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  • 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;

  • 28 August 2012

    Bangkok Governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra said that the flood prevention work is underway. The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration’s anti-flood program includes dredging of the city’s canals and building of the floodwalls. According to coconutsbangkok.com, the governor said that the canals dredging in 18 flood prone districts was 97% done and is expected to be finished this month. […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Queensland Government will consider building two new dams and raising Wivenhoe Dam to better protect Brisbane and Ipswich families from major flood events. Water Supply Minister Mark McArdle today released the results of a wide-ranging prefeasibility study looking at potential options to improve the flood defenses of the two cities. “South-east Queensland will experience […]

  • 11 December 2014
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    In early 2014 the Somerset Levels and Moors experienced widespread flooding, particularly within the Parrett and Tone river catchments. The Environment Agency estimated there were more than 65 million cubic meters of floodwater covering an area of 65 square kilometers. Residents of Northmoor (Moorland, Chadmead and Fordgate) had to leave their homes at the height […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A delegation from the Dutch Government Agency Rijkswaterstaat, the Dutch Union of Water Boards and Deltares visited UK yesterday. This visit looked at ways of deploying Dutch expertise to combat the floods in England. The team of experts was appointed by Roeland Allewijn, the Rijkswaterstaat director of Flood Risk Management and Water Use. “We have […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The city of Schuyler, the Lower Platte North Natural Resources District, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, partnered on a project to reduce flood risks to the city of Schuyler, Nebraska. Schuyler, the county seat for Colfax County, is subject to flooding from three major sources of water – Shell Creek, Lost Creek […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, New York District, will be holding a public information session to provide a status update on the Port Monmouth Flood Control Project which will include briefing the current alignment, phases and features of the project with some visual aids. This meeting, which is being organized in partnership with the New Jersey Department of […]

  • 5 March 2015
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    After the 1953 and 1976 North Sea floods, a flood defense plan, called the Sigma Plan, was conceived to protect the Flemish part of the Scheldt estuary against future storm surges. The plan is governed by Waterwegen en Zeekanaal NV (W&Z), a Flemish government agency and since 2005 aims to combine flood defense with strengthening […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The final portion of diking designed to provide flood protection for Duncan and the Koksilah industrial and business complex area is now complete thanks to $4.1 million in funding from the federal and provincial governments and the Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD). The project provides five new diking sections that now complete the comprehensive flood […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Army Corps of Engineers teams are supporting local communities with assistance and are assessing flood protection measures in the Skagit and Nooksack River basins and on the Olympic Peninsula. The Corps’ Seattle District emergency operations center and reservoir control center remain in 24-hour-a-day operation to manage high inflows in the north cascades and Olympics. Tuesday […]

  • 2 March 2018
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    Understanding and predicting coastal flooding is a challenging and urgent problem in the presence of sea-level rise, a changing climate, and ever-growing coastal populations. Although this issue is global in scale, understanding and predicting flooding along tropical coral reef-lined shorelines presents unique challenges owing to the complexity of these shorelines which have been little studied […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed 96 structural and non-structural flood-mitigating projects for National Capital Region (NCR) and Regions 3 and 4A. DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson said that the completed projects are part of the Priority High-Impact Flood Control Projects for Metro Manila and its neighboring regions in the Flood […]

  • 14 April 2014
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    Proposals totalling more than £20m promising to help prevent significant flooding in the Levels and improve the county’s roads were unveiled by Somerset County Council today. At a news conference this morning, it was revealed that some of the biggest schemes could be started and finished this year – before further winter floods. The major […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Thailand will host Flood Control Asia 2013, Asia’s first Flood Control and Protection Technology Exhibition on 29 – 31 October 2013 at BITEC, Bangkok. Co-located with Asia Flood Conference 2013, this event would bring together professional flood protection companies and experts who will share ideas and showcase the latest technologies to tackle the persistent flood […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first phase of Exeter’s £30 million flood defense scheme has begun this week with works to deepen the Trew’s flood relief channel. When finished the new scheme will reduce flood risk to approximately 3,000 homes and businesses throughout the city. Phase one will include deepening the existing flood relief channel, lowering the spill weir […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Business & Finance

     The Environment Secretary, Michael Gove, was in Dawlish Warren last week to open the resort’s new flood defense scheme which could reduce flood risks to nearly 3,000 homes and businesses in the Exe estuary area. The £12 million coastal flood defense program at Dawlish is the result of a partnership between the Environment Agency […]

  • 5 February 2014
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    The Environment Agency is preparing for heavy rainfall across the South East over the next ten days and is encouraging communities to take action to prepare for the risk of flooding. Rivers across the South East, including the River Thames, are rising in response to the recent heavy rainfall that has been experienced across the […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has completed the construction of a new flood defence wall that will protect 125 properties in Chelmer Village, Essex. The wall is 780 metres in length, up to 1 metre above ground and has a depth of at least 8 metres underground. The scheme was a partnership between the Environment Agency and […]

  • 25 March 2014

    With more than 220 home, property, and business owners in Allen County potentially facing drastic increases in the price of their flood insurance, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown applauded passage of a new bipartisan that would protect Ohioans from huge increases for their flood insurance premiums. Brown fought to pass the bipartisan Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability […]

  • 3 July 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has been briefed by the National Water Resources and Flood Policy Committee on the progress in various flood prevention projects while assuring that the deadlines will be met. Prime Minister Yingluck said her recent meeting with the National Water Resources and Flood Policy Committee was for her to be reported on […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Four units of high-performance amphibious excavators, the EIK CAT320D SLRs have been busy lately working on a flood control in West Jakarta. The excavators are working on the dredging project that will restore depth of the West Flood Channel (KBB) in Tanah Abang. According to EIK, the mudflow in the KBB has overflown and was in need to […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The River Dargle Flood Defense Scheme was officially opened earlier this month by Mr Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief. This project was one of the key capital investment projects by Wicklow County Council […]

  • 11 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Since the release of the proposed 20 Year Plan last week, there has been a lot of discussion about the costings and cause of the floods that have devastated the Somerset Levels over the past 2 months. Flooding on the Levels Action Group (FLAG) insists that dredging will make a major difference to the flood […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The National Audit Office has published its 2014 report on flood defense spending. It welcomes improvements in the way the Environment Agency is prioritizing its spending, including on flood defense maintenance, and how it achieves value for money. However, the report claims the underlying spending on flood defenses has gone down. On NAO’s funding claims, […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency will start work next week on a £100,000 scheme to boost flood protection in Braunton. The North Devon village suffered serious flooding in December 2012 after torrential rain caused the River Caen to over-top flooding more than 60 local homes and businesses. The flooding occurred six months after the official opening of […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has outlined an extensive repair program worth around £10 million in Cumbria as it builds on 100 days of vital flood recovery work following record-breaking wet weather in December. More than 3,000 flood defenses have been inspected and around 100 repair projects identified across the county as part of the program of […]