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  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Work started yesterday on a £500,000 scheme to improve the flood bank at Slippery Gowt on the Boston Haven. The flood defense was breached when high tides combined with a tidal surge on 5 December 2013 to produce the highest water levels ever recorded in the Haven, flooding the landfill site and commercial properties on […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mundubbera’s flood resilience will be greatly improved with an earthen flood levee to be built through the Newman Government’s record investment in flood and disaster mitigation projects to protect Queensland communities. Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said the 2013 floods were the largest on record for the North Burnett. “The floods […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is inviting people to a drop in session to hear the latest updates on the work to build a new flood defense scheme in Dolgellau. Since work began on the scheme in late September, the project has passed its first major milestone with the removal of the Aran Weir. Work is now underway […]

  • 18 September 2013

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration has warned that all districts of the capital will be hit by heavy rainstorms during September 19 and 20 which may cause widespread flooding. Deputy Bangkok governor Sanya Cheenimitr said dredging works have been carried out in major canals and sewers, and water pumps have been installed in preparation for the […]

  • 19 June 2012

    Bangchak Petroleum Public Company Limited has poured hundreds of millions of baht into the construction of a flood defense dyke in light of the 5 billion-baht damage to its solar cell business caused by last year’s flood. During a seminar focusing on Thailand’s pulling through natural disasters, including flood, earthquake and drought, Bangchak President Anusorn […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Categories for the Project Excellence Awards at the Environment Agency convened Flood & Coast 2018 conference have recently been announced at the floodandcoast.com. Project Teams, partnerships and all people from across the flood and coastal risk management sectors are invited to nominate their project to be considered for one of the EA’s Awards. Submissions need […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has just announced that people living and working in Cardiff are invited to a drop in event to find out more about the latest plans to reduce the risk of flooding to more than 400 properties in Roath. NRW has also appointed the contractor Dawnus to carry out the flood scheme […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will provide more than $19 million for critical repairs and upgrade of the City of Paducah flood protection system, reports U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell. At a news conference held two days ago at the Carson Center in Paducah, Senator McConnell announced significant federal funding for the rehabilitation of the city’s […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    North Ayrshire Council is to hold two separate sessions in the following days to explain the blueprint for the Millport Coastal Flood Protection Scheme. The sessions will include special workshops which will allow people to view the different proposals and give their feedback on the designs. Councillor Jim Montgomerie, Cabinet member for Place, said: “I’m sure […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bundaberg Regional Council Mayor, Jack Dempsey, said that the Council was looking forward to receiving a briefing from Member for Bundaberg, Leanne Donaldson, regarding future proposals to progress the government’s stated 10 year flood action plan for Bundaberg. Dempsey said that a Council briefing with Ms Donaldson was scheduled for Wednesday although the community consultations started […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mackley recently took part at the Flood Expo event, the world’s leading flood exhibition and conference. The two-day event, staged on 12-13 October at London Excel, gathered high-profile speakers that presented latest solutions to widespread flooding problems. It also featured an extensive seminar and workshop schedule designed to help highlight new, cost-effective ways to prevent […]

  • 1 June 2010

    To anticipate flood in Jelambar, Grogolpetamburan, West Jakarta plans to build a five-hectare reservoir in Jelambar in 2011. The reservoir is projected to overcome flood in Jelambar area, such as Jelambarbaru and Wijayakusuma Urban Villages, two densely populated areas vulnerable to being submerged. “We have budgeted the project of reservoir in Jelambar,” said Heryanto, Head […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Mackley has completed a project to fill a 28-meter gap in the flood defenses in the West Sussex town of Littlehampton – in turn reducing the flood risk for 2,000 homes. Working as part of Team Van Oord and on behalf of the Environment Agency, the £680k, 20-week project included organizing the planning application and […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Heavy rains in the state of Veracruz, Mexico between September and October of 2010 led to the overflow of the Jamapa and Cotaxtla rivers. This caused flooding and major damage in the surrounding urban areas, particularly in the municipalities of Medellin and Boca del Rio, south of the city of Veracruz, in the Gulf of […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency held a public drop-in session on November 8th to explain to the community of Calstock how potential works could reduce flood risk to local homes and businesses, and benefit the environment. The EA is proposing to move the current embankment, which is in poor condition and needs replacing, back from the river, allowing […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Representative Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) has announced that the United States Coast Guard is working actively to assist in flood relief efforts in Vermillion River, the Port of Huron, and the Rocky River. This intervention is the result of collaboration between Representative Kaptur and local officials in Vermilion, Huron, and Rocky River with Coast Guard and […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Officials of the coastal town of Kiamba in Sarangani are set to declare the entire area under the state of calamity following the flash floods on Monday afternoon that affected around 560 families in six barangays. According to initial assessment findings, the floods mainly affected portions of Barangays Katubao, Lumuyon, Nalus, Badtasan, Datu Dani and […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    A £540,000 flood improvement scheme for Braunton in North Devon will be put before Devon County Council’s Cabinet on Wednesday, November 9. Braunton is one of the County Council’s highest priorities for reducing the risk of flooding. The main aim of the scheme will be to reduce the risk of flooding to properties in Caen […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Five experts from the ‘Dutch Risk Reduction Team’, which includes Deltares, are visiting the Philippines right now. They are looking at what is needed to make the country more resilient so it can cope with the forces of nature in the future. The island country is working hard on reconstruction work after the devastation inflicted […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Kevin Moran T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief, visited Lifford Town of County Donegal, Ireland, today to meet with local councilors and other groups to discuss ongoing plans to deal with various flooding issues. During the visit, the Minister outlined the plans currently underway by […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A delivery plan to make Wales more resilient to coastal flooding has been officially launched by Natural Resources Wales (NRW). Since the devastating storms that hit communities along the coast of Wales 12 months ago the priority has been to repair and restore defenses damaged in the storms. The delivery plan issued yesterday outlines how the 47 […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is holding a public exhibition in Starcross on 16 October 2015 to provide people with further information about the Starcross and Cockwood tidal defense scheme. The scheme is estimated to reduce flood risk to over 600 properties. It was accelerated as part of the March 2015 Budget announcement regarding England’s 6-year flood defense program. […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kerang will be better protected from any future floods thanks to a $1.7 million upgrade to the town’s levee system. At an official opening today, Minister for Water Peter Walsh said a permanent levee had been constructed around the entire town perimeter. “The improved levee bank will protect the town of Kerang from flooding, as […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed a loan agreement with the Government of the Philippines, to provide a Japanese ODA loan of up to 15.928 billion yen for the Cavite Industrial Area Flood Risk Management Project. The project will implement flood control measures such as a flood diversion channel and river improvements in […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) announced on Tuesday that P8.1 billion in funds have already been made available for flood-control and irrigation projects earlier approved by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board. The funds will be charged against overall savings generated by the national government from FYs 2011 and 2012. Of […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency will be holding a public drop-in event on Monday 11 August at the Durham Dales Centre in Castle Gardens from 3pm to 7pm, giving local people the chance to find out more about the River Wear flood defense project. The Environment Agency is proposing to raise some sections of its defenses on […]