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  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Lands and Forestry, Paul Toole, Member for Port Macquarie, Leslie Williams, and Port Macquarie-Hastings Council Mayor, Peta Pinson, today announced that $350,000 will be allocated for the Lake Cathie dredging project. Mrs Williams said that $175,000 had been provided through the NSW Government’s ‘Rescuing Our Waterways’ program and the Port Macquarie-Hastings Council has […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crews with Great Lakes Dredge and Dock are making good progress with the removal of sediment from the bottom of Lake Decatur. According to Matt Newell, interim director of the Decatur Public Works Department, the works are progressing well in Basin 3, between U.S. 36 and East William Street Road, and will shut down for the year before […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Following vicious flooding of Lake Ontario during two of the last three years, with private and public property and infrastructure being destroyed, NY Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand yesterday urged USACE to include the Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study (GLCRS) in its Fiscal Year 2020 Work Plan. The study, Schumer and Gillibrand said, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Three southeast Ohio boat ramps at Fox Lake, Tycoon Lake and Lake Rupert will receive renovations this spring, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. Work is scheduled to begin this month and conclude by the end of August. The boat ramp at Tycoon Lake in Gallia County is currently […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Cambridge University Botanic Garden’s lake, constructed in 1857-58, is to be dredged for the first time in the Garden’s history. The decision to dredge the lake is a result of a series of professional, analytical studies, culminating in a report confirming that the lake is heavily silted, with a water depth of just 0.3m in […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that two U.S. Areas of Concern, Deer Lake in the Lake Superior basin and White Lake in the Lake Michigan basin, have been removed from the binational list of toxic hotspots that were targeted for cleanup in the U.S.-Canada Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. After decades during which […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Indiana Department of Natural Resources and the Tri-Lakes Property Owners Association announced a lengthy dredging project that will begin in mid July on the Tri Lakes Lake Chain located in northern Whitley County. This project funded by Indiana’s Lake and River Enhancement Program will affect boating traffic on Round Lake, Little Cedar Lake, and […]

  • 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… […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Christie Administration has awarded a nearly $1.66 million contract to remove sand pushed by Superstorm Sandy into Deal Lake, the largest in a series of unique coastal lakes in Monmouth County that were severely impacted by the storm. According to the announcement from the Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin, the contract to dredge […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The next meeting of the newly formed group, Friends of Sherwood Lake, will be held on Wednesday, December 3rd, at the Sherwood Town Hall, located in Sherwood Township, Clark County, Wisconsin. The group’s goal is to fund raise for the dredging of Sherwood Lake to improve the lake’s fishing habitat. Sherwood Lake, a 117 acre […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Currently, Lake Superior is three inches below the level it was at this date, last year. Overall, Superior is 13 inches below average. Lakes Huron and Michigan are currently 15 inches below last year’s levels, and 26 inches below average, overall. The below average levels on the Great Lakes are being blamed, in large part, […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District is making preparations for a second round of dredging at Jeffrey Lake, set to begin in early May. Last summer, Central removed a large amount of sediment from the lake and this year they have leased a larger dredger and will renew its efforts to improve conditions for […]

  • 22 April 2013

    Iowa State University will place monitoring equipment in Storm Lake to collect information on how wind and lake depth impact resuspension of lake bottom sediment as part of an ongoing water quality study. The equipment will be below the water surface and marked by hazard buoys at three locations. Officials are asking the public to […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressmembers Brian Higgins and Louise M. Slaughter introduced the Great Lakes Navigation System Sustainability Act to modernize the current Great Lakes Navigation System (GLNS). This legislation would establish a single, comprehensive Great Lakes Navigation System for budgeting purposes. It would take all the individually authorized commercial and recreational navigation projects in the Great Lakes and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The clean-up has begun of a section of Pukekura Park’s lake system. Last week the dredging of sediment from the Main Lake was stopped when the upper part of the Serpentine, between the main and lily lakes, was clogged with fresh sediment. Manager Parks Mark Bruhn says a sucker truck is being used to pump […]

  • 31 August 2020
    Business development

    The University Lakes Project is slated to resume in September, restarting progress to rehabilitate the six lakes surrounding the LSU campus: City Park Lake, Erie Lake, College Lake, Campus Lake, University Lake, and Crest Lake. The University Lakes Project is a major contributor to stimulating and supporting the economic growth of Baton Rouge and providing […]