivering Results.” It will focus public attention […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate has passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which authorized $300 million per year, for the fiscal years 2017 through 2021, for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand said in their announcement that this funding authorization is a major win for the State of New […]