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  • 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 […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    A £20 million project delivering flood defenses to better protect hundreds of businesses in Sheffield’s Lower Don Valley will be unveiled on Thursday (25 January), reports the City Council. The events of the 2007 and 2012 floods, which caused millions of pounds of damage to property, led to the development of the project. The area […]

  • 4 December 2012

    Floodrisk 2012, the second European Conference on flood risk management that was held from 20 November to 22 November in Rotterdam, attracted over 500 participants from 40 different countries. Not only European countries were represented; participants also came from Africa, the United States and the Far East. Floodrisk 2012 was organised by Deltares, HR Wallingford […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work to repair flood defenses in a Northumberland town, which were damaged during the winter floods, is due to start next week, according to the Environment Agency. Repair work at Haydon Bridge will be carried out by the Environment Agency in two phases and will permanently repair flood defenses. The work, which is expected to be […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency held 9 public drop-in events on the River Thames Scheme throughout August and September 2015. The River Thames Scheme is a proposed program of projects and investment to reduce flood risk in communities near Heathrow, including: Datchet, Wraysbury, Egham, Staines, Chertsey, Shepperton, Weybridge, Sunbury, Molesey, Thames Ditton, Kingston and Teddington. The River […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency, Devon County Council and Exeter City Council are working together to design and build a scheme which will reduce flood risk to the city of Exeter. Exeter has a long history of flooding, going back as far as the 13th century. The current flood defenses were built in the 1960s and 70s […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency submitted a planning application to Exeter City Council last month for the next phase of the Exeter flood defense scheme. Phase 2 of the scheme includes intermittent defenses on both sides of the River Exe, from Cowley Bridge in the north to Countess Wear, Bridge Road in the south. The scheme will reduce […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has carried out 16,000 inspections and identified around 660 flood defenses needing repair work in the wake of record-breaking wet weather in December. The ongoing work to assess and repair flood damage following Storm Desmond and Storm Eva will be outlined at an open Board meeting today, chaired by Acting Chairman Emma […]

  • 6 December 2012

    Hartland Council is planning to hold a meeting to discuss how to prevent flooding from happening again, reports Cbc.ca. The Council will discuss different options, like dredging, levee construction, to prevent flood damage in the future. The city council wants to initiate a conversation with the provincial government which announced an $8-million plan to relocate […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, is responding to a request for assistance from the Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe to help with the tribe’s ongoing efforts to repair a flood risk reduction berm near Tokeland, Washington. Both a direct assistance team and equipment arrived yesterday and they will be conducting 24-hour operations working […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency in the South West has announced it is making good progress inspecting and repairing flood defences damaged during the winter storms and floods. More than 100 flood defence structures including river banks, pumping stations, sluices, gates and beach defences were damaged earlier this year in Somerset and Dorset after some of the […]

  • 18 December 2013

    The Warrington Mayor and local school children planted a tree today to mark the completion of the first phase of construction on one of the UK’s biggest flood defence schemes. The 1.5 km stretch of flood walls and embankments along Knutsford Rd have already proved their worth by protecting around 1,500 local homes and businesses […]

  • 24 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Maryland Department of Transportation Port Administration (MDOT MPA) will receive $10 million in federal funds to protect Port of Baltimore’s Dundalk Marine Terminal against severe weather events. The funds from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s BUILD grant program will assist MDOT MPA’s $36.7 million Resiliency and Flood Mitigation Improvements project. “The Port of Baltimore […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A plan to implement enhanced flood risk reduction features around West Sacramento’s perimeter was revealed yesterday as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District released its draft general re-evaluation report and draft environmental impact statement for the West Sacramento project for public review. The proposed project would implement a variety of flood risk management […]

  • 15 April 2014

    The Environment Agency’s Board has visited Lincolnshire to see the work taking place to reduce flood risk in the county. Chairman Lord Chris Smith was joined by Environment Agency board members and executive directors during the visit which included a visit to the Lincolnshire coast and to the towns of Horncastle and Boston and other […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Texas Representative Lizzie Fletcher talked with concerned citizens last week regarding flooding issues within her congressional district. The meeting was held April 25 at Memorial Drive United Methodist Church in Houston, the Galveston District of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said in its latest releaes. Within Representative Fletcher’s 7th Congressional District, USACE Galveston District is […]

  • 18 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Mouse River Flood Protection Plan received a major boost April 16 when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chief of Engineers signed the Chief’s Report, endorsing the Corps’ Final Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment on this project. Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, 54th Chief of Engineers and Commanding General for the Corps of Engineers, signed […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Perth & Kinross Council said in their latest announcement that communities along the banks of the River Almond will be given greater protection from flooding following the opening of a £25 million protection program. The completed scheme, which is the result of partnership working between the Council and its contractors Balfour Beatty, consists of a […]

  • 21 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has been selected, together with its partners, to explore and develop innovative ideas into bankable projects on how Khulna, Bangladesh, can become a water inclusive city as part of the Water as Leverage call for action. Khulna, the third largest city in Bangladesh, is part of the Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta, the largest delta in […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Guayaquil, a city situated on the Guayas River and the most important port in Ecuador, has often suffered flooding due to its location and urban growth. With a tidal range of 3.5 meters and severe squalls, water management of the city is one of the authorities’ biggest worries. Sedimentation in the Guayas River is considered […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Seán Canney, T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief has outlined the range of measures being taken to address flood risk on the River Shannon. Speaking yesterday at the Environ 2017 Conference, the minister said, “The Shannon Flood Risk State Agency Co-ordination Working Group met on […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A £7 million scheme to manage flood risk for 438 properties in Lancashire was officially opened yesterday, July 6, 2017. The Croston Flood Risk Management Scheme, developed by the Environment Agency in partnership with Chorley Council, Lancashire County Council and United Utilities, and in collaboration with the Lower Yarrow Flood Action Group, will benefit residents […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just reported that good progress is being made on the Totnes Flood Protection Scheme. According to the report, more than 350 meters of wall raising has already been carried out in the Broadmarsh Industrial Estate. The Environment Agency forecasts these works will be completed by the end of July 2017. Work […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A £1 million flood prevention scheme in Axminster has been completed, the Devon County Council said in their latest release. The council’s scheme in Willhay Lane, which has widened and realigned the Millbrook culvert to improve its capacity and flow of water, now provides vital protection to over 160 homes. Councillor Roger Croad, Devon County […]

  • 7 February 2011

    The Indonesia-Netherlands bilateral relations have been running since 1986, and increasingly intensified with the sister city cooperation… (beritajakarta) [mappress] Source: beritajakarta, February 7, 2011

  • 6 July 2010

    In order to deal with flood problems, capital city government has set up short-and long-term targets. As the short term target, the city … [mappress] Source: beritajakarta, July 7, 2010;