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  • 3 November 2010

    At the request of the Buchanan/Inks Regional Council, LCRA plans to lower Inks Lake in early January by eight feet for about six weeks. The drawdown will allow lakeside residents to do repair and maintenance work to shoreline structures such as retaining walls. This early notice is intended to give property owners time to line […]

  • 16 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, Ohio Department of Natural Resources and the City of Toledo held a ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday to mark the grand opening of the new Great Lakes Dredged Material Center for Innovation on Summit Street in north Toledo. The project represents a significant milestone in the reuse of […]

  • 24 March 2014

    U.S. Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. issued the following statement regarding the Elberon to Loch Arbour Beach Replenishment Project. Pallone’s statement comes in response to a rally held in Asbury Park on Friday, March 21 where residents gathered to voice concerns over plans to replenish a 3.5 mile section of beach stretching from Lake Takanassee in […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., and Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., co-chairs of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, yesterday commended the nearly 700 people who have gathered in Milwaukee, Wis., for Great Lakes Week. Great Lakes Week participants will collaborate on strategies and focus efforts to restore and protect one of the world’s greatest treasures: the […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Lochmere Board of Directors and Lakes Committee announced recently that Lake Lochmere dredging project will begin next month. During the works, approximately four acres of the north section of the lake will be cleared of silt. Estate Management Services from Georgia will be conducting this work, reported the lochmere.org. The method of removal will involve hydraulically pumping […]

  • 30 July 2013

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has released a draft of New York’s Great Lakes Basin: Action Agenda 2013, a five-year action plan to guide restoration, conservation, and sustainable development activities in New York’s Great Lakes region. Stakeholder input on the draft agenda will be accepted until September 1. “The Great Lakes […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced that an additional $3.5 million has been made available for work in the Spirit Lake portion of the St. Louis River Area of Concern on Lake Superior near Duluth, Minnesota.  EPA will provide $2.275 million through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and U.S. Steel will provide $1.225 […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Lake Gregory’s swim beach is on track to be dredged of sediment and adorned with fresh sand in time for Memorial Day weekend, the San Bernardino County said in its latest release. The county has secured all permits needed from state and federal agencies and the work is set to begin this week. “Dredging in the […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senators Debbie Stabenow, vice chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, and Carl Levin, chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, announced yesterday a $177,706 grant for the University of Michigan’s Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research through the School of Natural Resources and Environment. This support, which comes from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The departments of Natural Resources and Environmental Quality have announced a public meeting Monday, April 20, in Saugatuck, Michigan, to present and discuss Kalamazoo Lake and River dredging windows that protect lake sturgeon – a state threatened species. The meeting will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Saugatuck Township Hall, located at […]

  • 5 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Hagerstown (MD) will hold a community information meeting to share details of the upcoming project to dredge City Park Lake. At the meeting, attendees will have a more detailed look at the dredging process, what to expect over the course of the project and the benefits once the work is complete. The […]

  • 30 May 2013

    Four months of work begins in Pukekura Park this week with the first of two major projects kicking off. As part of a programme to improve water quality in the park, silt will be dredged from the Main Lake, Fountain Lake and the Serpentine (between the main and lily lakes) between early June and the […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The lake at Spring Lake Park became the subject of a multi-week dredging project to improve the overall health of the lake as well as the appearance of the outer bank, the City of Texarkana, Texas, said in their latest announcement.  The project, conducted by Tatum Excavating Co., was funded by the Capital Improvement Plan. […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A proposal to increase the budget for sediment removal from three of Pukekura Park’s lakes has been declined by the Monitoring Committee. The committee instead recommended the re-tendering of the project’s contract for an estimated cost of $1.2 million be considered as part of the Long-Term Plan. The full Council will consider the committee’s recommendation […]

  • 9 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dedicate at least $30 million from their budget for infrastructure improvements along the Great Lakes. The Senators sent the letter, along with Senators Kirk, Levin, Baldwin, Klobuchar, Franken, Brown, Portman, Stabenow, Donnelly, Johnson and Durbin, to push for […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Decatur City Council and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation will today hold a meeting to discuss details about the future of Lake Decatur Dredging Basins 1-4 and Oakley Sediment Basin Rehabilitation Contract (City Project W1314). The meeting will allow residents to ask questions about the city’s $89 million dredging project and receive updates on the […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    A Project Delivery Team (PDT) meeting on the Lake Okeechobee Watershed (LOW) project will take place today, January 18, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, informs. The main goal of these meetings is to enable federal, state and local agencies and tribal governments to provide their input into the LOW restoration scheme. Comprehensive Everglades Restoration […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Peabody Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt, Jr. has announced that the long-awaited Crystal Lake Restoration Project is finally underway. Work crews are mobilizing at the site and will begin the vital dredging process in a matter of days. Tons of sediment will be removed from the lake basin to restore the water to […]

  • 18 May 2012

    While CVB officials in Lake Havasu City usually compete with businesses around Lake Mead and Lake Powell for tourist dollars, there’s one thing about those upstream attractions they’re happy about: water. Lots of water. Water for Lake Havasu remains consistent despite an unusually warm March, lower mountain snowpack and estimates that 2012 will be the […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The United States largest provider of dredging services, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation yesterday officially started Lake Decatur dredging project. This project, aimed to restore the lake’s capacity by approximately 30 percent, will dredge nearly 11 million cubic yards of material from Lake Decatur Basins 1-4 and will also rehabilitate the Oakley Sediment Basin […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The co-chairs of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, Senators Carl Levin, D-Mich., and Mark Kirk, R-Ill., led a bipartisan group of ten Great Lakes senators in urging the Senate Environment and Public Works committee to take action on the Great Lakes Ecological and Economic Protection Act. The bill would formally authorize the Great Lakes […]

  • 8 May 2012

    State Senator Patty Ritchie announced that dredging has begun at what is commonly known as “the cut,” a small channel connecting Lake Ontario and Henderson Harbor. Senator Ritchie was able to secure $60,000 in this year’s state budget to help cover the cost of the project. “The hunting and fishing industries have a $1.5 billion […]

  • 12 August 2019
    Business & Finance

     Contractors Marine Ltd, a dredging company based in West Michigan, has just released this beautiful video about their recent work on the Mirror Lake Dredging Project in Michigan. The lake is located on the southern edge of Jackson County and is part of the Grand River watershed. It was born out of land expanded […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    An incident stemming from a dredging operation resulted in about two gallons of oil getting into Storm Lake two days ago. Dredge crews, the City of Storm Lake and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources were able to contain and clean up the oil spill on Sunday afternoon. The contract operator of the dredging operation, […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, visited last week Conway Lake Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project, in Lansing, Iowa. During the visit, they met the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials, Iowa and Wisconsin departments of natural resources, discussed the planning stage of identifying locations for potential project features. The group was […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has announced that the Omnibus spending bill including $1.1 billion in funding for the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF), an increase of $100 million over last year’s allocation, has passed in both the House and Senate. The bill has cleared Congress and will head to the President’s desk for his final […]