Search results for: flood alleviation

5326 results

A list of search results

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    People living in Mytholmroyd are being consulted over which one of two finishes they would prefer for a flood defense wall being built in the Calderdale village. The Environment Agency announced today that Mytholmroyd residents can vote on which wall finish they would prefer as part of the new £30m flood alleviation scheme in their village. […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VolkerWessels has achieved a good result in 2014: Operating profit (EBITDA) grew by €37 million to €228 million, with fractionally lower operating revenue, net profit rose to €121 million, an increase of €31 million compared to 2013. Multi-year contracts, mainly in management and maintenance, create a stable foundation for the companies’ future. The liquidity position is […]

  • 30 July 2013

      The Cockermouth Flood Alleviation Scheme, which has been constructed by VolkerStevin for the Environment Agency, was officially unveiled at a ceremony on Tuesday 11th June. Following the damaging effects of flooding in the area in 2009, the new flood defences will reduce the risk of future flooding to the area, helping to protect local […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty, an international infrastructure group, has been appointed as the civil contractor for an integrated team that will deliver the ten-year Thames Estuary Asset Management Program for CH2M Hill, on behalf of the Environment Agency, and anticipated to be worth up to £250 million to Balfour Beatty. The £300 million program is the largest […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IMS latest delivery to the Philippines, the company’s Model 5012 LP Versi-Dredge has been successfully operational since early 2014 in Marikina River. IMS commemorated the occasion by presenting a replica of the Model 5012 LP Versi-Dredge to Mayor Del R. De Guzman and his city engineers. The dredge was purchased as part of the city […]

  • 29 April 2013

    VolkerStevin, in conjunction with Carillion, Halcrow and Glasgow City Council, has received two highly commended awards for the White Cart Water Flood Prevention Project at the CEEQUAL Outstanding Achievement Awards. The project was highly commended in the categories of ‘Relations with the Local Community and other Stakeholders’, and ‘Ecology and Biodiversity’. The White Cart Water […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency, in partnership with Lewes District Council, is working on the Newhaven flood alleviation scheme, designed to provide a 1-in-200-year standard of protection. Following completion of the work on the west bank of the River Ouse, the EA is now shifting focus on the east bank. Area 1: A26 to Energy Recovery Facility, currently under […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Team Van Oord has just released an interesting overview of the business year 2016. Explaining the year as “a busy, productive and exciting one“, the company rounded up 2016 with some of the key highlights and achievements, putting them all in one story named “2016 – a year in pictures and words“. January January saw Team […]

  • 13 February 2014

    As the Environment Agency continues to take action around the clock to reduce flood risk across the South East, communities are being warned to expect more flooding as further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next few days across the region. With more widespread heavy rain expected across the South East throughout the rest of […]

  • 19 January 2011

    Approximately $20 million dollars will be needed by the Western Division to try and alleviate floods. Commissioner Western, Colonel Joeli… (fijitimes) [mappress] Source: fijitimes, January 19, 2011;

  • 2 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV’s experts will discuss the successes of the Moray and Littlehaven flood risk alleviation schemes at a conference in Scotland this week (3 and 4 February 2015). Royal HaskoningDHV’s Associate Director Barbara Hellett will co-deliver a presentation on the Moray Flood Schemes, together with Dave Gowans, consultancy manager with project partner the Moray Council. […]

  • 24 February 2011

    An advisory group set up by Governor Chris Christie has released a comprehensive action plan that could help alleviate massive flooding … BY MICHAEL LAMENDOLA (northjersey) [mappress] Source: northjersey, February 24, 2011;

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Kwara State House of Assembly has called on members of the National Assembly from the state to push for the River Niger dredging project, the Abuja based Daily Trust informs. This action is part of the resolutions of the House, following a motion moved by a member representing Patigi Constituency, Ahmed AbdulKadir. The deputy […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Pat Quinn has announced investments for stormwater control projects in Blue Island from his Illinois Jobs Now! capital construction program. The announcement is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to protect the environment by modernizing Illinois’ water infrastructure, create jobs and drive Illinois’ economy forward. “It’s important that all of Illinois’ communities are protected from […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Borough of Spotswood, New Jersey, is set to receive a $2.5 million grant, administered through the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), for the Devoe Lake restoration project. Commenting the latest announcement, Senator Linda R. Greenstein said: “This is a significant investment by the DEP in Devoe Lake. The Borough of Spotswood has sought funding for […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Highland Council has invited the Dingwall and Blairninich residents to attend a public exhibition highlighting proposals for flood prevention measures along the River Peffery. The council is currently developing a Flood Protection Study (FPS) for the river to identify solutions that will alleviate the risk of flooding to locations in Blairninich and Dingwall. The […]

  • 9 July 2013

    A public meeting will be held in Ingham to discuss the removal of more sand from the Herbert River to reduce the severity of future flood events. Minister for Natural Resources and Mines and Hinchinbrook MP, Andrew Cripps, said the community meeting, to be hosted by the Queensland Government, would give interested parties information about […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Authorities in Chiang Mai Province have inspected the banks of the Ping River to talk with trespassers and have them move out before the start of river dredging to alleviate flooding problems along the river.  The board will take about three months to observe the flow and characteristics of the river and talk with people […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Army Corps of Engineers and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection are currently evaluating several flood risk management alternatives for the Rahway River Basin, and will be sharing preliminary findings to be shared with area residents at two public information sessions to be held the evenings of May 28 and 29 in Cranford […]

  • 18 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Highland Council has invited people in Thurso to attend a public exhibition highlighting proposals for flood prevention measures along the River Thurso. The council is currently developing a Flood Protection Study (FPS) for the river to identify solutions that will alleviate the risk of flooding. An exhibition on Tuesday, 22 January, from 2pm – […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of the Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has recently kicked off work on a major flood control system which is seen to alleviate the problem of overflowing and erosion along Subang Daku River in Southern Leyte. DPWH Region 8 Director Edgar Tabacon said that the project development along the largest […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) targets to reduce the damage brought by perennial flooding in southern Pampanga through the implementation of the Integrated Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation (IDRR-CCA) Measures in Low Lying Areas of Pampanga Bay Project. A total of eight deteriorated sluice gates are set to be repaired and […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Aquino government, through the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), introduced a plan to hire a private company to dredge the rivers in Subic, Zambales in an attempt to alleviate the worsening flood situation. Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte assured during the regular press briefing in Malacanang that the DPWH is now addressing […]

  • 19 August 2010

    The burden of dealing with frequent flooding in the Rewa Delta is expected to be a thing of the past now that the Primary Industries Ministry has launched the Rewa River dredging works… (fijitimes) [mappress] Source: fijitimes, August 19, 2010;

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Patawalonga dredging program will commence later this year and will last about six months, according to abc.net.au. This sediment removal work, worth $5.7 million, would help alleviate any flood risk for residents in the Glenelg area, stated Water Minister Ian Hunter. A decade ago when a weir gate failed to open overnight, there was […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Charles B. Rangel, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, State Senator José M. Serrano and Assemblyman Robert Rodriguez have called on the USACE to include coastal protection projects along the waterfront communities of East Harlem. After Schumer and Rangel’s push in Congress, the recently passed FY16 Appropriations bill included federal funding […]