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  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Slough Arm dredging project is set to start on April 21 and will be carried out by the Canal & River Trust. “We are aiming to dredge over 10,000 tonnes of silt, refuse and metal from the bottom of the Grand Union Canal in Slough to make it easier for boats to navigate along […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached two settlements with several parties to begin cleanup of Yosemite Slough, an inter-tidal water channel in the Bayview District of San Francisco. The site contains high levels of contaminants, especially PCBs and lead, which are hazardous for the plants and animals that live in the slough. The Yosemite […]

  • 28 March 2010

    The work consists of maintenance dredging of Suisun Bay Channel and New York Slough of approximately 175,000 cubic yards of materials, to provide a project authorized depth, -35 feet plus 1 foot allowable paid over-depth plus 1 foot allowable nonpaid over-depth for for Suisun Bay Channel and New York Slough. [mappress] More info: fbo.gov

  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations in Atascadero Creek and the Goleta Slough near Ward Memorial Drive in Goleta started earlier this week, the Santa Barbara County Public Works said in their latest announcement.  A large crane is excavating sediment from the area and stockpiling the material on the access road near the bike path. The sediment travels down […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has announced that their contractor, Newt Marine Service, from Dubuque, Iowa, last week started the final phase of an island restoration project. Construction work on this restoration scheme, located by Harpers Slough, near Lynxville, Wisconsin, is expected to finish this summer, USACE said. The project is […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    As part of its ongoing commitment to restore Delta ecosystems and habitat, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) recently took a significant step in launching a 3,000-acre multi-benefit tidal wetlands restoration project in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. At the end of 2018, DWR entered into a partnership with Ecosystem Investment Partners (EIP), a private company […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, continues working on Mississippi River habitat construction near the Harpers Slough backwater area in Allamakee County, Iowa, and Lynxville, Wisconsin. The nearly $12 million Harper’s Slough restoration project will protect eroded islands and construct new islands where they were once located. The project is scheduled to […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Fraser River Pile and Dredge (FRPD) was fined $350,000 in the Provincial Court of British Columbia last week, after pleading guilty to depositing a deleterious substance into water frequented by fish, in violation of the Fisheries Act, the Government of Canada announces.  The penalty will be directed to the Government of Canada’s Environmental Damages Fund. In […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, will evaluate a California Department of Water Resources permit application, required to construct three temporary salinity barriers in waters of the California Delta. The public is invited to review the DWR request and submit comments by April 22, 2015. This project would place dredged or fill material into […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     The recently completed Hester Marsh project restored 65 acres of salt marsh at California’s Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve. The work, begun in January, adding soil from the Pajaro River flood control project to increase the elevation of drowned marshes. The restoration will improve marsh resilience to sea level rise, provide healthy habitat […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The California State Coastal Conservancy has received $2 million in grant funding for coastal wetland restoration from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program. The grant program annually provides grants of up to $1 million to coastal and Great Lakes states, as well as U.S. territories to protect, restore and […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment for bankline repairs to levee units 624 and 624-627-611-614 along Mosquito Creek in Pottawattamie County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing erosion and sloughing damage to the bankline caused by high flows in June 2014. Levee systems 624 and 624-627-611-614 are […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cedar Bayou and Vinson Slough channels were opened on September 25, 2014, after having been sealed in the 1970s and enduring decades of negative impacts from siltation and low water flows.  The restoration of Cedar Bayou and Vinson Slough has created the vital connection from Mesquite and Aransas Bays to the Gulf of Mexico. Here […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Recently introduced Slough Flood Alleviation Scheme, which includes the creation of flood storage areas and raised flood defenses, has been put out for comment. The Environment Agency and Slough Borough Council are offering local residents, businesses and community groups the chance to comment on potential options for a proposed flood alleviation scheme. The Agency and the Council […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction of islands in Harper’s Slough, located in Pool 9 of the Upper Mississippi River, is well underway. The work will span four construction seasons and is anticipated to be complete in 2018. A single construction contract was awarded in September 2014 and the remaining options exercised in October 2014 for a total construction cost […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The public comment period has been extended two weeks for the permit application from California Department of Water Resources (DWR) regarding their proposal to erect three temporary drought barriers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. Originally set to close today, the comment period is now open through April 29. DWR proposes to place temporary barriers […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging continues in Atascadero Creek and the Goleta Slough near Ward Memorial Drive in Goleta, reports the Santa Barbara County. According to the county, the stockpiles of sediment are now being trucked to the west end of Goleta Beach, on the access road near the bike path. “Removing the sediment that has settled in the slough […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency and Slough Borough Council are working together to investigate whether the potential options to reduce the risk of river and surface water flooding within the catchments of the Chalvey Ditch, Salt Hill Stream and Datchet Common Brook are technically and economically viable. In late August and early September a newsletter about the scheme […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, St. Paul District, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will celebrate the completion of the Capoli Slough Islands Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project during a public ceremony at public boat launch in Ferryville, Wisconsin, on May 13. The ceremony will include remarks from representatives of the USACE, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife & Fish Refuge has just posted on its facebook page the latest photos from the Harper’s Slough restoration project. The Harper’s Slough Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project was planned and designed under the authority of the Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program. A single construction contract was awarded in September 2014 […]

  • 16 September 2010

    As the dredging in Depot Slough moves toward completion, Port of Toledo officials are also awaiting the outcome of a public comment period… (newportnewstimes) [mappress] Source: newportnewstimes, September 16, 2010;

  • 4 August 2011

    A $10 million habitat improvement project on Capoli Slough in lower Pool 9 of the Mississippi River will benefit fish, waterfowl and other… (easterniowaoutdoors) [mappress] Source: easterniowaoutdoors, August 4, 2011

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, the Lower Columbia River dredging program will involve cleanup work in Baker Bay, Chinook Channel, Skipanon Channel, Wahkiakum Ferry Channel and Westport Slough. Approximately 75,000 cubic yards of material will be dredged from Baker Bay, 85,000 cubic yards from Chinook Channel, 95,000 cubic yards from […]

  • 15 October 2012

    The levee system near Everett, Wash., is getting a $727,500 makeover as U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials are scheduled to repair approximately 1,770 feet of damaged levees at three locations along the Snohomish River starting Monday. The Union Slough Levee Project is located on Smith Island and provides flood protection to the City of […]

  • 7 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Shoaling in Bigfoot Slough outside of Ocracoke’s Silver Lake Terminal continued with the passage of Hurricane Isaias this week, forcing the N.C. Ferry Division to immediately adopt a one-boat schedule on Pamlico Sound until the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers can complete dredging operations. The schedule will be as follows until further notice: Ocracoke to […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has rescheduled the Conway Lake Habitat and Rehabilitation public meeting for June 8. The informal meeting, set to take place from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Kerndt Brothers Savings Bank Community Center in Lansing, Iowa, will allow for an open exchange of information. A short […]