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  • 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 […]

  • 20 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will hold a public meeting on Thursday, September 24, to receive community input on the scope and priorities of a $230 million flooding resiliency project for Hoboken, Weehawken and Jersey City. “The Christie Administration is committed to using a comprehensive resiliency strategy to protect lives and property from the […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    In a new study published in Nature Climate Change, international researchers led by Dr. Philip Ward of the Institute for Environmental Studies at the VU University Amsterdam, review how global flood risk models are being used in practice to reduce flood impacts around the world. Deltares expert global & regional flood risk modelling and analysis, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work on flood defenses for Almondbank will get underway later this month following the awarding of the contract to deliver the second phase of a flood mitigation scheme for the Perthshire village. The contract, valued at £14 million, has been awarded to Balfour Beatty under Scape Group’s Civil Engineering and Infrastructure Framework. Almondbank has experienced […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency’s £30 million project to improve Burton flood defenses are right on schedule, informs the EA. The improved defenses, due to be complete in March 2021, will better protect the people of Burton from the risk of flooding. A spokesperson for the Environment Agency said: “We’re proud to be delivering better flood protection […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Minister of State at The Office of Public Works & Flood Relief, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, two days ago visited Shannon town, in western Ireland, and the adjacent flood defense embankments fronting the Shannon estuary to announce plans to upgrade those defenses and to construct new defenses for Shannon town. This will be a joint project between […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    New research undertaken on behalf of the Environment Agency by scientists at HR Wallingford has been recognized by the Institution of Civil Engineers, with the award of the Bill Curtin Medal for Research and Innovation at the ICE Publishing Awards ceremony, held at One Great George Street in London on Monday, 8 October 2018. The […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency continues its work on the Leigh expansion and Hildenborough embankments scheme with the design and appraisal work being carried out at the moment, reports the EA. According to the release, meetings have taken place with local landowners and professional partners to discuss and develop the scheme designs, and over the spring and […]

  • 12 October 2012

    The Victorian Coalition Government has today announced a $5 million program to restore flood damaged catchments and improve environmental conditions for tourism businesses and irrigators in flood affected areas. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional and Rural Development Peter Ryan said the 2012 Flood Support Program would provide further assistance for regions impacted by severe […]