Search results for: estuary management

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  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Over the past few years, Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) has gained a greater understanding of sediment movement in the estuary through studies and monitoring. According to the CHC, this work will inform a potential new and innovative approach to maintenance dredging in the estuary, which will be discussed and developed with local stakeholders. The possible […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    At the beginning of May, Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) hosted a forum meeting for dredging stakeholders at which a presentation was delivered on the basic hydrodynamics and evolution of the Medina Estuary. CHC reported today that a review of sediment management monitoring reports was presented, and discussion was held on the development of a stakeholder […]

  • 18 September 2013

    The Environment Agency is today launching the bidding to manage tidal flood risk in London and the Thames Estuary in what is the UK’s largest flood risk management contract. Suppliers from all over Europe are invited to bid for the Thames Estuary Phase 1 programme, which includes projects to maintain, refurbish, and replace Thames tidal […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The 2018 Severn Estuary Forum, under the name “Making the Most of Our Estuary’s Resources”, is set to take place on Tuesday, 9th October, 2018, at the Riverfront Theatre and Arts Center in Newport, located on the west bank of the River Usk on the Bristol Packet Wharf in the city center. The forum will discuss the latest research […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency continues with the development of the Medway Estuary and Swale flood and coastal erosion risk management strategy. The main aim of the strategy is to determine the best economic, environmental and technically appropriate approach to managing flood and coastal erosion risk within the area. In its latest update on the project, the EA […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Environment Agency’s 100-year strategy for flood protection in Swale and Medway Estuary area is available online now for public scrutiny and comment. The online public consultation opened, 6 November 2017, allowing people to view the Environment Agency’s plans on how best to best protect people, properties, wildlife habitats and agricultural land from flooding and coastal erosion in the […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The trailing suction hopper dredger Mahury has arrived at Dawlish Warren to begin works on the Beach Management Scheme. According to Teignbridge District Council, the Mahury arrived on the site and started with the recharge of the beach on Thursday, June 1. “Works have started between groyne 6 and 7 and will be working towards groyne […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging – an essential part of sustainable harbor management – is necessary for maintaining navigable channels, including access to ferry terminals, shipyards, businesses, marinas and other mooring facilities. Both maintenance and capital dredging operations have the potential to impact on the marine environment and Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) is constantly working with harbor users and […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work is underway to determine the best way to manage the risk of tidal flooding at Starcross and Cockwood on the Exe Estuary in Devon. The scheme is being accelerated as part of the March 2015 Budget announcement regarding the 6-year flood defense program. The coastal villages of Starcross and Cockwood lie on the west […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE is preparing a Draft Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for Long Island Sound and will hold public hearings August 24 – 27 in Connecticut and New York to provide an overview of the reports and receive public comments. The DMMP was requested by the Governors of […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty, an international infrastructure group, has been appointed as the civil contractor for an integrated team that will deliver the ten-year Thames Estuary Asset Management Program for CH2M Hill, on behalf of the Environment Agency, and anticipated to be worth up to £250 million to Balfour Beatty. The £300 million program is the largest […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has agreed the largest single flood risk management contract, a £300 million programme that will reduce flood risk in London and the Thames estuary. The £300 million Thames Estuary Asset Management Programme will deliver the first 10 years of capital investment in flood risk management schemes as recommended by the Thames Estuary 2100 […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    UK’s biggest ever coastal realignment scheme at Steart, a joint project between WWT and Environment Agency, has been completed. The construction of Steart Marshes means the Environment Agency can continue its maintenance of flood risk schemes elsewhere in the Severn Estuary that protect 100,000 homes and businesses. Rising sea levels are predicted to result in […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Significant challenges often require a team effort. Restoring the New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary is one of them. A group of professionals from the Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently joined 200+ scientists, engineers, academics and restoration professionals at a major symposium in Manhattan discussing progress restoring the NY-NJ Harbor Estuary and initiatives to […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last week, Congressman Tim Bishop led a bipartisan effort to safeguard funding for the National Estuary Program (NEP). He and Congressman Frank LoBiondo were the authors of a letter to the House Appropriations Committee that asked for equal funding for all 28 programs funded by the NEP. Estuaries have been shown to be some of […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is accepting statements of interest from organizations interested in hosting the New York-New Jersey Harbor & Estuary Program (June 26, 2013, New York City). The Harbor & Estuary Program, which has worked to protect and restore waterways throughout the New York-New Jersey Harbor for over 25 years, is currently located […]

