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  • 20 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal Smals is putting finishing touches to the Sengbachtalsperre dredging project, a water reservoir in the Wupper catchment basin that is used by Stadtwerke Solingen to provide drinking water for the city. The Sengbachtalsperre is one of the oldest drinking water reservoirs in Germany and holds 2.8 million cubic meter of water. Upstream of the Sengbachtalsperre dam is a smaller reservoir […]

  • 6 July 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a proposed plan to clean up the ground water at the NL Industries, Inc. Superfund site in Pedricktown, New Jersey that is contaminated with heavy metals, including lead and cadmium. The 44-acre site is a former lead smelting facility where lead from old automotive batteries were drained of […]

  • 25 November 2011

    A major project to dredge the network of waterways crisscrossing Jakarta and finally make the river water clean enough to drink will begin…   By Dofa Fasila (thejakartaglobe) [mappress] Source: thejakartaglobe, November 25, 2011;

  • 4 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deltares and Züblin Spezialtiefbau Ges.m.b.H have developed and successfully implemented pilot projects of a solution to seal groundwater leakages in the subsoil using biotechnology. This BioSealing solution is at the brink of a much wider introduction in the market. BioSealing is a solution for sealing leakages under: – Dams and levees, – Tunnels and underground […]

  • 3 April 2012

    First Marine and Engineering Company was fired yesterday from the Federal Government dredging project in Ebeberegbene community in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State. The dredging contract of a canal to link Bulou-Ndoro community was awarded to this company by the Federal Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, according to AllAfrica. However the company allegedly […]

  • 22 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    THIBODAUX — Work has begun to clear thousands of trees officials say are clogging and slowing the flow of upper Bayou Lafourche, threatening drinking water supplies for Terrebonne, Lafourche and Assumption parishes. [mappress] Source:dailycomet,January 21,2010;

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its plan to clean up soil contaminated with trichloroethylene and other volatile organic compounds at the Ellis Property Superfund site in Evesham Township, New Jersey. The contaminated soil is polluting ground water underlying the site. The ground water is not currently being used as a source of drinking […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Tom Carper has highlighted significant Delaware wins in the bill America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 (AWIA) – a major bipartisan, bicameral water infrastructure bill that Senator Carper co-authored along with Senators John Barrasso, Ben Cardin and Jim Inhofe. “This infrastructure bill delivers for Delaware and families across our country, and I’m proud […]

  • 14 February 2011

    The Caloosahatchee’s water is often compared to caffeinated drinks – tea, coffee or Coke. Yet before the river was connected to Lake … BY AMY BENNETT WILLIAMS (news-press) [mappress] Source: news-press, February 14, 2011;

  • 1 May 2012

    The Jharkhand State Electricity Board (JSEB) has initiated an ambitious proposal to desilt the Getalsud reservoir. ”We have forwarded a proposal to carry out desilting of Getalsud Dam to the drinking water and sanitation department. Since the dam falls under their jurisdiction, JSEB would need a formal go ahead. Once a formal approval is obtained, […]

  • 29 April 2010

    In response to concerns raised by the people of Halfmoon and Waterford about using Hudson River water as their source of drinking water while the dredging project proceeds, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to pay the additional cost incurred to draw… [mappress] Source:eponline,April 29,2010;

  • 5 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the New Mexico Environment Department marked the completion of a new system to address contamination from a plume of chemicals in Grants, New Mexico. The chemicals, called chlorinated solvents, are believed to have come from a dry-cleaning business. The contamination spread through soils and a shallow aquifer under the city, […]

  • 5 March 2010

    A BOOZY sea captain who was drunk in charge of a ship on the Tyne has been fined… [mappress] Source: The Shields Gazette, March 5, 2010;

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representatives Alcee L. Hastings and Patrick E. Murphy have led a bipartisan letter from members of the Florida Congressional Delegation calling on Congressional leaders to maintain the full funding outlined in the President’s budget request for Everglades restoration efforts throughout the appropriations process. “Our waterways are in crisis and require immediate action, but we […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The construction and subsequent use of the Pearce Creek Dredge Material Containment Area – combined with pre-existing natural conditions – has degraded the quality of groundwater close to the facility, according to a recent U.S. Geological Survey study. USGS scientists collected field data at the site in Cecil County, Maryland over a two-year period during […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Conservation groups yesterday filed lawsuits in federal court against Duke Energy seeking to clean up toxic coal ash pollution from three Duke facilities that are contaminating rivers and groundwater supplies that provide drinking water to hundreds of thousands of North Carolinians.  The Clean Water Act lawsuits were filed by the Southern Environmental Law Center on […]

  • 17 March 2014

    Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge has sent a letter to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA), asking it to reject a proposal by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to discharge dredged material into the open waters of Lake Erie. The Ohio EPA has responsibility under the Federal Clean Water Act to certify whether proposed discharge […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Assembly Appropriations Committee has approved Assemblyman Jay Webber’s legislation (A3804) creating a fund to preserve New Jersey’s second largest lake. “Greenwood Lake is a great natural, economic, and recreational resource for New Jersey, supplying more than 3 million of our residents with drinking water daily,” said Webber. “Establishing annual funding dedicated to this essential […]

  • 23 May 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the State of Louisiana are continuing efforts to prepare for any possible hazardous materials cleanup or chemical discharges in Louisiana as result of flooding. EPA is actively evaluating threats to human health and the environment that may exist from Mississippi River flooding of facilities and potential release of […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has announced the release of a report titled: “Influence of Open-Lake Placement of Dredged Material on Western Lake Erie Basin Harmful Algal Blooms.” It concluded that open-lake placement of dredged material does not contribute to the development of harmful algal blooms in the Western Basin of Lake Erie. […]

  • 28 February 2011

      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that the agency is requesting applications from states, municipalities, tribes and nonprofit organizations for new projects to protect and restore the Great Lakes. President Obama has proposed a total of $300 million in funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in Fiscal Year 2011, with approximately $40 […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $3.4 million contract to Huffman Equipment Rental, East Lake, OH, to create a 600-foot revetment along the Lake Erie shoreline that will protect the Lake County Raw Water Pump station. The bluff along Lake Erie is highly erosive due to strong ice and wave […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    In a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Sens. Rob Portman (R-OH) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) urged the USACE to explore alternatives to disposal of dredged sediment in Lake Erie.  The senators called for an independent assessment to determine the practice’s impact on water quality, the ecosystem, and Ohio’s shipping industry. “While […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The locals of Khon Kean’s Nongrua District have been suffering from severe drought conditions, forcing them to purchase water for consumption. The 70-rai Nongsala reservoir in Yangkham Sub-district has dried up and the little water remaining is murky and unsuitable for drinking, announced National News Bureau of Thailand. According to the local residents, it has not […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency invites public comments on a draft plan to clean up contamination at the Hamilton-Labree Superfund site near North Hamilton and Labree Roads, south of Chehalis, Washington. EPA will hear comments on the cleanup plan at a public meeting on Tuesday, October 23, from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. at the Veterans […]

  • 10 February 2011

      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a decision to require all dischargers of urban stormwater in Guam to obtain permits to control pollution in runoff from urbanized areas of the island. Today’s action designates all current and future municipal stormwater sources in Guam to follow Clean Water Act permitting requirements. Municipal stormwater is […]