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  • 5 March 2014

    Bato Mayor Jeanette R. Bernaldez on Wednesday announced that hundreds of millions pesos have been spent to conserve Lake Bato, the seventh largest lake in the country. All the projects secured for Lake Bato conservation were solicited from the provincial government and the office of Camarines Sur Fifth District Rep. Salvio Fortuno, said Bernaldez. The […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    State Senator Patty Ritchie has announced she has secured $200,000 in special funding to help the City of Fulton and the Town of Granby in their work to dredge Lake Neatahwanta and ultimately make the body of water usable again. This most recent support, which comes just days before dredging is slated to begin, builds […]

  • 27 July 2012

    Area residents are invited to attend a public meeting on the Dredging Feasibility Project that is taking place this summer on Chautauqua Lake, informs post-journal.com. This year’s speaker will be Dr. Elizabeth Moran, President of EcoLogic LLC, who will speak on managing the watershed to control plant and algae growth and the dredging feasibility study […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Four Watermaster dredgers have been brought from Finland to improve the environmental condition of the Northern Lakes (lagoons) of Egypt. The Nile Delta estuarine with its wetlands, lakes and lagoons forms a transitional water purification and protective zone before the Mediterranean Sea. This zone is a productive agricultural and aquacultural area, as well as an important […]

  • 26 August 2010

    Lake Gallträsk, situated 15km west of Helsinki, used to be a popular recreational area with beaches and clear water. Unfortunately, it has suffered from major strain caused by habitation and industry. The biggest damage to the area was done between the 1920s and 1970s, when wastewater was released into the lake causing silting up and […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sens. Carl Levin, D-Mich., and Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., welcomed the announcement by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency of completion of the Deer Lake Area of Concern project near Ishpeming. The Michigan senators have been strong proponents of the project, including the diversion of Partridge Creek, which had flowed through a contaminated underground mine carrying mercury contamination […]

  • 30 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will use a $1.1 million grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to support the work of Minnesota’s Lake Superior Coastal Program, fund three significant local projects and continue the program’s quarterly Short Term Action Request (STAR) grants. Project funding includes: Shore Protection Structure Assessment. The […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Hagerstown will host a community information meeting today to share details of the upcoming project to dredge City Park Lake. “Attendees will have a more detailed look at the dredging process, what to expect over the course of the project, and the benefits that the community will enjoy once the silt is […]

  • 13 March 2012

    A step toward improving water quality at Grand Lake St. Marys will occur this spring when an alum treatment will be applied to cover the entire lake. This treatment is part of Gov. John Kasich’s approach to improve Grand Lake St. Marys through rough fish removal, dredging, installation of a treatment train, wetland creation, watershed […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government has been successful in securing the balance of $85 million of Australian Government funding, to significantly improve water quality in the lakes and rivers and downstream in the Murray-Darling Basin. Commenting this, the Minister for the Environment and Climate Change Simon Corbell said: “Twenty-five priority water quality projects will be […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, yesterday announced $1.06 million in funding over three years for 10 projects under the Great Lakes Protection Initiative (GLPI), the Government of Canada informs. The funding is part of the additional investment of $44.84 million for the Great Lakes Protection Initiative announced in Budget 2017. Projects […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Utah Lake State Park dredging project will begin mid-March and will be complete by August 1, 2017.  “In short this means that the marina will be closed to all vessel usage during this time period. No launching, no recovering, no slip rentals and limited park access,” said John Curtis, Mayor of Provo. When this […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is in the process of determining whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels Project. To help inform this decision, the Agency is inviting public comments until February 12, 2018 on the project and its potential for causing adverse environmental effects. “As a next step, […]

  • 12 August 2011

    The Greenwood Lake Commission (GLC) recently released a dredging study that calls for deepening selected sections of the lake’s New… (northjersey) [mappress] Source: northjersey, August 12, 2011

  • 5 October 2010

    The condition and future of Crystal Lake’s namesake lake will be discussed at an annual meeting Thursday…   By Brett Rowland (nwherald) [mappress] Source: nwherald, October 6, 2010;

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is inviting local stakeholders – government representatives, scientists, environmentalists, agricultural operators and others – to attend a meeting (Wednesday, Sept. 17) to discuss development of the Lake Okeechobee restoration plan. This is part of a series of meetings meant to develop and identify specific pollutant reductions necessary and strategies […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Continuing efforts to develop innovative resiliency strategies to protect communities from storms and flooding, the Christie Administration yesterday marked the beginning of the second phase of work to restore Wreck Pond. Governor Chris Christie announced the start of the $7.4 million project in Spring Lake on July 23. Since then, dredging of the 73-acre lake has […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The annual State of the Lake meeting planned by the Mamanasco Lake Improvement Fund will be held today at 8 p.m. in the CVS Community Room located at 467 Main Street in Ridgefield. Efforts to reduce algae and weed growth in the lake will be discussed during the meeting, the Ridgefield Press reports. Barbara Hartman, president of […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday announced the completion of a $16 million sediment cleanup at the former Zephyr Oil Refinery in Muskegon Township, Mich. Work was funded through a cost-sharing partnership with the state of Michigan under the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). EPA Great Lakes National Program Office Director Chris Korleski joined Michigan […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    State Senator Patty Ritchie has recently secured $200,000 in special funding to help the City of Fulton and the Town of Granby in their work to dredge Lake Neatahwanta and ultimately make the body of water usable again. For more than 25 years, the beaches surrounding Lake Neatahwanta have been closed to the public due […]

  • 31 March 2014

    U.S. Sens. Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown, along with Reps. Bob Gibbs, Dave Joyce, and Marcy Kaptur, urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to pursue all options necessary to ensure Lake Erie is appropriately dredged and maintained as soon as possible. The Great Lakes—especially Lake Erie—are vital to serving Ohio’s economic needs, but shipping […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is hosting its annual public meeting on September 10 to review water-quality restoration progress for the Harris Chain of Lakes and Lake Apopka, as well as further the water-quality restoration of five priority water bodies in the Upper Ocklawaha Basin. These water bodies are Lake Harris, Palatlakaha River, Trout […]

  • 6 July 2012

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency yesterday approved funding to restore Lake Delhi, reports desmoinesregister.com. “We’re very happy of the final outcome of this,” said Steve Leonard, president of the lake district. “We don’t know truly yet what it means, to what extent.” That money, Leonard said, would have allowed a bare-bones restoration of the lake. […]

  • 16 January 2011

    The end may be in sight for White Lake’s listing as a Great Lakes toxic hot spot, and a strategy has been drafted to get across the finish… By John S. Hausman (mlive) [mappress] Source: mlive, January 17, 2011;

  • 27 September 2012

    The City of Fort Worth has begun a large project to revitalize the Lake Worth area. Mary Gugliuzza, Communications Coordinator with Fort Worth Water Department said: “The lake is very shallow in some places. And so we’re going to get it where there’s a depth of at least six feet in the main boating channels […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany has issued a statement after the Lake Charles Harbor and Terminal District released a new study measuring the economic impact of the Calcasieu Ship Channel at the local, state and national levels. “The Calcasieu Ship Channel supports job creation and economic growth not just in Southwest Louisiana, but across our entire […]