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  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Efforts to mend the Orchard Homes Levee are scheduled to begin March 30 when U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials begin repairs to a 200-foot-long damaged segment located on the Clark Fork River in Missoula, Mont. The $148,000 project will address scouring, erosion, sloughing and a loss of levee armor as a result of high […]

  • 12 March 2014

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that Oak Orchard Harbor will receive a large maintenance dredging this year, valued at $420,000 and funded through the Sandy Supplemental Appropriations bill. Schumer met with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Buffalo District Director LTC Beaudoin who confirmed the USACE’s plans and said that dredging is scheduled […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Port Orchard’s updated shoreline master program. Port Orchard’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development, restoration and water-quality protection along 11 miles of Sinclair Inlet, Black Jack Creek, Ross Creek Estuary, Big Lake and Square Lake. The updated master program combines local […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    This video shows the dredging project at the rebuilt Hilly Orchard Bridge (Stroudwater Canal) between Dudbridge lock and Ebley Mill in 2012, followed by the removal of the earth and clay bund at the newly constructed spillway where the River Frome runs adjacent to the canal. Within days, visiting trailboats are able to attend the […]

  • 19 September 2012

    Orleans County officials this week called on the federal government to dredge the shallow harbor at the Point Breeze. County officials said that the sediment hasn’t been removed from the Oak Orchard Harbor since 2004. According to thedailynewsonline.com, the harbor is now so shallow in some spots that boats in there are running aground or […]

  • 10 September 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Port Orchard’s updated shoreline master program. The proposed program update will guide construction and development along the city’s 10 miles of shoreline along Sinclair Inlet, Blackjack Creek, the Ross Creek estuary, Square Lake, and Big Lake. It combines local plans for future development and […]

  • 28 July 2011

    Anthony Ciorra has many fond memories as a child in the 1970s spending many warm days at Orchard Beach in the Bronx, New York with his … (dvidshub) [mappress] Source: dvidshub, July 28, 2011;

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Tuolumne Utilities District (TUD) Board of Directors on Tuesday, May 5th awarded a $4.1 million contract to Steve Manning Construction, Inc. (SMC) for the construction of the Phoenix Lake Preservation and Restoration Project. The Board unanimously supported the contract approval at a Special Board meeting held May 5th via a publicly accessible electronic platform. […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the completion of the first round of dredging at Port Bay, the first of 20 dredging sites selected across the region to address a backlog of projects at harbor navigation channels along the southern shore of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. The $15 million regional dredging initiative […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control of the state of Delaware’s (DNREC) Shoreline & Waterway Management Section will be holding three informational public open house workshops to share information about dredging and other waterway management operations in Delaware. The workshops are scheduled as follows: Wednesday, Oct. 23, 5-7:30 p.m., South Coastal Library, 43 […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District employees from the Planning Management team have been out in the field this summer surveying marina owners and operators from 6 harbors in Lake Ontario between Wilson Harbor, Wilson, NY and Little Sodus Bay Harbor, Fair Haven, NY.  The purpose of the surveys is to provide a detailed […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    A two-day exhibition will be held next week to show residents the progress of multi-million-pound flood schemes under construction in the East Riding. Members of the public are invited to go along to the drop-in event which will be held at East Riding Leisure Haltemprice, Springfield Way, Anlaby, on Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 February, from […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Otley residents and businesses are being invited to come along to hear about the latest on flood risk reduction plans at a drop-in event on Thursday 1 March. According to the Environment Agency, visitors to the drop in will have an opportunity to see how feedback from the last event in October has helped to shape […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced that the parking lot and ramp at the Union Bay boating access site at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park will reopen Friday, July 1. The access site and lot had been closed since October for boating access replacement work. Among the improvements with the new access site, the […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, began construction efforts on the second phase of the project to raise the East Bank Mississippi River levee in Jefferson Parish to its congressionally-authorized heights.  This project is part of the Mississippi River and Tributaries project designed to provide flood damage risk reduction to residents and […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Maryland Port Administration will be holding a public information meeting for the proposed expansion of the Cox Creek Dredge Material Containment Facility on March 10th 2015. Expansion at the Cox Creek Dredged Material Containment Facility is needed as the Port of Baltimore prepares to receive larger container vessels. The existing area has a capacity of […]

  • 20 February 2014

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to fully dredge six Upstate New York harbors that are eligible for Sandy supplemental appropriations funding to dredge back to pre-storm conditions, but not enough to bring them to fully functional channel depths. Specifically, Barcelona Harbor in Chautauqua County, Irondequoit Harbor and […]

  • 30 January 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has presented a plan to invite bidders for the Lake Ontario harbors dredging projects. The harbors included in this plan are: – Fair Haven, – Irondequoit, – Oak Orchard, – Olcot and – Wilson harbor. During the realization of these cleanup projects, approximately 59,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 13 January 2014

    Farmland in Nakhon Sawan and Tak has been hit by drought. Main rivers have been dredged to flow faster. In Tak, agricultural areas in Mae Sot district are in a dire need of water after natural water sources dried up. Lime orchards are lacking water and some of the produce are sold at a lower […]

  • 4 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, recently awarded a 26-month construction contract to raise a portion of the Mississippi River Levee on the east bank of Jefferson Parish. The project is part of the Mississippi River and Tributaries (MR&T) System designed to safely control and convey floodwaters and reduce the risk of […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following a tour of Olcott and Wilson harbors, Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) joined with state and local leaders to highlight the urgent need to maintain and protect local harbors along Lake Ontario’s south shoreline. Collins highlighted the important role these harbors play in the region’s economy and the need for continued and consistent harbor maintenance. […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is reviewing four New York Harbors to determine if they require dredging due to sediment damage from Superstorm Sandy, including Little Sodus Bay in Cayuga County. Schumer is urging the USACE to expedite the review of Little Sodus Bay in Cayuga […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, seeks sources for a project to dredge multiple shallow draft harbors on Lake Ontario to authorized depth. Multiple harbors will be included in a single contract. Dredged material will be placed in authorized open lake or near-shore placement areas as required for each harbor. The Contractor shall […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) is announcing that the long awaited dredging of three Lake Ontario harbors is on track to happen next year. Collins says the Army Corp of Engineers now has the funding it needs to perform maintenance dredging in Oak Orchard, Olcott and Wilson harbors. Dredging removes built-up sediment that, over time, narrows […]

  • 21 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., chair of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, Representative Cedric Richmond, D-La., and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu yesterday announced $13.4 million in federal funding for hurricane recovery efforts at the Port of New Orleans and the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO). The grants are funded by […]