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  • 27 May 2020

    The construction of two rock groynes at Holloways Beach in Cairns is expected to improve the beach amenity and provide long-term protection of the foreshore, reports Cairns Regional Council. Sand erosion has been an ongoing concern at Holloways Beach, with various beach nourishment campaigns initiated over the years due to ongoing sand loss along the […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Carnarvon’s vital horticultural industry is now better protected from major flood damage with the completion of a $60 million flood mitigation project. The Gascoyne’s valuable horticultural district and wider community suffered $90 million damage when the largest flooding event in the region’s history struck in December 2010. Regional Development Minister Terry Redman said the completion […]

  • 5 September 2012

    Water Minister Peter Walsh and Treasurer Kim Wells visited Creswick today to announce funding for works to minimise the impacts of any future flood events. Mr Walsh said Hepburn Shire Council had successfully applied for flood mitigation works in the town as recommended in the Creswick Flood Mitigation and Urban Drainage Plan. The plan was […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District (Corps) is considering a proposal to modify the In-lieu Fee Program Instrument to establish a 47.3-acre wetland mitigation project, known as the Clear Lake In-lieu Fee (ILF) Project. The proposed ILF Project will generate wetland credits by preserving existing high quality wetlands, re-establishing wetland areas that were […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee, today sent a letter to Colonel Richard Hansen, Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District, regarding the Corps’ recent decision to expropriate private land in order to fulfill their mitigation requirements under the West Bank and Vicinity […]

  • 6 January 2012

    The government has allocated RM52 million for Phase Two of the Sibu Flood Mitigation Project…   (nst) [mappress] Source: nst, January 6, 2012;  

  • 1 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently awarded a contract to make improvements to a mitigation project located along the shoreline of the Manchac Wildlife Management Area in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana. This project will mitigate environmental impacts from the construction of the Lake Pontchartrain and Vicinity project in St. Charles, Orleans, Jefferson, […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced Friday that the Pinatubo Hazard Urgent Mitigation Project Phase III (PHUMP III) is on track and will be completed this July. “The project covers the towns of Guagua, Sasmuan, and Lubao and the City of San Fernando and is now 86.7 percent complete,” said DPWH Regional Director […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced a commitment of up to $3 million to fund a project that will mitigate flooding and expand the capacity of Gulf Brook to transport water and sediment in the Town of Keene. The project, which was developed by the Towns of Jay and Keene NY Rising Community Reconstruction (NYRCR) Planning […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $1 million in grants to strengthen the capacity of states and tribes to protect and restore wetlands.  “Wetlands are part of the foundation of our nation’s water resources and are vital to the health of waterways and communities that are downstream,” said Ken Kopocis, Deputy Assistant Administrator […]

  • 6 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Howard County and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will hold a public meeting on March 9th in Ellicott City, at the George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Dr., in the Banneker Room. At this meeting the Army Corps will present their review of the County’s flood mitigation plan for Ellicott City. “We appreciate […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Otago Regional Council has just announced that the flood mitigation works along the Water of Leith, between the Union Street Bridge and the Leith Street Footbridge, will start shortly. Being conducted as part of the Leith Flood Protection Scheme, this project will involve riverbank excavation and associated works. These works will take place between January and […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Victoria Atkins, Member of Parliament for Louth & Horncastle, held her second Flood Forum last Friday at the Grange & Links Hotel in Sandilands to address issues around coastal flood mitigation. Local residents were able to question the relevant organizations about the safety and security of their homes. “Following the successful event last year and the […]

  • 20 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and its partners recently released a report outlining the path forward for wetland replacement, or mitigation, in northeast Minnesota. The interagency report, “Siting of Wetland Mitigation in Northeast Minnesota” is the culmination of a coordinated effort for improving wetland compensatory mitigation to better serve the public […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    New funding from the Alberta government will allow work on the southwest berm and other mitigation measures to go ahead to protect High River from future flooding like the 2013 disaster in southern Alberta. “The Town of High River was one of the communities most severely affected by the damaging floods of 2013. Local flood […]

  • 18 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    Royal Haskoning and partners HKV Lijn in Water and Fugro, have been appointed to develop an electronic management system for water control structures in New Orleans. The team is now racing Mother Nature to meet a very tight deadline. The project involves making an emergency management module that will allow a levee operator to monitor […]

  • 27 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Flood mitigation works in the Carnarvon horticultural district will reduce the impact of flooding on local growers and support the region’s expansion as a major food bowl. Regional Development Minister Brendon Grylls and Water Minister Bill Marmion said today’s ground-breaking ceremony for the Carnarvon Stage 2 flood mitigation works marked a major milestone for flood […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of the public safety funding announced in February 2016, the Province of British Columbia is committing $200,000 in funding toward a flood mitigation project in the Central Okanagan that will help protect against flooding in the Lower Mission neighbourhood of Kelowna. Minister of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations, Steve Thomson, said: “By investing […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work is progressing on options to mitigate beach erosion at Flaxmill Bay, as part of a wider program of work to protect the Coromandel coastline, the Thames-Coromandel District Council reports. A combination of king tides and an extreme weather event last July last caused significant erosion at Flaxmill Bay and Cooks Beach, and the council […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of the public safety funding announced in February 2016, the Province of British Columbia is committing $15.52 million in funding toward two flood mitigation projects in the City of Surrey that will protect thousands of homes, landmark institutions and business and industries employing thousands of people.  Minister of State for Emergency Management, Naomi […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Putting ink to paper during an informal ceremony held on August 21, Dave Castanon signed the bank enabling instrument for the San Luis Rey River Mitigation Bank, adding nearly 54 acres of the river’s floodplain to a pool of land that will provide compensatory mitigation for projects that impact wetlands and other waters of the […]

  • 4 April 2011

    A comprehensive flood mitigation scheme costing millions of ringgit is expected to kick-start at the west bank here in June to help… By Peter Boon (theborneopost) [mappress] Source: theborneopost, April 4, 2011    

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Fairfield’s Flood & Erosion Control Board (FECB) will hold a series of Public Meetings during March to discuss the Fairfield Coastal Flood Mitigation Plan that was presented to the Board of Selectmen on January 8, 2015.  The goal of the plan is to mitigate flooding in the beach area from the 100 year storm. The plan calls for elevation […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) recently released Report no. 123 – 2014 entitled ‘Countries in Transition: Coastal Erosion Mitigation Guidelines’. Karsten Mangor, one of the DHI experts, was the Chairman of the International Co-operation Commission Working Group (CoCom) Working Group 2 responsible for these guidelines. PIANC’s CoCom Working Group 2 focused on: […]

  • 28 October 2011

    The Township Committee will be progressing with a number of planned flood mitigation projects within the coming months, including proceeding… By Glenn Eisenberg (nj) [mappress] Source: nj, October 28, 2011;

  • 1 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Central Luzon legislators and local officials on Friday thrown their support to an $1 million flood mitigation project which seeks to curb flooding in Pampanga and Bulacan, reports the Philippine News Agency (PNA). The meeting was presided by House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, upon receiving information that the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is set […]