  • 18 January 2013

    The Environment Agency is launching a public consultation on future plans for managing tidal flood risk and coastal erosion around the shores of the Exe Estuary on January 20, 2013. The draft Exe Estuary Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy takes into account predicted changes in sea level rise up to 2110, and sets […]

  • 21 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Summer has come and gone, but boaters are still making their way in and out of the Robbins Reef Yacht Club in New Jersey’s Newark Bay within the Port of New York/New Jersey. “We saw a significant increase in boating activity this summer and it’s continuing this fall and this is because our members are […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 2017 Western Australian Marine Science Institution Research Conference was a great success sharing the results of the institution’s dredging node, one of Australia’s largest and most successful single issue marine research programs, reports WAMSI. The conference showcased the science, findings, outcomes and products to managers, researchers, industry and government stakeholders. “The 2017 Research Conference was […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 25th NSW Coastal Conference 2016 will take place from 9-11 November in Novotel Pacific Bay Resort, Coffs Harbor, on the mid north coast of NSW. The conference will bring together over 220 delegates from around Australia who are interested in or working within the field of coastal and estuary management research, education and service provision and […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A consultation draft of the Research and information priorities for estuary management in southwest Western Australia report has been released by the WAMSI Estuaries Science Steering Group. The report presents a prioritization of the science and monitoring needs for southwest estuary management and has been prepared through consultation with estuary managers and researchers. The purpose […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Coastal restoration in southwest Louisiana and the importance of Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge in the process were the primary topics as the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, the Coastal Protection Restoration Authority, the Department of Natural Resources and the Chenier Plain Authority met August 4 at the refuge. Scooter Trosclair, program manager at Rockefeller Refuge, […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 24th New South Wales (NSW) Coastal Conference 2015 will take place from November 11-13, in Forster, NSW. The conference attracts over 220 delegates each year, who are interested in or working within the field of coastal and estuary management research, education, service provision and policy. The three day event, organized by the NSW Coastal Conference […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Deltares’ coastal morphodynamics expert, Alessio Giardino, was in Ecuador this month to train employees of INOCAR (the Oceanographic Institute of the Navy) on the use of the Delft3D software. The particular focus was on projects related to sediment management in the marine and coastal environment. The training consisted of several topics within Delft3D: hydrodynamics, waves, sediment […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Water, Water Science Branch and Busselton office together with Geocatch, recently hosted the National Estuaries Network Science Forum on Barrier Estuaries with special focus on the Vasse Wonnerup System (VWWS) – a wetland of international significance. Around 60 estuary managers, researchers and interested community members met in Busselton on May 20 to […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government will provide $1 million in funding to undertake work to improve boating safety, environmental and tourism outcomes at key waterways across the State, Minister for Natural Resources, Lands and Water Kevin Humphries and Minister for Roads and Freight Duncan Gay announced today. Mr Humphries said applications for funding under the third round […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Delta South MLA Vicki Huntington took to the Legislature’s Question Period last week, calling on the provincial government to coordinate a long-term dredging plan for the Lower Fraser River. “The economic output of the Lower Fraser River is equivalent in both tonnage, and jobs, to Canada’s St. Lawrence  Seaway,” Huntington said. “This economic engine is […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation’s leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms announced the accelerated growth of its national Contaminated Sediments Practice. The company has strengthened its offerings both through acquisition and the hire of a number of senior experts and mid-level technical staff in waste engineering, marine ecology, […]

  • 10 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The 21st NSW Coastal Conference will take place from 6-9 November 2012, in Kiama, NSW. The Conference has been held annually for the past 20 years and has grown to become one of the most successful coastal industry events held in Australia. The conference attracts between 250 – 300 delegates, who are interested in or […]