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  • 14 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of the public-safety funding announced in the 2016 provincial budget, the Province is committing $1.6 million in funding toward a flood mitigation project in the City of North Vancouver and the District of North Vancouver that will protect an important, business area and parkland. The $2.4-million project includes $334,666 from the City of […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Preparations are now underway to recommence work on the £88m Hawick Flood Protection Scheme, in line with the Scottish Government’s construction industry guidelines. Work immediately stopped on the Hawick Flood Protection Scheme on 23 March following the government announcement of a lockdown. During this period, Scottish Borders Council announced the appointment of McLaughlin and Harvey as […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The West Virginia House of Delegates last week introduced legislation to establish a State Flood Protection Planning Council and Joint Legislative Committee on Flooding. “This council and committee would work to create a comprehensive and coordinated statewide flood protection planning program to save lives and reduce or mitigate flood damage,” the West Virginia Legislature’s release stated. […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, continues its efforts to repair the 161-foot long embankment slide which occurred during the floods last year at the Lewisville Lake Dam. Bristol General Contractors, LLC, the slide repair contractor, has been on site since last month and is constructing haul roads on government property next to […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Progress has been made towards greater flood protection for the Royal Deeside town of Ballater, with the appointment of a firm to undertake a flood study of the community, Aberdeenshire Council just announced.  One of the most prominent victims of Storm Frank at the start of last year, Ballater was severely affected when the River Dee […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Work is set to resume on a £700,000 flood protection scheme that will help protect homes and businesses in Felinheli, Gwynedd Council reports.  The work had to be delayed due to the effects of COVID-19, but work will now resume this week. The Contractors, Anglesey firm OBR Construction, have implemented the required new working procedures […]

  • 2 June 2020

    Aberdeenshire Council said in their latest release that preparatory works on the Stonehaven Flood Protection Scheme will resume this week. Contractors McLaughlin and Harvey Ltd – who first began construction back in March last year – came off site in March following Scottish Government advice on construction sites in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Aberdeenshire […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Progress is being made towards greater flood protection for Ellon, Insch, Inverurie and Port Elphinstone, with the appointment of a consultant to undertake the flood studies, announced yesterday the Aberdeenshire Council. On May 12, 2016, Aberdeenshire Council’s Infrastructure Services Committee (ISC) approved the Local Flood Risk Management Plan for North East Local Plan District 2016 – […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Twenty million people in forty catchment areas worldwide that are better protected against water and have access to sufficient, clean water, is the goal of the new Blue Deal program that has been launched simultaneously in the Hague, the Netherlands, and at Dutch Pavilion of the World Water Forum in Brasil. As the Dutch water sector […]

  • 5 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Two flood alleviation schemes backed by West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Investment Committee, at their meeting Wednesday, 3 January, will help reduce the risk of flooding for hundreds of homes and businesses across Leeds City Region, and protect land for new development. The Natural Flood Management Program and Wyke Beck Valley Project will be developed with […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Federal flood control projects and navigation improvements in Mississippi will be funded by the State, according to U.S. Senator Thad Cochran. Senator Cochran yesterday reported that more than $400 million in disaster relief has been approved by Congress to address flood damage that occurred in the Lower Mississippi River Valley in the winter and spring of […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    A new community boat has arrived in Somerset to be kept on standby in case of any future flooding emergencies. This boat, complete with engine and trailer, has been funded by Somerset County Council with support from South Somerset District Council, and purchased through the Wheelyboat Trust. During the severe flooding of 2014, the village […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Cobourg will host a public information meeting for the Midtown Creek Flood Control Ponding Area and Kerr Street Extension to Division Street West to the railway spur, Class Environmental Assessment (EA). The town is conducting a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) study to assess the available measures for providing flood protection […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Around 4,800 properties are set to benefit from better flood protection and a brand new promenade, as works on Anchorsholme sea defense comes close to completion. The two and a half year construction program has seen a brand new 1km seawall replace the old crumbling structure. The previous flood defenses, which were originally constructed back […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Otago Regional Council has just announced that the flood mitigation works along the Water of Leith, between the Union Street Bridge and the Leith Street Footbridge, will start shortly. Being conducted as part of the Leith Flood Protection Scheme, this project will involve riverbank excavation and associated works. These works will take place between January and […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Waitara is more secure following the Taranaki Regional Council’s $3.4 million investment to increase the town’s flood protection. The three-year upgrade, finished on time and within budget, is designed to withstand the high and fast-moving flows of a one-in-100-year Waitara River flood, up from the old safeguard that only provided a one-in-30-year protection, according to […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Repairs are now underway on flood banks damaged by recent wet weather, with Environment Agency teams using specialist equipment to restore protection to homes, businesses and agricultural land in Lincolnshire. Work started over the weekend to fix the breach at the Barlings Eau using pontoons and amphibious diggers to access the riverbank. Meanwhile, repairs are […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The government is bringing forward more than £8 million of the six-year flood defense program announced in December to better protect more than 3,000 homes from flooding sooner than planned in the West Midlands. Four brand new schemes have been given the green light as part of the long-term investment program and work will start […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Chief of Engineers, has signed a Chief’s Report recommending to Congress a Coastal Storm Risk Management Project for Tidal sections of the Rahway River— representing completion of a key milestone, reports the Army Corps, New York District. The Chief’s Report will now undergo further review by the Assistant Secretary of […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The crews are dredging the Kaplan City’s Sledge Canal, with the main goal to remove build-up debris which caused floods in some parts of the city last year. The City of Kaplan is partnering with the Coule Dejean Drainage Board in an effort to get the water flowing again in the canal, according to KATC […]

  • 1 June 2020

    The Lagos State Government announced last week that the ongoing clearing and dredging of all drainage channels across the state will continue until September. During an inspection tour, the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr Tunji Bello, stated that the cleaning have been designed to ensure that water flows through all the drainage […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Federal Member for Farrer, Sussan Ley, yesterday joined with Griffith City Mayor, John Dal Broi, to inspect the site for $1.2 million in works to help protect the Yenda community from future major flooding events. Funded as part of a Commonwealth/NSW National Partnership Agreement on National Disaster Resilience, Griffith City will receive funding for two […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Representatives Carlos Curbelo and Seth Moulton yesterday introduced the bipartisan Flood Protection Act, legislation that would establish a cost-share program for infrastructure projects that divert, remove or store flood waters. It would also authorize funding to assist communities with enhancement of natural barriers, modernization and maintenance of current infrastructure, such as levees, elevated roads and […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has started work to repair flood defenses in Corbridge as part of their £3 million North East recovery program. Recovery work at Corbridge will be carried out by the Environment Agency and will permanently repair flood defenses. The project started on Monday, August 22, and will take place in three locations. At […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work starts today on a £22 million flood alleviation scheme for the East Riding and Hull, the East Riding of Yorkshire Council said in its latest release. The three-year scheme, costing £22 million, will be delivered in three phases. The first phase of the scheme will be undertaken by East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s contractor, […]