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  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Environment, Hannah Blythyn, announced yesterday a £56 million program to improve flood and coastal erosion defenses and support flood risk management activities across Wales over the next financial year. The program has been prioritized according to risk, considering factors such as the likelihood and impact of a flood, previous events, the number […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The ‘Dredging in Wales, A Review and Forward Look’ seminar, organized by the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) and co-promoted by the ICE Wales Region, will take place on Tuesday, 9 May 2017, at Novotel Cardiff Center, Cardiff. The presentations at the event will primarily be Wales specific, but will be informative for anyone with links to the […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    More work will start during the next week (13 July 2020) to help protect sea defenses for a coastal village in North Wales, Natural Resources Wales (NRW) informs. Contractors for NRW will move 20,000 tonnes of shingle on Fairbourne beach to fill in an eroded area in front of the village. The shingle bank is […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has started discussions with EDF Energy about a new marine licence application to dispose of dredged material from the Bristol Channel into a disposal site off the coast of Cardiff, South Wales. EDF has submitted its plan to NRW for the sampling and testing of the sediment from the construction site […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The next phase of a scheme to increase flood protection for people in more than 600 properties in South East Wales will begin this year, reports the Natural Resources Wales (NRW). The scheme will reduce the flood risk to the low-lying area around the Crindau and Shaftesbury areas of Newport which has suffered several times […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Preparation works for a dredging project on the Pembrokeshire’s Tenby Harbor are in full swing now, with machines due to be on site in the following days, announces pembroke-today.co.uk. Commenting the latest news, Tenby Harbormaster, Chris Salisbury, said: “Natural Resources Wales have been given the contractors details and are happy for us to start, the Maritime and […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    ADA’s 81st Annual Conference & AGM was officially inaugurated today, November 14, at the Institution of Civil Engineers’ headquarters in London. The conference will bring together over 200 delegates from across the flood and water level management industry to discuss the key policy issues of the moment. Members attending the event include those from the Environment Agency, internal […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work to repair the sea defenses for a coastal village in North Wales is underway, according to the Natural Resources Wales (NRW). Contractors for the NRW will install around 20,000 tonnes of rock armor to protect the village of Fairbourne at Friog corner. The project, undertaken by Jones Bros, started in early November 2018 and is […]

  • 17 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) recently started maintenance work on sea defenses along the Machynys Peninsula in Llanelli that will provide protection for over 1700 homes and businesses from flooding. The work is being carried out along a 4.5km stretch of the defenses. It will strengthen the existing defenses, that protect 1746 properties, making sure they […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Environment, Hannah Blythyn, has delivered a major boost to residents and businesses of St Asaph after officially opening a £6m flood alleviation scheme in the city. The new flood scheme will reduce the risk of flooding from the River Elwy to 293 homes and 121 businesses, Welsh Government said in its release. […]

