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  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives’ authorization of the F-M Area Diversion Project marks the completion of another critical step required to secure federal funding for the Project. Following the end of the government shutdown, one of the House’s first actions was to authorize the Diversion Project as part of the Water Resources Reform and Development […]

  • 22 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The first three phases of the Mouse River flood protection have been given the green light from the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers to begin construction, the City of Minot said in their latest announcement.  The Souris River Joint Board was notified Wednesday, December 20, that USACE has issued a Record of Decision for the […]

  • 5 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, along with the Flood Diversion Authority, will host a public meeting Thursday, Sept. 13, to update the public on the proposed changes to the project, including the channel alignment at the southern end of the project. The changes are being proposed to minimize impacts, decrease risk […]

  • 14 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Red River Board (IRRB) will be hosting a public open house meeting at the Ramada Plaza Suites in Fargo, North Dakota on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Unlike past public sessions, this year’s Public Input Session will take place as part of the Red River Basin Commission’s Annual […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven recently hosted a two-day workshop in Minot with the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), as well as financial and philanthropic experts, to find creative funding solutions and help advance comprehensive flood protection for the Souris River Valley. This effort comes as the result of Hoeven’s meeting with FEMA Administrator Brock Long in […]

  • 16 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Moorhead and Clay County, MN, have formed a Joint Powers Authority (MCCJPA) to reaffirm their support and involvement in the implementation of the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project. The MCCJPA had its first meeting on August 14 at the Clay County Courthouse. “The MCCJPA’s primary objectives include the responsibility to acquire necessary property […]

  • 16 July 2012

      In a conference call, Senator John Hoeven urged Omaha District Commander Col. Robert Ruch to address sandbars and other flow constrictions on the Missouri River ahead of next winter to prevent ice jams and potential flooding. Also on the call were the Omaha District’s Chief of Hydrologic Engineering John Remus, Chief of the Planning […]

  • 28 February 2011

      As of 12:25 PM Friday February25, 2011, the Town of Southern Shores successfully completed actual dredging operations for this year in its Town-owned canal system. The Town’s current contractor, Byrd Brothers Emergency Services, LLC of Wilson, NC, began dredging operations Fall of 2010 on behalf of the Town. An earlier dredging attempt under a […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Major General John Peabody, Commander of the Mississippi Valley Division and President of the Mississippi River Commission, describes water as “the perfect engine of destruction. If it finds a weak spot in your defenses, it will attack that weakness relentlessly.” Public safety is always the number one priority of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Diversion Board of Authority yesterday accepted a new cost estimate and adjusted funding plans for the FM Diversion Project and endorsed the proposed funding approach. After reviewing the updated costs, design changes from Plan B, and modifications to utility relocates along the channel and revised contingencies, the total project is now estimated to cost $2.75 billion. The […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Diversion Authority and City of Oxbow, ND have approved a finalized “Memorandum of Understanding” (MOU), which outlines each organization’s roles and responsibilities regarding the construction of a ring levee for Oxbow. Under the MOU, homes in the Oxbow area would remain within the Diversion Project’s Staging Area, but would be protected from flooding to […]

  • 15 January 2013

    The Red River of the North Rural Nonstructural Flood Risk Management Feasibility Study is investigating nonstructural flood risk management measures for rural homes and farmsteads along the main stem of the Red River of the North and the Bois de Sioux River. This study is another step to identify and implement flood risk management measures […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Col. Daniel C. Koprowski, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has signed new documents which detail proposed improvements and modifications to the Diversion Project. The documents update the Supplemental Environmental Assessment (EA), which focused on the proposed changes to the project since the completion of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, completed initial repairs a day earlier than scheduled on the Union Dike levee near Valley, Nebraska. The repairs are temporary, but will address a 500-foot section of breach caused by recent flooding in the area, and will serve to prevent future flood waters from entering the affected […]

  • 18 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) released its work plan for the Army Civil Works program through the end of fiscal year 2011 (FY11). The work plan details how USACE will execute the $5.065 billion Civil Works appropriation it received on April 15 when President Barrack Obama signed Public Law 112-10, the Department of […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment for bank repairs to Dry Creek, a left-bank tributary of the Big Sioux River, near Hawarden in Sioux County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing bank erosion along a portion of Dry Creek and filling a scour hole caused by high […]

  • 10 July 2013

    The U.S. Forest Service is planning to dredge and restock three western South Dakota lakes that have been degraded by silt contamination, reports argusleader.com. This dredging project includes Horse Thief, Bismarck and Lakota lake. Silt pollution which can be caused by: Rainwater run off from topsoil stripped areas of site, pumping out and dewatering of […]

  • 6 September 2011

    The Coast Guard, in partnership with the Omaha District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the states of South Dakota and Nebraska, … [mappress] Source: uscgnews, September 6, 2011;

  • 21 December 2010

    Two South Dakota men have agreed to a civil settlement with EPA Region 7 in which one of the men will pay $65,000 for using earth moving… [mappress] Source: newsroomamerica, December 22, 2010;

  • 24 May 2012

    On or around 14 June 2012, the US Army Corps of Engineers will issue an invitation for bid for dredging of the Oahe Emergency Spillway Inlet Channel at Pierre, South Dakota. This work includes the construction of two settling ponds with drop inlet structures and dredging of the inlet channel to the Emergency Spillway. The […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe, will hold an open house on Thursday, April 26, from 5 to 7p.m. at the Oacoma Community Center in Oacoma, South Dakota. During the meeting, aimed to seek comments on potential opportunities to address erosion that is threatening the town of […]

  • 8 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ports North’s Port Master Planning Project has taken an important step forward with the appointment of GHD Advisory to undertake a detailed technical plan that will map out options for developing the Ports of Cairns and the Port of Mourilyan over a 30-year timeframe. Commenting the latest news, Transport and Main Roads Minister, Mark Bailey, […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Belle Fourche Irrigation District will be performing dredging of the South Canal intake structure this summer. Dredging, that was supposed to begin in the middle of August, will continue through the end of the year, or until work is completed. Work will be performed daily between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. “South Canal Outlet […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A shoreline erosion feasibility study open house, organized by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the Oacoma Community Center, has been cancelled due to inclement weather in South Dakota. The public meeting will be rescheduled for a date in the near future, said USACE. The purpose of this study is to evaluate alternatives for […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, resumed work on the Union Dike levee breach repair, near Valley, Nebraska, after a one day weather-caused delay. The breach has been closed and work continues to build the levee to meet federal standards. Work is expected to take a total of six work days to complete […]

  • 16 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Following a successful dredging campaign in The North East of Scotland, Foyle and Marine dredger ‘Dinopotes’ has now mobilized to the Port of Dundee. The dredger will carry out 50000m3+ of capital dredging and assist Foyle and Marine Dredging’s rock armoring team in the construction of a revetment for the main contractor Graham Construction. “FMD […]