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  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) recently finished the 2016 dredging season, having removed more than 1 million cubic yards of dredge material from state park lakes and other state properties. The 1 million cubic yards of sediment is the most that has ever been removed in the history of the state’s dredging program. […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) took a significant step toward improving navigability and water quality at Buckeye Lake. ODNR is about to purchase 68 acres of property in Thorn Township in Perry County for the creation of a long-term storage and disposal area for pumped dredge sediment. According to the release, the purchase […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ohio State Parks staff began preparations this week for seasonal dredging activities at some of Ohio’s canal lakes, including Buckeye Lake. Staff were unloading a dredge near Loeb’s Island on Buckeye Lake and preparing to get it ready, while a second dredge will be assembled at Buckeye Lake. Dredging operations are scheduled to begin around April 6. […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    In mid-January, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) will mail letters to property owners along Ohio’s Lake Erie coast whose properties are located within a preliminarily-identified Coastal Erosion Area (CEA). The letters will initiate a 120-day comment period for coastal erosion maps that have been updated since the previous release in 2010. Under Ohio’s […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) recently finished the 2017 dredging season, having removed 1.053.042 cubic yards of dredge material from state park lakes and other state properties. Last year, a total of 1,011,458 cubic yards of sediment were removed statewide, ODNR said. “Dredging is critical at our state park lakes to improve boater […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For the 10th time over a 50 year period, the State of Ohio has selected Ellicott Dredges to supply new dredging equipment for its Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), which is responsible for maintaining the lakes in the State’s park system. The ODNR has agreed to a multimillion dollar contract to buy two new Swinging […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operation at Buckeye Lake have been brought to a halt due to the lack of space where the dredged material from the lake could be placed. According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, a dredge has been making its way from Lieb’s Island to Seller’s Point since April 6, but the operations have recently been stalled because there is […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have received approval from the State Controlling Board to begin funding nearly $10 million in projects aimed toward helping to keep dredged material out of Lake Erie. These projects are part of Ohio’s “Healthy Lake Erie Fund” efforts and will be […]

  • 13 March 2012

    A step toward improving water quality at Grand Lake St. Marys will occur this spring when an alum treatment will be applied to cover the entire lake. This treatment is part of Gov. John Kasich’s approach to improve Grand Lake St. Marys through rough fish removal, dredging, installation of a treatment train, wetland creation, watershed […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Recently, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources awarded the city of Vermilion a grant to dredge the Vermilion Harbor, keeping it open for recreational boaters. ODNR, working through the divisions of Watercraft and Parks, continues to improve boater access to Ohio’s waterways. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, November 4, 2013  

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will host a public meeting on May 20, 2015, in Vermilion, Ohio to receive feedback on the implementation of the Ohio Coastal Management Program by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). This public meeting is part of the federal government’s periodic review of the state-led federally-funded program […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On Thursday, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) finished the dredging season at Grand Lake St. Marys. The department set a goal of removing 300,000 cubic yards of sediment during the 2013 dredging season, and Ohio State Parks exceeded that goal by removing 302,226 cubic yards of dredge material this year, a record figure […]

  • 10 April 2014

    Rocky River city officials and Cleveland Metroparks are cooperating in an effort to seek funds for Rocky River dredging. The money needed for the dredging works of this relatively short river, which forms the western boundaries of the cities of Cleveland and Lakewood, is $400,000. The alliance between Rocky River, Lakewood and the Cleveland Metroparks […]

  • 1 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Three southeast Ohio boat ramps at Fox Lake, Tycoon Lake and Lake Rupert will receive renovations this spring, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. Work is scheduled to begin this month and conclude by the end of August. The boat ramp at Tycoon Lake in Gallia County is currently […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The public is invited to attend an open house to learn more about the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ (ODNR) current and future dredging operations at Indian Lake State Park. The open house will be held on Saturday, Sept. 7, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the multipurpose building located at the state park […]

  • 17 December 2013

    KS Associates, Inc., a civil engineering and surveying firm located in Elyria, Ohio, has completed engineering and construction-related services for an important dredging project for the Vermilion Port Authority. The project involved the removal of approximately 45,000 cubic yards of sand and sediment in the Vermilion Outer Harbor and in the Vermilion River up to […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Potential deep water impacts from improvements to the East Reservoir Dam in Portage Lakes will be the focus of an April 27, 2017, Ohio EPA public information session and hearing. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at Portage Lakes Kiwanis Civic Center, 725 Portage Lakes Dr., Akron. The meeting is an opportunity for residents […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has requested the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers temporarily lower the level of Caesar Creek Lake in Warren County by 10 feet to allow for an archaeological study to be conducted as part of the planned marina construction project. This archaeological study is the first step in attaining […]

  • 18 March 2014

    The Lake Improvement Association announced it is seeking nominations from its members and the public to name the new dredge currently being built for Grand Lake St. Marys. Grand Lake St. Marys State Park Manager Brian Miller has honored the LIA by allowing the non-profit organization to suggest a name for the dredge, which will […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Lake Improvement Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to the improvement of Grand Lake St. Marys, recently announced the result of its “Name That Dredger” contest. The new dredger destined to join Grand Lake St. Marys State Park’s record-setting fleet will be named “Hoedag”, the moniker of a mythical creature said to prowl the waters […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA has announced new senior staff appointments that will focus solely on improving Lake Erie’s water quality. Karl Gebhardt, currently Ohio EPA’s Division of Surface Water (DSW) chief and deputy director for water resources, will focus his efforts solely on being the deputy director for water resources to complete two main tasks. One is to […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dredging of Tappan Lake has finally begun with the equipment actually in place and on the water, according to Barbara Bennett, director of administrative services for the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD). Bennett stated that 400,000 cubic yards of sediment would be removed from the bottom of Tappan, which would take place near Beaverdam Run […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has developed a new conservation tool to identify opportunities for the beneficial use of clean dredged sediments.  Beneficial Use – Identifying Locations for Dredge (BUILD) is a mapping tool that will support the state’s Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts, protect infrastructure and investment, and enhance coastal resiliency. The tool was inspired by […]

  • 8 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced a $13.8 million cleanup of Howards Bay in Superior, Wisconsin, part of the St. Louis River Area of Concern (AOC) on Lake Superior. According to EPA, work will be funded through a cost-sharing partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR), the City of Superior and […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will hold a public meeting to discuss the proposal by the Waterford Waterway Management District to dispose of dredged materials from the Waterford Dam Impoundment and Tichigan Lake. The meeting is set for Thursday, February 23, beginning at 5 p.m. at the Waterford Town Hall in Waterford. “The meeting […]