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  • 16 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Chris Christie marked yesterday a milestone in the Administration’s efforts to make the state more storm-resilient by dedicating the completion of the Bound Brook phase of the Green Brook Flood Risk Management Project. A $143 million system of levees, floodwalls, floodgates and pumping stations will help protect Bound Brook, long one of the most […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dorset County Council has approved a budget of £3m over 5 years, as a partnership funding contribution, for the West Bay Flood Protection Project. This is towards an overall scheme cost of approximately £7m, the council said. Working in collaboration with the Environment Agency, the project aims to deliver an improved standard of flood […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Great Lakes Environmental & Infrastructure Solutions (GLEIS) is about to begin a routine sediment removal operations in three Novato creeks. The dredging, part of a routine schedule to prevent flooding during the rainy season, will start July 25 and should continue through the end of October, according to the Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation District. Accumulated […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, is inviting public comments regarding the scope of the Corps’ proposal to assist Garden City, Idaho in conducting an Integrated Feasibility Study and Environmental Assessment to evaluate alternatives and recommend a plan to reduce the City’s risk from floodwaters from the Boise River. Garden City has […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mackay residents and property will be better protected from devastating future floods with the Newman Government announcing funding to help extend the North Mackay levees. Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said in Mackay today that $342,125 would help Mackay Regional Council upgrade the levee system to provide Q100 flood level protection. “We’re carrying […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration yesterday announced that Stone Harbor has been awarded a $2.7 million from the Department of Environmental Protection’s Flood Hazard Risk Reduction and Resiliency Grant Program. The funding will be used to protect businesses and homes in the downtown area between 88th and 99th streets, Stone Harbor, NJ. The Borough of Stone Harbor will […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) attended the Isle of Wight Council’s public consultation event on the draft ‘West Wight Coastal Flood and Erosion Risk Management Strategy’ on 24th May at the New Holmwood Hotel in Cowes. The IW Council and the Environment Agency have developed a Coastal Flood and Erosion Risk Management Strategy, which has now […]

  • 18 July 2012

    The state-appointed Water and Flood Management Committee has assured that the selection process for a private firm to take part in the water management and flood prevention projects has been and will be transparent. Science Minister and Water and Flood Management Committee (WFMC) chair Plodprasop Suraswadi said on Tuesday that at least 185 companies have […]

  • 7 July 2011

    A day after a flood alert was sounded in Bihar, memories of the devastating ‘Kosi’ flood of 2008 is haunting lakhs of people in the Kosi … (rediff) [mappress] Source: rediff, July 7, 2011;

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The bill for Fiscal Year 2016, which is on track to be passed by Congress later this week, will help communities in North Dakota build permanent flood protection projects. The bill includes funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s proposed budget for construction, and authorizes new studies and construction activity that will help to advance […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District is providing $700,000 in cost-share funds to the City of Palm Coast for a project to rebuild aging flood control structures. The project will help protect residents and property in a 1,739-acre area of the city. “This project demonstrates how the St. Johns River Water Management District and […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined Wednesday Senator John Gordner, Representative David Millard, and other elected officials to announce the approval of funding to support a comprehensive flood protection project for the town of Bloomsburg. This announcement comes after years of the administration working with the community to secure […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Adur Tidal Walls Scheme that will significantly reduce flood risk to over 2,300 properties in Shoreham-by-Sea and Lancing has taken a step towards completion, reports the Environment Agency. Work at Reach E3 of the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls Scheme is now complete, and the northern section of the Downs Links and Lower Beach Road re-opened […]

  • 26 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    International scientists have developed a computer simulation tool to predict short-term flood hazards on coral-reef-lined coasts and to assess longer-term impacts from climate change. The tool is called Bayesian Estimator of Wave Attack in Reef Environments for predicting flooding (BEWARE) and can be used to understand the flood risks for low lying ocean islands that […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency will hold a public drop-in on Thursday, 21 January, from 2pm to 6pm at Aldeburgh Parish Church Hall, to discuss upcoming flood defense improvement work in Slaughden. “Maintaining the flood defense at Slaughden is important for the whole estuary,” said David Kemp, Coastal Team Leader at the Environment Agency. “Rock toe protection will […]

  • 31 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is holding a public drop-in on Saturday, April 16th 2016, to provide more information about how they plan to reduce flood risk by upgrading defenses in Totnes. By using the existing flood defenses the Environment Agency aims to carry out the improvements in a cost effective way which minimizes disruption in the town […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority (SFCJPA) is hosting a number of public meetings, including one in Menlo Park today at 6:30 pm, at the Laurel School Upper Campus. At this meeting, the SFCJPA plans to present initial planing of the scope of potential capital improvements along the Creek west of Highway 101. This will […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 April 2013

    The local government of Marikina is inviting its residents to join its fun run to strengthen the city’s campaign against flooding. The fun run, entitled “Del Run (Save the Marikina Watershed),” is set to take place on April 28, 5 a.m. at the Marikina Sports Park. Categories include a five, 10 and 21 kilometer run. […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Cairns will be better protected from devastating future floods, with the Newman Government announcing funding to build a Moody Creek catchment levee and detention basin. Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said the $500,000 grant would help Cairns Regional Council to build the levee and detention basin on Ramsay Drive to catch […]

  • 13 March 2012

    The National Water Resources and Flood Policy Committee has ordered a speedy establishment of a catchment area capable of holding 5 billion cubic meters of water, as well as measures to financially compensate local residents in the area. Following the first meeting of the National Water Resources and Flood Policy Committee, which was chaired by […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Minot will next week host a public meeting on the Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Project draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement. The meeting, organized by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District and the Souris River Joint Water Resource Board (SRJB), will be held December 15 in room 201 at the Minot […]

  • 10 November 2010

    Once a bustling, happy village district, Pak Thong Chai is now semi-deserted and subdued after the flash flood tore through the town three… (bangkokpost) [mappress] Source: bangkokpost, November 10, 2010;

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Mackley has completed works the Coldharbour Flood Wall Remediation and Foreshore Protection project on the River Thames, the Isle of Dogs. The 11-week project is one of several being carried out by the Thames Estuary Asset Management 2100 program (TEAM2100). The TEAM2100 program involves looking after all the flood defense assets along the tidal Thames, […]

  • 7 November 2011

    The promise that the 20 districts in Bangkok which remain dry would not flood was now hardly credible, according to a lecturer from King Mon… (nationmultimedia) [mappress] Source: nationmultimedia, November 7, 2011

  • 23 August 2012

    After a devastating rainstorm killed 79 people last month, Beijing will step up flood-control efforts by dredging river channels and reinforcing dikes and reservoirs. According to CRJ English, the workers will have cleared sludge and other waste that was washed into rivers by the July 21 rainstorm. Cheng Jing, the head of the Beijing Water […]