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  • 11 October 2011

    The storm that passed through knocked down trees and power lines. It left behind many reminders of its visit, but it also took some away…   By Claire Simms (firstcoastnews) [mappress] Source: firstcoastnews, October 11, 2011;

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Newcastle City Council announced yesterday that a Community Liaison Group has been formed in order to seek a long-term solution to the worsening erosion of Stockton Beach. According to Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes, the Stockton Community Liaison Group, made up of residents from the suburb, will provide valuable input into the Stockton component of a Coastal Zone Management […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) has required Deltares to carry out a technical review of the study “Beach Erosion Studies and Engineering Mitigation Measures for Visakhapatnam” compiled by the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT). The study mainly focuses on the assessment of the erosion problems in the stretch of coast north of Visakhapatnam […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Mid-East Commission on behalf of Beaufort County, North Carolina, is soliciting proposals from engineering firms with experience in erosion control studies and mitigation plans to develop the “Wright’s Creek Erosion Plan”. The purpose of this project is to evaluate the current shoreline erosion issue at the county owned Wright’s Creek park site and develop […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    A new beach improvement and shoreline stabilization project for Waikīkī Beach has been successfully completed, the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources said in their latest announcement.  “The effort between the DLNR Office of Conservation and Coastal Lands (OCCL) and the Waikīkī Beach Special Improvement District demonstrates a successful public-private partnership with the district […]

  • 8 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Long-term coastal management works to address erosion along Quinns Beach will continue in the coming financial year, reports the City of Wanneroo, Western Australia. As outlined in the city’s recently adopted 2019/20 budget, $2.1 million has been allocated for stage three works, which encompass the extension of groyne three, near the intersection of Camira Way […]

  • 6 December 2013

    Significant erosion at two farms near Taupo after downpours last week highlights the need for careful planning to help avoid soils being washed away, says Waikato Regional Council. The two “sizeable” incidents, which occurred in the Pueto Stream catchment and on a property near Aratiatia, were on pumice soils which can be particularly prone to […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A presentation on the assessment of coastal erosion, flooding, storm damage patterns and recommendations regarding shore protection alternatives for each section of the Scituate coast will be introduced in the following days. The public meeting regarding the matter will take place on June 7th at the Scituate High School, from 6 to 8 p.m., the Town of Scituate said in its latest announcement. “This […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Northern Beaches Council will host three information drop-in sessions about how to manage coastal erosion. This follows the devastating impact the June east coast low had across the Northern Beaches, in particular at Collaroy-Narrabeen. The draft Coastal Erosion Policy was tabled by Northern Beaches Council Administrator, Dick Persson, at the recent Council Meeting and looks at […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV, AGT and TechForce Innovations are drawing up a ‘smart’ plan for the protection of Bhola Island’s coastline saving lives and money. The aim of the consortium is to develop sustainable coastal protection solutions for Bhola Island, located at the mouth of the Meghna River, home to 1.7 million Bangladeshis. An innovative Erosion Early […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A study on the potential effects of coastal erosion and inundation from Cape Burney to Greys Beach will be presented at a community information session on 8 February 2017, reported today the City of Greater Geraldton. The city CEO Ken Diehm said that the Cape Burney to Greys Beach Inundation and Coastal Processes Study was […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) is currently accepting grant applications for beach erosion control projects and beach restoration projects. The deadline to submit applications for the fiscal year 2016/17 is Monday February 2, 2015. Beach erosion and restoration grants assist local government agencies by providing funding for projects that stop […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of South Australia’s Department for Environment and Water said in its latest release that immediate works to address erosion at Adelaide’s West Beach are continuing this week with new sand placement operations. Sand will be relocated from Semaphore South breakwater to West Beach to build up the area’s dunes to address the ongoing erosion. Coastal […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The vulnerability of coastal communities is gaining urgent attention in the face of climate change and devastating weather-related flooding and erosion. Clark University Professor of Economics Robert Johnston, director of the George Perkins Marsh Institute at Clark University, is leading vital research into the environmental and economic impacts of coastal hazards and adaptation along Northeast […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Proactive maintenance work will begin today on the southern side of Currimundi Lake to protect the roads, lifeguard tower, beach access and park area from erosion, reports Sunshine Coast Regional Council.  Commenting the latest news, Council Coastal Engineer, Georgia Keeshan, said that the work is in response to the significant erosion that occurred during Tropical […]

  • 16 April 2010

    PHU YEN — Hectares of fertile agriculture land are being lost into the Phu Yen Province’s Ba River due to erosion caused by illegal dredging of sand… [mappress] Source:vietnamnews,April 16,2010;

  • 30 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    MELBOURNE’S most popular beach destinations are disappearing and concerned locals blame dredging… Source: Herald Sun, November 30, 2009

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) 3rd District Engineering Office is set to construct three flood control projects in the Tuguegarao area, Cagayan. Representative Randolph S. Ting of the 3rd District said that the DPWH is on track to construct river embankment projects in Amulung, Solana and Tuao towns. He said that the […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, recently sent a letter to the United States Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, which oversees the U.S. Army Corps of Engineering, to enlist help with the severe erosion problems plaguing the City of New Buffalo and New Buffalo Township. Signing onto the letter additionally was U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg. […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Redland City Council, QLD, is inviting community members to provide input into Phase 6 of its Coastal Hazard Adaptation Strategy. A city-wide strategy for the protection of the city’s coastline, including islands and inland rivers and creeks; the project will assess the vulnerability of infrastructure, assets and property to coastal hazards, and recommend actions to […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    It is too easy to conclude that the closure of the Haringvliet inlet is the only factor explaining the erosion pits in the Old Meuse and Dordtse Kil rivers, said Kees Sloff, a river morphologist with Deltares, at the ‘Deltawater now and later’ conference. “It would have happened anyway, albeit slightly later. The bed of […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    A pattern of dramatic, widespread shoreline loss along Louisiana’s coast caused by the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill has been revealed by a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Researchers used NASA’s annual mapping to analyze shoreline loss across most of upper Barataria Bay, located […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Business development

    City of Newcastle’s (New South Wales) long-term plan to manage erosion along Stockton’s coastline has been certified by the State Government. This sees Newcastle become the first in NSW to have a coastal management program (CMP) confirmed under the Government’s new coastal management framework. With the CMP included in the NSW Government Gazette published Friday, […]

  • 4 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sunset Beach carpark is being eroded by sea level rise and natural beach processes and the Waikato District Council and the community are looking at options for the long term relocation of community assets. A Council-led focus group has been working with the wider community in Port Waikato to identify solutions and GHD consultants have been […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Douglas Shire Council is replenishing Newell Beach with up to 5000 cubic metres of sand to help mitigate erosion issues. The beach replenishment is utilising sand dredged from the Daintree River ferry channel to help restore up to 300 metres of Newell Beach shoreline from Rankin St north with a protective sand barrier up to […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    America’s WETLAND Foundation has announced that the Summit on the National Significance of Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan will take place in February 2017. The summit follows two leadership forums convened in October 2016 and will be a highly-focused meeting to take stock of goals set in motion 15 years ago. The program will focus on reviewing […]