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  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Beach replenishment operations, undertaken as a part of the ongoing restoration efforts in the San Elijo Lagoon, are now underway at the Fletcher Cove in Solana Beach, reports Build NCC. The City of Solana Beach confirmed yesterday that the sand pumping operations began Saturday, April 28th and are anticipated to take approximately four weeks to complete. During […]

  • 7 January 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District released for public review environmental draft documents for the proposed Encinitas-Solana Beach coastal storm damage reduction project. The Corps will hold a public hearing in each city in February 2013. The public has until Feb. 26, 2013 to provide comments. The documents being released are the […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    California Representative Mike Levin announced last week that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allocate $400,000 in federal funding for the Planning, Engineering & Design (PED) phase of the Encinitas-Solana Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project. The Army Corps also allocated $505,000 for the PED phase of the San Clemente Shoreline Project. The announcement […]

  • 9 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has prepared a joint Final Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) for the Encinitas and Solana Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project. According to the Corps, the EIS/EIR report will evaluate potential options for reducing storm damage related coastal erosion over a 50-year period anticipated to occur from 2018 through […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following an April 21 presentation in Washington D.C., the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Review Board approved the release of the final integrated report ad environmental impact statement for the Encinitas-Solana Beach Coastal Storm Damage Protection Project.  “A tremendous amount of hard work and dedication over nearly 15 years was realized yesterday,” said Col. […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Col. Peter Helmlinger, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Pacific Division, met recently with the mayors and other public officials of two coastal communities to discuss a proposed $174 million coastal storm damage reduction project. Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear and Solana Beach Mayor Mike Nichols hosted Col. Helmlinger and Col. Kirk Gibbs, […]

  • 18 September 2012

    Jim Janney, the Imperial Beach Mayor, kicked off the start of a $28.5 million San Diego beach replenishment project, reports imperialbeachnewsca.com. The sand for this project is being dredged from designated offshore areas within a mile of the shoreline. “Beaches are the number one recreational spot in San Diego. Sand replenishment helps support our local […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    At approximately 4:30 p.m. on the afternoon of November 7, an incident involving efforts to clear a clogged onshore pipe occurred at the Fletcher Cove worksite in Solana Beach. There were no injuries as a result of the accident. Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company immediately shut down work on the project to assess the […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Final Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) has been prepared for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, City of Solana Beach & City of Encinitas Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project to identify and evaluate the potential environmental impacts of the proposed project. The EIS is being filed with the Environmental Protection Agency and is […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    After three months, a major project to restore the San Diego region’s eroded shoreline with 1.5 million cubic yards of high-quality sand—enough to fill Qualcomm Stadium—is complete. A total of eight beaches in five cities received massive sand infusions, and the beaches are now visibly wider and sandier. “Without intervention, our shoreline would be greatly […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, is inviting comments on a proposed shoreline stabilization project which includes a 140 foot long by 20 foot wide concrete seawall along the bluffs and coastline in the City of Solana Beach, California. “The development would protect the above residential properties and would be located on city-owned […]

  • 8 November 2012

    After the explosion of an onshore pipe at the Fletcher Cove in Solana Beach on Wednesday evening, the replenishment project was halted. SANDAG spokeswoman Colleen Windsor stated: “Fortunately no one was hurt and a full investigation has been launched to find out the cause of the accident.” SANDAG, which is coordinating the $28.5 million Regional […]

  • 16 October 2012

    A massive dredging project is underway along San Diego County beaches in order to replenish the evaporating coastline. SANDAG, which is coordinating the $28.5 million Regional Beach Sand Project with support from community leaders in the coastal areas, kicked off the project on September 8. Funding comes from the cities of Carlsbad, Encinitas, Imperial Beach, […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    In the wake of the tragic bluff collapse in Encinitas earlier this month that took the lives of three people, Senator Patricia Bates announced yesterday that she supports the efforts of U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris, and U.S. Representative Mike Levin, to request the White House budget office approve funding that would help […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of Solana Beach has just announced the latest update on their beach renourishment project, saying that the Ross Island Dredger No. 10 – now fully assembled – is in the Central Basin, ready to begin its work in delivering sands from the lagoon overdredge pit to Cardiff State Beach. Set to kick off its […]

  • 10 September 2012

    Between September and December, the region’s shoreline will be enhanced with more than 1.4 million cubic yards of high-quality sand, equal to about 120,000 truckloads. The goal is to restore eroded beaches, support local tourism, and preserve recreational opportunities. SANDAG, which is coordinating the $28.5 million Regional Beach Sand Project with support from community leaders […]

  • 24 August 2012

    Shelby Tucker, project manager for the San Diego Association of Governments, said that the dredger Liberty Island will probably arrive on September 2 at the Imperial Beach. The dredger has finally finished its East Coast project and is coming west to give many North County beaches a massive influx of fresh sand. After Oceanside, the […]

  • 15 November 2012

    The $28 million SANDAG beach replenishment project along the San Diego coastline will continue today, reports fox5sandiego.com. The project began in early September and will replenish beaches from Oceanside to Imperial Beach. At approximately 4:30 p.m. on the afternoon of November 7, an incident involving efforts to clear a clogged onshore pipe occurred at the […]

  • 9 July 2012

    According to nctimes.com, a $22.5 million beach replenishment project is just weeks away from its scheduled start date to put sand on many San Diego County beaches, but it’s still uncertain whether the dredging equipment will arrive as scheduled. “Right now, we’re … looking at Aug. 20th as the start date, but I will tell […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The House of Representatives recently approved comprehensive water resources infrastructure legislation that addresses the needs of America’s harbors, locks, dams, flood protection and other water resources infrastructure. The House passed the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act on a bipartisan basis by a vote of 360 to 61. Commenting this, Congressman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance

     Sand replenishment operations started last week at Cardiff State Beach, marking one of the first milestones in a $120 million, four-year effort to restore the San Elijo Lagoon. During the last week, restoration crews completed the assembly of a dredge in the San Elijo Lagoon’s central basin and started with pumping of nearly 8,000 […]

  • 6 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 30-May 6, 2018).   VIDEO: TSHD Elbe Busy in Aruba Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging, a Sliedrecht based dredging company, has just released this amazing video of their trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Elbe during her work on the […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Works are underway to re-open the mouth of the San Elijo Lagoon at Cardiff State Beach by excavating the sands to allow ocean water back in, reports the San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy. According to the Conservancy, it is that time of year when the lagoon’s connection to the ocean—the inlet—closes when blocked by accumulated sand and sediment. […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cardiff State Beach is one of five beaches, and the only on the West Coast, awarded the nation’s Best Restored Beaches by the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA). Local elected officials and representatives with San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy, SANDAG, Caltrans, the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association, and California State Parks gathered yesterday morning […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Doug Gibson, the executive director of the San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve, together with regional and local officials including Encinitas Mayor, Catherine Blakespear, and Senator Patricia Bates, gathered last week at the lagoon’s nature center to break ground on a historic restoration of the nearly 1,000-acre reserve.  The first phase of the restoration, which kicked […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIR/EIS) for the San Elijo Lagoon Restoration Project (SELRP) is now available for public review and comment. The proposed project requires evaluation pursuant to both CEQA and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) because of federal, state, and local discretionary actions. Given the proposed project’s complexity and range […]