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  • 25 September 2012
    Vessels

    The Shell Rock River Watershed District officials purchased a 2010 IMS 7012 HP 51-foot Versi dredger for $340,000, along with pumps, piping and other equipment for an additional $435,000. According to albertleatribune.com, the dredging equipment purchased includes piping that sells new for $300,000 and three pumps that sell new for about $125,000 each. Brett Behnke, […]

  • 24 September 2012

    According to albertleatribune.com, the Shell Rock River Watershed District board of managers will hold an emergency meeting at 2 p.m. Friday in the Albert Lea Room of the Freeborn County Government Center. Members will discuss the possible purchase of a lake dredger and dredging equipment. This meeting was called by the chairman of the district […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Shell Rock River Watershed District has just released the latest update on their Fountain Lake Restoration Confined Disposal Facility (CDF), saying that the dredged material from Fountain Lake is pumped through a 14″ pipe to the CDF, a dewatering site. Three adjacent cells spanning over 100 acres are used for the project. Cell 1 was […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Venture, a contract cutter-head dredge, is removing built up sediment from the Arkansas River Navigation System at navigation mile 222, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District. This area has been identified as the most restricted section of the Arkansas portion of the navigation system following the historic spring 2019 flood […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District, has just reported that dredging operations on the Arkansas River are in full swing now. The road to recovery on the Arkansas River from this spring’s historic flooding is a long one. According to the Corps, the motor vessels Dan Reeves and Shorty Baird are performing […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, has just announced that the construction of a new reef in the Piankatank River is currently underway. Crews are working about a half-mile from shore, using barges and cranes to place granite rock within the project limits. For the first time granite rock will be used to construct […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The construction of a new reef in the Piankatank River is set to start this week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, has just announced. USACE’s crews will be working about a half-mile from shore, Monday through Thursday for 10 hours a day initially, using barges and cranes to place granite rock within the […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are conducting rock blasting operations on the Delaware River. The Corps just released this photo of the clamshell dredger No. 54 during the removal of rock fragments from areas where blasting operations have already been completed near Marcus Hook, PA. […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and partners began constructing oyster reefs in the Tred Avon River, April 30, 2015, just as restoration on 370 acres wraps up in Harris Creek. Restoration in the Tred Avon River includes constructing up to 24 acres of approximately 1-foot reefs in water 9 to 20 feet […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Environment

    With dredging completed in Edgewater Bay, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. is already preparing for the next phase of the Fountain Lake restoration project. According to the Shell Rock River Watershed District (SRRWD), in the coming weeks, the contractor will begin dredging the Main Bay and Dane’s Bay by rerouting the discharge pipeline through Bancroft Bay. […]

  • 1 June 2020
    Environment

    A survey conducted last Friday (May 29) by J.F. Brennan Company of La Crosse, Wisc., showed the great progress being made by this dredging contractor in the restoration of Fountain Lake. During the duration of the project, over 691,000 cubic yards have been dredged from Edgewater Bay of Fountain Lake, reported J.F. Brennan. Fountain Lake […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging has resumed on Edgewater Bay to remove the remaining material from the Bayside Water Ski Show area, informs the Shell Rock River Watershed District. According to the officials, this will conclude Phase 1 of the multi-phased project. The dredging contractor, J.F. Brennan, will then mobilize their equipment and begin Phase 2, Main Bay and […]

  • 15 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 9-15, 2019).   First Phase of Fountain Lake Dredging Almost Done The dredging contractor, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc., conducted a survey of the Fountain Lake last Friday, September 6, showing the dredging progress to date, reports Shell Rock River […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The dredging contractor, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc., conducted a survey of the Fountain Lake last Friday, September 6, showing the dredging progress to date, reports Shell Rock River Watershed District. The SRRWD Board of Managers approved a nearly $5.1 million contract with LaCrosse, Wisconsin-based dredging contractor in March 2018 for the first phase of Fountain […]

