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  • 6 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    More work is getting underway this week to prepare for the spring snowpack melt that flows into the streams and creeks that run through the City of Kelowna. According to the city announcement, the Mill Creek dredging works will begin this Saturday. “Residents living along the creek will notice equipment being brought into the area […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Warmer weather conditions allowed levee-maintenance activities to resume on the south side of the federally managed section of the Mill Creek Levee System, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, informs. USACE’s contractor will be working seven days a week during daylight hours, as long as the weather continues allowing them to make […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, has invited public scoping comments for the Mill Creek Project Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS). The Corps is proposing to prepare the SEIS to the 1975 Mill Creek Project Final Environmental Impact Statement. Public scoping for this effort will take place from […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, has announced that the work to remove silt deposits from the interior of the Mill Creek Project diversion dam is now underway. The project started Monday, Aug. 13, and includes removal of approx 350 cubic yards of silt deposits from the interior of the Mill Creek Project diversion dam, […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Phase-2 of the Mill Creek Levee maintenance is about to begin, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District. The gravel trails on the south side of the federally managed section of the Mill Creek Levee System will be intermittently closed to all visitors starting Thursday, December 1, to accommodate levee-maintenance activities, USACE officials […]

  • 7 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The paved trail on the north side of the federally managed section of the Mill Creek Levee System reopened to visitors Wednesday, January 6, following the completion of the Phase-1 levee maintenance works, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. This maintenance is necessary to meet National Levee Safety Program requirements in accordance with Corps headquarters […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has announced the last planting of the 54 acres restoration of degraded wetlands on Staten Island’s West Shore. The wetland was successfully restored through the Saw Mill Creek Mitigation Bank pilot program, a first-of-its-kind program in New York City. Mitigation banking provides the opportunity to use public-private financing […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE levee safety officials and levee managers from Walla Walla County’s Mill Creek Flood Control Zone District met yesterday with Walla Walla County commissioners to inform them of a recent Corps screening-level risk assessment of the Mill Creek Levee System.  The Mill Creek Levee System’s latest annual inspection meets levee-safety criteria required to participate […]

  • 9 November 2010

    Work will begin soon on a project that aims to prevent erosion along Mill Creek and keep sediments from washing into the Ross Barnett … By Justin Fritscher (rankinledger) [mappress] Source: rankinledger, November 9, 2010;

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Portions of the paved trail on the north side of the federally managed section of the Mill Creek Levee System will be temporarily closed to visitors starting Tuesday, November 17, to accommodate levee-maintenance activities. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers official announcement, workers with heavy equipment and vehicles will begin the work on […]

  • 28 February 2013

    The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) closed Mill Creek Landing at Wake on the Rappahannock River through April to dredge sand from the front and inside of the boat ramp and install sheet piling to inhibit further sand accumulation. This dredging program is expected to be finished by mid-March and the landing […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and New York City Parks signed recently a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) for the ecosystem restoration at Spring Creek Park, Brooklyn, New York. The PPA was signed August 10th on site at Spring Creek by Col. Thomas D. Asbery, Commander of the New York District of the U.S. Army […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, is inviting public comments regarding the scope of the Corps’ proposed general investigation feasibility study to evaluate alternatives and recommend a plan to reduce the City of Walla Walla’s flood risks along Mill Creek. The study will include a modernized reassessment of the overall flood risks […]

  • 29 September 2011

    A privately-funded project with public benefits was easily approved by selectmen Tuesday…   (wickedlocal) [mappress] Source: wickedlocal, September 29, 2011;

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is working with its partners to deepen and widen the channel of the Little Mill Creek in New Castle County, DE. USACE is excavating and removing approximately 30,000 cubic yards of material as part of the project which is designed to reduce flooding. Work involves widening of […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Natural Resource Commission (NRC) of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will meet 9:30 a.m., Aug. 8, in the fourth floor conference room, Wallace State Office Building, 502 East Ninth Street, in Des Moines. The following are some points of agenda for the August meeting: Construction – Big Mill Creek Stream Bank Restoration Construction […]

  • 6 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Barnstable County has just released the latest update on their dredging project. Dredge operations continued during the last week on Sampsons Island/Dead Neck for the Town of Barnstable. The first phase was completed on Thursday, October 1, and the next step will be moving the pipe around to the inside of the island along the […]

  • 28 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Justice, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection announced a $25 million agreement for the cleanup of the Rio Tinto Mine, an abandoned copper mine in Elko County, Nev. Four companies have agreed to pay for the environmental project. The state of Nevada will oversee the […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to preserve and protect more than 225 miles of shoreline along rivers in Walla Walla County, several cities joined the county to update their shoreline programs. Prescott, Waitsburg, Walla Walla and Walla Walla County participated in a regional planning process to update their shoreline programs. They individually submitted their updated programs to […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Barnstable County Dredge season officially started its 25th season yesterday, continuing in its mission to improve the recreational, environmental and economic value of changing coastline and estuaries. The program experienced impediments over the past three years to its schedule due to several breakdowns of one of its dredges. This year, the coronavirus pandemic also […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Chi-Cal Rivers Fund partners yesterday announced five projects selected to receive $960,000 in grant funding to improve and enhance waterways in the Chicago-Calumet region. The grants will generate $1.46 million in matching contributions, for a total conservation impact of $2.42 million, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) said in their announcement. “The Chi-Cal Rivers Fund […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and Southern Company recently met with 2013 Five Star and Urban Waters Program awardees to recognize and highlight their work to restore streams and watersheds.  “Watershed and stream restoration projects play a significant role in improving public health, providing additional recreational opportunities and boosting […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    As of Aug. 14, Enbridge has closed the Kalamazoo River from Paddler’s Grove Park to the Kalamazoo Dam at Battle Creek. That section had temporarily re-opened Aug. 9. Although the dredge permit for the Mill Ponds area has not been issued, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality gave permission to Enbridge to begin placing dredge equipment […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    An Environmental Protection Agency community advisory group (CAG) will host a meeting to discuss the cleanup of a Superfund sites along the Kalamazoo River. The EPA formed this Kalamazoo River CAG to act as a public forum for anyone interested in learning about the site cleanup, talk about community needs and concerns, and develop recommendations […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Hudson River Estuary Program, in partnership with the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC), had awarded 11 grants totaling more than $484,000 to fund projects that contribute to watershed resiliency in the face of climate change, DEC Commissioner Joe Martens announced. In addition, the […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Protection has approved permits for the removal of a 500-foot long Broad Street culvert that carries the Assunpink Creek under a portion of Trenton, and to realign and stabilize the creek as part of a long-awaited restoration effort, DEP Commissioner Bob Martin announced yesterday. The stream will be stabilized with river […]