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  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency continues its work on the Leigh expansion and Hildenborough embankments scheme with the design and appraisal work being carried out at the moment, reports the EA. According to the release, meetings have taken place with local landowners and professional partners to discuss and develop the scheme designs, and over the spring and […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Years of hard work and perseverance have paid off yesterday, as the City of Cedar Rapids received word they will get $117 million in Federal funding for its planned Flood Control System. Commenting the latest announcement, Jeff Pomeranz, Cedar Rapids City Manager, said: “The announcement of this federal funding award to Cedar Rapids marks a milestone […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, in partnership with the New Jersey DEP, has announced the extension of the review period for the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement for the Rahway River Flood Risk Management Study for an additional 15 days. A notice of availability for the DIFR and EIS was published in the December 9, […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the City of Randolph, will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at the City Auditorium. The purpose of the meeting is to provide an update on a flood risk management study and gather input on the draft feasibility report and integrated environmental assessment. […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has announced that the U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers’ (USACE) Civil Works Work Plan for FY 2015 included $600,000 for a feasibility study for the Susquehanna River Basin. This Upper Susquehanna River Basin Comprehensive Flood Risk Management Study will provide mitigation projects and long-term stability to a flood-affected region. The […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Otago Regional Council (ORC) has invited people interested in the future management of the Kakanui and Kauru rivers in North Otago to learn about the council’s recent research and proposals for dealing with key issues confronting the two rivers, and provide feedback. A public meeting is planned for Thursday 7 May from 7pm to […]

  • 18 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    A key stretch of the River Parrett in Somerset will not be dredged this year, it has been confirmed. The Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA), created in 2015 to coordinate flood prevention efforts following the disastrous flooding of 2012 and 2013/2014, had intended to carry out dredging on the river between Oath and Burrowbridge this autumn. But […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Deltares experts gave a workshop last week to analyze cascade effects on critical infrastructure in South Florida, caused by natural hazards such as floods. The workshop was organized together with the Broward County and South Florida Water management District and was part of a NOAA climate change project. The goal of this project is to […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following public consultation with residents, North Lincolnshire Council is ready to press ahead with a £13.3m flood defense scheme to protect towns and villages on both sides of the Trent, according to the council’s latest announcement. The building contract for the Trent flood defenses has been awarded to VBA Joint Venture (VolkerStevin) who will start […]

  • 2 October 2013

    Flood protection of Carnarvon’s valuable horticultural industry is on track with the bulk of earthworks for the first two major levees nearing completion. Water Minister Terry Redman said the $60million Stage 2 Carnarvon flood mitigation project had progressed well since work began last November and was due to be finished by mid-2014. The Carnarvon horticultural […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) introduced the Recognizing the National Benefits of Flood Protection Act of 2013, HR-1769. The bill would require the Army Corps of Engineers to calculate the national benefits of proposed flood protection projects. “To secure funding for flood protection in this tight fiscal climate, the Corps must understand how important Louisiana’s most […]

  • 2 July 2010

    Over 300 coastal villagers in Kawang can expect minimal impact from floods once a short-term measure to deepen the mouth of Sg. Kawang is… [mappress] Source: dailyexpress, July 3, 2010;

  • 24 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee and a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, yesterday announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development has awarded a $128,000 loan and $100,000 grant to the City of Marmarth. The funds will be used to restore the city’s levee, which was damaged […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    An Taoiseach, Mr. Enda Kenny T.D. and the Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief, Sean Canney, T.D., yesterday visited Craughwell, Co Galway where works are underway on the Dunkellin River & Aggard Stream Flood Relief Scheme. Speaking after his visit to the site, Mr. Kenny said: “Projects such […]

  • 17 March 2010

    DHI PL in cooperation with DHI CZ has been contracted for software delivery, training and consultancy services in a project dealing with flood hazards as a result of dam breaks. The project is being executed by the Regional Water Management Board in Krakow (RZGW, Regionalny Zarząd Gospodarki Wodnej w Krakowie)… [mappress] Source:worldnews,March 17,2010;

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    During the November 7th meeting with R.D. James, the nominee for Assistant Secretary of the Army – Civil Works, Senator John Hoeven urged the nominee, if confirmed, to help advance comprehensive flood protection in North Dakota. The senator introduced James to the flood study in the Minot region and the work to secure flood protection […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin yesterday joined Senator David Argall, Representative Mike Tobash, and other elected officials to announce the approval of funding to support a comprehensive flood protection project in Pine Grove. This announcement comes after years of the administration working with the community to secure funding to […]

  • 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 – […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The River Don flood defense scheme, which started in design in 2014, is progressing well with construction and is due to be completed later this year, according to the Sheffield City Council. The Lower Don Valley (LDV) scheme is one of six flood protection programs taking place across Sheffield, which together aim to significantly reduce the […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Harold Rogers earlier this week announced nearly $200 million for flood control projects in Floyd and Johnson Counties. The federal funding will complete long-term disaster recovery projects, including the Town of Martin Redevelopment Plan and provide flood protection in Johnson County. The Town of Martin Redevelopment Plan, a flood control project orchestrated by […]

  • 21 July 2020

    The Environment Agency (EA) has started works to repair a 40 metre slip on a flood defense embankment in Doncaster, which was damaged by last November’s floods. The embankment, which lies between the River Don and the South Yorkshire Navigation canal at Mile Thorn in the Wheatley Park area of Doncaster, suffered from damage before […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is inviting the communities of Jersey City, Hoboken and Weehawken to upcoming Design Zone Workshops on the $230 Million Rebuild by Design – Hudson River Project.  This workshop, set for February 19 at 22 Hackensack Ave. in Weehawken, NJ, will cover the alignment in the North end of […]

  • 31 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dundee’s flood defenses are set to come under the spotlight as contracts for work to protect the city are readied for publication. Consultation has already taken place on work between City Quay and Riverside Park with public opinion due to be canvassed on work for Broughty Ferry in the summer. Will Dawson convener of Dundee City Council’s city […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Andrew Sinclair Ltd, a Kirkwall based construction company, has won a contract for the Kirkwall Harbor Flood Prevention Scheme. The works include construction of new flood walls in reinforced concrete and stone together with raising of existing seawalls to protect low lying areas of Kirkwall from the impacts of coastal flooding in line with SEPA […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    As part of the British Columbia’s investment of over $80 million in emergency preparedness and public safety, the Village of Cache Creek is receiving $150,000 for flood mitigation work. The Cache Creek program includes the development of flood risk assessments, floodplain maps and flood mitigation plans in the region, BC Government said in its announcement. MLA […]