  • 13 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 7, 2018 – January 13, 2019).   Julong Dredger for Latin America Qingzhou Julong Environment Technology Co. Ltd., a Qingzhou City based manufacturer and supplier of dredging equipment, recently delivered another set of dredging equipment to Latin America.   […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Shell Rock River Watershed District said in their latest release that the Board of Managers yesterday awarded the Fountain Lake Restoration Dredge Project Contract No.2 to J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. According to the official announcement, this phase of the project is set to begin in 2020 and will include Main and Dane’s Bay. The work […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    As the dredger hibernates in Edgewater Bay, the Shell Rock River Watershed District (SRRWD) staff is busy preparing for the Fountain Lake’s next dredging season. According to the District’s latest update, the dredging operations will begin presumably in mid-April 2019, weather permitting. The dredging work for this year was concluded in October, with roughly 300,000 cubic […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Business & Finance

     J.F. Brennan Company Inc., a marine construction and environmental remediation contractor, has just released a short overview video about the dredging project at Fountain Lake in Albert Lea, MN. The Shell Rock River Watershed District Board of Managers approved a nearly $5.1 million contract with LaCrosse, Wisconsin-based dredging contractor in March 2018 for the […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Edgewater Bay dredging program is officially underway, the Shell Rock River Watershed District announced yesterday on their official facebook page. In March 2018, the District’s Board of Managers approved a nearly $5.1 million contract with LaCrosse, Wisconsin-based J.F. Brennan Co. Inc. for the first phase of Fountain Lake dredging work, informed Albert Lea Tribune. J.F. Brennan […]

  • 1 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 26 – April 1, 2018).   VIDEO: Ayia Napa Marina Development Project in Full Swing Ayia Napa Marina, situated on the southeastern coast of Cyprus, has just released the latest video update on their marina development project.   PHOTO: Cuban […]

  • 30 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Shell Rock River Watershed District Board of Managers yesterday approved a nearly $5.1 million contract with LaCrosse, Wisconsin-based J.F. Brennan Co. Inc. for the first phase of Fountain Lake dredging work, Albert Lea Tribune reports. J.F. Brennan will complete initial survey and staging work in May, and the dredging operations are set to start in […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Shell Rock River Watershed District is exploring an alternative bidding method to select a contractor for the phase one of Fountain Lake dredging project. According to the Director of Field Operations, Andy Henschel, the District will use best-value bidding, which would not necessarily lead toward the Watershed District accepting the lowest bid. “The district has formed […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The final Fountain Lake dredging permit request came back from the Department of Natural Resources with a smaller-scale project approved than the Shell Rock River Watershed District (SRRWD) requested, the district said in their latest release.  The district requested permit for the removal of approximately 600,000 cubic yards of dredged sediment in the first phase […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The multi-million Fountain Lake dredging project is closer than ever to starting, reports Andy Henschel, the Director of Field Operations for the Shell Rock River Watershed District. According to him, the confined disposal facility site north of Interstate 90 – where the dredged material will be dumped to drain – will be ready by the end of the […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Shell Rock River Watershed District announced recently that the fate of the district’s half-percent sales tax has not been decided yet. Last week, legislators were back in session to pass the tax bill and other legislation that affects the area. According to SRRWD, the sales tax is to be extended for either 15 years or until […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Freeborn County Board of Commissioners last week petitioned the Shell Rock River Watershed District to move forward with the first phase of the Fountain Lake dredging project. The vote opens the door for the Watershed District to implement a property tax levy of a maximum of $166,000. The measure passed on a 4-1 vote. Commissioners […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Shell Rock River Watershed District (SRRWD) held a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the new Confined Disposal Facility (CDF) on March 31, 2017.  A CDF is a dewatering site in the dredging process. When dredging takes place, there will be a mixture of water and sediment pumped to the disposal facility and the […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Shell Rock River Watershed District (SRRWD) will today host a Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Fountain Lake Restoration Project Confined Disposal Facility (CDF). “This is a historic day for the Shell Rock River Watershed District and our community. Years of planning, designing and engineering have gone into the construction of the CDF and this marks […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Shell Rock River Watershed District officials said that they are drawing closer to dredging Fountain Lake. “We’re moving full steam ahead,” said Administrator Brett Behnke. Director of Field Operations Andy Henschel said that the Watershed District recently closed on a purchase agreement with Richard Stadheim for 101 acres last month and a purchase agreement was […]