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  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board last week approved entering into an interlocal agreement that expands protection efforts and opportunities under the Indian River Lagoon National Estuary Program (IRL NEP) and creates the Indian River Lagoon Council to lead the work. In the coming weeks, the agreement is set to go before each of the partners […]

  • 25 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced yesterday the start of maintenance dredging of the sediment trap at Dog Leg Canal located within the Attakapas Island Wildlife Management Area in St. Mary Parish. Funding for the water management and dredging project is through DNR’s Atchafalaya Basin Program at an estimated total cost of $220,523. […]

  • 4 February 2013

    Due to wastes and mud buildup, the Opak River is becoming shallower every day, according to beritajakarta.com. RW 01 Tambora residents hope the Opak River could be normalized, so their homes would not be left under water during the flood. Regarding this issue, Tatang (45), a local resident, said: “How would the river accommodate much […]

  • 11 July 2012

    The state-appointed committee in charge of water and flood management has stepped out to defend the invitation for foreign companies to join the bidding of the country’s water resource management project. Science Minister and Water and Flood Management Committee (WFMC) chair Plodprasop Suraswadi said on Tuesday that the WFMC’s decision to allow foreign companies to […]

  • 7 August 2012

    When the lower Ohio and Mississippi Rivers experienced a flood of record in the spring of 2011, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District supported the flood fight by holding back water at its dams in the Cumberland River Basin reservoir system. A coordinated water management operation of Barkley and Wolf Creek Dams on […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Plans to strengthen the dykes in Buggenum, Steyl – Maashoek and the Willem Alexander harbor in Roermond have taken a significant step forward, according to Witteveen+Bos. The preferred alternatives for these dyke sections have now been identified by district water authorities Waterschap Limburg and involves the route and the type of flood defense. The main roles […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District, has begun an Initial Watershed Assessment (IWA) for the Scioto River Basin under the authority of Section 729 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1986, to better define the water resources related problems and opportunities within the Scioto River Basin. The IWA serves to not only […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    As progress continues to be made in restoring America’s Everglades, an incremental water operations field test has been initiated to take a deeper look at what operational refinements are possible to provide additional ecological benefits to the Everglades ecosystem. “This field test is an important step towards our comprehensive restoration effort as it delivers much-needed […]

  • 26 July 2012

    Residents of the Thousand Oaks subdivision in Trinity complained Tuesday to Pasco County commissioners about flooding Tropical Storm Debby brought to their neighborhood and urged them to find ways to keep their homes dry, reports newportrichey.patch.com. Many residents believe that this could be prevented. Dredging could be one of the possibilities to avoid this situation. […]

  • 31 October 2011

    Entering rainy season, Central Jakarta Water Management for Public Works Sub-Department starts doing various preparations to anticipate…  (beritajakarta) [mappress] Source: beritajakarta, October 31, 2011;

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The  South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) is conducting a series of workshops to solicit public input on plan alternatives for the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Restoration Project.  These meetings will take place today, from 1 to 4 p.m. at SFWMD Okeechobee Service Center in Okeechobee, and tomorrow, from 9 a.m. to noon at SFWMD Headquarters B-1 […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Egypt and the Netherlands have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will expand their current cooperation in water management sector. Over the next five years the two countries will initiate new cooperation on the issues of water resource management and protection of Egypt’s northern coast. Egypt’s Water Resources and Irrigation Minister, Hossam Moghazy and […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District, Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), state and local elected officials, and Indian River Lagoon protection advocates yesterday celebrated the completion of a two-year-long muck dredging project in the Eau Gallie River aimed at improving water quality. Attendees gathered at historic Ballard Park at the mouth of the […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In an effort to continue reducing pollutants reaching the Indian River Lagoon system, the city of Rockledge has secured funding assistance from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the St. Johns River Water Management District. The funding will be used to remove 143 septic tanks and to construct and install a lift station and […]

  • 12 April 2013

    The Grogol River dredging project, located in South Jakarta, is currently underway, reports beritajakarta.com. Regarding this cleanup project, Irvan Amtha, the Head of South Jakarta Water Management Public Works Sub-Department, stated: “We use amphibian excavator because the river is wide enough, together with regular excavators to transport the sedimentation and wastes onto a truck to […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work has been completed on a £2.7 million improvement project undertaken by ABP South Wales to upgrade Green Park Weir on the River Afan in Port Talbot. The Weir was officially reopened by Aberavon AM David Rees on Thursday 14th September. Green Park Weir improvement project was the result of several years of collaboration between […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force will be holding a Working Group-sponsored public workshop for the Integrated Delivery Schedule (IDS) today, August 20 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. at the South Florida Water Management District Headquarters in West Palm Beach. The updated Integrated Delivery Schedule will provide the sequencing of federally cost-shared Everglades […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force will be holding a Working Group-sponsored public workshop for the Integrated Delivery Schedule (IDS) today, March 9 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. at the South Florida Water Management District Headquarters in the Governing Board Auditorium. The updated Integrated Delivery Schedule will provide the sequencing of federally cost-shared […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Marco Rubio is urging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to support the South Florida Water Management District’s (SFWMD) proposed operational plan to allow for much-needed freshwater to flow into Florida Bay. In a letter sent recently, Rubio asked the Corps to “review the required permitting necessary for the SFWMD to begin its […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has declared the Butuanon River as a water quality management area (WQMA), a move expected to boost ongoing efforts to revive the polluted water body in the bustling province of Cebu. DENR Secretary Ramon J.P. Paje recently signed an administrative order designating the 23-kilometer river as a […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Restore the Mississippi River Delta Coalition sent a letter today to Governor John Bel Edwards, signed by 28 Louisiana business associations, chambers of commerce and other organizations, urging him to protect funding for coastal restoration and to move forward with the implementation of the state’s Coastal Master Plan. “Our ongoing land loss crisis creates […]

  • 26 October 2012

    Florida Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Herschel T. Vinyard Jr. today committed $2 million to restoration efforts for Lake Jesup by partnering with the St. Johns River Water Management District and Seminole County on construction of the Black Hammock Creek water quality improvement system. This project will restore the natural landscape and improve water quality […]

  • 11 July 2012

    Deltares participated in a trade mission to South Korea from 17 to 20 June 2012. Central theme of the mission was water management. The mission was organized by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture & Innovation, in cooperation with Netherlands Water Partnership and The Netherlands embassy in South Korea. The mission visited the World fair […]

  • 13 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    On Friday 7 September, the covenant ‘Partners for International Business Water and Soil Canada’ was signed by a number of Dutch companies and research institutes including Deltares. The aim of this covenant is to stimulate the export of Dutch know-how, products and services in the field of soil decontamination, underground water management and water quality […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ‘Vertical sand-proof geotextile’ won the 2013 Water Innovation Award 2013 last Tuesday in the ‘Dry feet’ category. ‘Vertical sand-proof geotextile’ is an innovative way of preventing piping. Deltares won the award as part of a team that also included the Rivierenland Water Authority, Stichting IJkdijk, and the Room for the River programme management. It competed […]

  • 13 January 2010

    Dhaka, Jan 13  – The Netherlands will continue its support to Bangladesh, especially in water management, sharing its own experience of being at the heart of a European delta, the Dutch ambassador said. [mappress] Source: BD24News, January 13, 2010