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  • 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 […]

  • 24 June 2011

    Fifteen residents who live beside Columbia’s algae-choked Lake Elkhorn are sponsoring a public meeting Tuesday night to inform… By Larry Carson (baltimoresun) [mappress] Source: baltimoresun, June 24, 2011

  • 11 January 2012

    The Fort Worth City Council yesterday approved the Lake Worth dredging project. This project, as a small piece of a long-term project to turn the nearly century-old lake into a recreational attraction, will cost about $12,5 million. “Dredging is set to kick off on March 1,” City Councilman Dennis Shingleton said. The project funding comes […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., welcomed a public commitment from the civilian head of the Army Corps of Engineers that $19 million in Hurricane Sandy recovery funding will be available to repair the storm’s damage to Great Lakes harbors. The commitment from Jo-Ellen Darcy, the assistant secretary of the Army for public works, came in response […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Building upon historic changes undertaken earlier this year to improve Lake Erie water quality, Ohio has reached an agreement with Michigan and the Canadian province of Ontario to achieve a 40 percent reduction in the amount of phosphorus entering Lake Erie’s western basin by 2025.  “Lake Erie is one of our state’s crown jewels for […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The proposed federal budget for 2018 includes drastic cuts in funding for Great Lakes programs. It calls on the eight states bordering the lakes to fund a wide array of programs designed to safeguard the lakes and protect public health and ecosystems. U.S. President Donald Trump also proposed deep funding cuts in Great Lakes programs […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The cost of the Lake Limboto dredging program in Gorontalo province could reach Rp11 trillion, according to President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo. “This lake needs to be dredged to reduce its sediment. Moreover, the lake is now covered by water-hyacinth that can make the lake shallow,” said President Jokowi during the inspection of the dredging operation at […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The preparation works for the Orange Lake dredging scheme, located in the City of New Port Richey, Florida, are currently underway, local media reports. Energy Resources Inc., the Chesterfield, Missouri, based dredging contractor, won the job last fall, according to the Public Works Director, Robert Rivera. Preliminary work has already started, added Martin Field, Public Works […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work to restore Lake Horowhenua’s environmental health, which has been progressing well since the establishment of the Lake Horowhenua Accord (He Hokioi Rerengatahi) in 2013, will increase in momentum later this year following a High Court decision last week. The Court’s decision was to dismiss an appeal made by the Hokio Trust, allowing Horizons Regional […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Borough of Spotswood, New Jersey, is set to receive a $2.5 million grant, administered through the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), for the Devoe Lake restoration project. Commenting the latest announcement, Senator Linda R. Greenstein said: “This is a significant investment by the DEP in Devoe Lake. The Borough of Spotswood has sought funding for […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) recently finished the 2016 dredging season, having removed more than 1 million cubic yards of dredge material from state park lakes and other state properties. The 1 million cubic yards of sediment is the most that has ever been removed in the history of the state’s dredging program. […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Comfort Lake – Forest Lake Watershed District broke ground last week on a $536,605 wetland restoration project in southern Chisago County, MN, that will ultimately improve water quality in Moody and Bone lakes. The district began a five-year project to improve the lakes in late 2010, when they installed low-velocity fish barriers to prevent rough […]

  • 20 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     The Southwest Florida Water Management District’s WaterMattersTV has just released this very interesting video about the Lake Seminole Dredging Program.  Under the official plan, this three-year dredging project will remove about 54 tons of phosphorus and 311 tons of nitrogen, reducing nitrogen loads by 56 percent in Long Bayou and Boca Ciega Bay. Lake […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, along with members of the bipartisan Senate Great Lakes Task Force, yesterday urged USACE to include the Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study in the president’s FY2019 budget request. Following the damaging flood waters that impacted New York’s Lake Ontario shoreline communities last year, causing millions […]

  • 17 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Eight Indiana counties will be able to address sediment problems in lakes and rivers, thanks to $617,500 in grant funding from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources’ Lake and River Enhancement (LARE) program, DNR said in its latest announcement.  LARE grants are administered through DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife. Division director, Mark Reiter, said […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    JND Thomas Company, Inc., Riverdale, CA the major sub contractor with OHL,USA, Inc., to perform the dredging and mechanical dewatering activities, is currently mobilizing onto Machado Lake, Harbor City, CA. The scope of the work for the project includes removal and mechanical dewatering of approximately 239,000 cubic yards of lake sediment. Sediment removal, removal of […]

  • 6 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Zumbro dredging project, located 12 miles north of Rochester, MN, is set to begin in the following weeks, Heartland Media’s KIMT reports.  Residents have been pushing for the lake to get dredged since the early 2000s. Over a decade later, the lake is finally getting dredged. According to KIMT, about 450,000 cubic yards […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner announced yesterday that the Lake Linganore Dredging Project is moving forward on schedule. The project is aimed at restoring water depths in the upper portion of the lake by removing up to 350,000 cubic yards of sediment. As part of the emphasis on an open and transparent government, Executive Gardner announced […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    A bipartisan group of U.S. Representatives are lobbying against proposed deep cuts to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.  The Co-Chairs of the House Great Lakes Task Force, Congressman Bill Huizenga, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, Congressman Sean Duffy and Congresswoman Louise Slaughter and Northeast-Midwest Congressional Coalition Co-Chairs, Congressman David P. Joyce and Rick Nolan, released the following […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, announced the receipt of an $89 million contract with the City of Decatur (IL) to provide dredging services to increase the capacity of Lake Decatur. The project, […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new NOAA online visualization and mapping tool, the Lake Level Viewer, will help communities along the U.S. Great Lakes plan for, and adapt to, climate change and changes in lake water levels. The easy-to-use, interactive tool was developed by the National Ocean Service’s Office for Coastal Management as part of its Digital Coast initiative. […]

  • 28 January 2010

    The Camillus Town Board  (NY) is not interested in a plan to bury toxin-laden sediments from Onondaga Lake in town… [mappress] Source:,January 27,2010;

  • 1 June 2012

    Dredging and capping of contaminated sediments in Onondaga Lake is set to begin this summer, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced at an event in Syracuse yesterday. The $451 million Superfund remediation project has undergone five years of design and engineering, with preparation for dredging and capping now underway. […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following a seasonal break in on-site activities the latest phase of work at the Clay’s Lake Flood Prevention Scheme is now well underway, reports Team Van Oord. The Clay’s Lake project forms part of the Upper Mole Flood Alleviation Scheme which was developed by the Environment Agency after floods in the Crawley area during 2000. […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bob Latta yesterday reintroduced the Protecting Our Great Lakes Act, legislation to help mitigate harmful algal blooms by prohibiting the discharge of dredged material into the waters of the Great Lakes. “The Protecting Our Great Lakes Act is one step we can take to mitigate harmful algal blooms in our Great Lakes,” said Latta. “The lakes’ […]

  • 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 […]