  • 15 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has commissioned marine specialist ABPmer to provide guidance on physical processes Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) baseline survey and post consent monitoring requirements for major development projects. Major developments within the marine environment such as port expansion or offshore wind farms have the potential to cause changes to sediment transport, hydrodynamics (waves, […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has completed its assessment of the sample results of proposed dredged material from the Bristol Channel set for disposal in Welsh waters. Analysis of the samples by independent experts, against international guidelines, found the chemical and radiological results were within acceptable, safe limits, said NRW in its release. “Following the results, […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work has been completed on a £2.7 million improvement project undertaken by ABP South Wales to upgrade Green Park Weir on the River Afan in Port Talbot. The Weir was officially reopened by Aberavon AM David Rees on Thursday 14th September. Green Park Weir improvement project was the result of several years of collaboration between […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An important milestone has been reached in the construction of a flood scheme that will protect people in more than 400 properties in St Asaph. Spring Gardens Bridge, which partly obstructed the flow of the river Elwy in the devastating flooding in November 2012, is being replaced with a higher and wider structure, according to Natural […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Cardiff Council has invited bidders to submit their offers for the maintenance dredging of the Cardiff Bay outer harbor and approach channel – 5 year term contract (2017-2022). This area provides a safe haven for boats entering the Inland Bay and it was designed to allow access and egress for boats at […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has announced that they seminar ‘Dredging in Wales, A Review and Forward Look’,  co-promoted by the ICE Wales Region, will take place on Tuesday, 9 May 2017, at Novotel Cardiff Center, Cardiff. “CEDA are holding their spring seminar in Wales and have brought together a distinguished panel of speakers to make presentations […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has just announced that people living and working in Cardiff are invited to a drop in event to find out more about the latest plans to reduce the risk of flooding to more than 400 properties in Roath. NRW has also appointed the contractor Dawnus to carry out the flood scheme […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction work will begin in the new year to improve flood defenses for people in more than 400 properties in St Asaph. The announcement comes after planning permission was granted by Denbighshire Council for new and raised defenses in the city. The contractors, Dawnus, will start work on the new defenses at the end of January, aiming […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Specialists from Natural Resources Wales (NRW) are taking a, new innovative approach to flood maintenance work on the River Rhymney which is benefiting both people and wildlife. Approximately 900 tonnes of shoal had built up in the river near the flood banks at Ystrad Mynach, causing the river to flow into a deep, narrow channel. […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has awarded the construction contract for the first phase of the St Asaph flood scheme to North Wales based company, Dawnus. The project, set to begin in October, involves removing Spring Gardens Bridge and replacing it with a higher and wider bridge. This will increase flow capacity downstream of the city, which […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work starts next week to make sure Natural Resources Wales’ (NRW) river level monitoring on the river Conwy continues to be accurate. NRW contractors will remove gravel which has built up near the river level monitoring point in Llanrwst. Accurate river level readings are essential as they trigger NRW’s free flood warning service to local […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Natural Resources Wales is inviting people living in Newport to a drop in event to find out more about the latest plans to reduce the risk of flooding in the area. The new scheme will improve flood protection for more than 660 properties in Crindau and Shaftesbury. NRW has appointed Galliford Try to construct the […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Contractor for Natural Resources Wales is about to begin work on sea defenses for a coastal village in North Wales. The contractor, Alun Griffiths will next week move around one thousand tonnes of beach shingle on Fairbourne beach to fill in the eroded area next to the concrete defense at Friog corner. The work will […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is asking for people’s views on further information submitted by the company behind the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. Tidal Lagoon (Swansea Bay) Plc project would see a 9.5 km long sea wall built in Swansea Bay, between the Rivers Tawe and Neath. This will generate electricity and house a visitor center […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction of a new scheme to improve flood protection for more than 660 properties in South East Wales is set to begin in the autumn. Natural Resources Wales has awarded the £10 million construction contract for the flood scheme in Crindau, Newport, to Galliford Try. The proposed scheme will extend along the banks of the […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    A newly built flood defense in Caerleon is due to be tested on Wednesday, 22nd of June, reported today the Natural Resources Wales. In the morning the road will briefly be closed using traffic management so a temporary flood defense barrier can be placed across it. Adding the demountable flood barrier will complete the defense line from […]

  • 29 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The completion of a major flood risk management scheme was marked with a visit to Dolgellau by Welsh Government Natural Resources Minister Carl Sargeant on Thursday, 25 February. Funded by the Welsh Government, the £4.9 million scheme reduces the risk of flooding for 310 homes and businesses. Completed in the Autumn last year, the scheme has […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    People in St Asaph are being invited to a public drop-in session, run by Natural Resources Wales, to find out more about the next steps towards improving flood defenses in the city. Funding of £3 million was confirmed for the scheme by the Welsh Government at the end of last year, enabling construction to start […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has been working to clear 225 meters of overgrown drainage channel that will protect homes in Peterstone from flooding. The Internal Drainage Districts (IDD) have been working on projects like this since joining NRW earlier this year and were due to carry out work on the Gwent Levels, a Site of Special Scientific […]