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  • 24 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District and the Orange County Flood Control District have successfully completed flood channel repairs before Southern California’s flood season. The agencies hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to highlight the completion of repair work on Ocean View Channel, December 20, in Huntington Beach, California. Ocean View Channel was […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    VolkerStevin, alongside joint venture partners Boskalis Westminster and Atkins, has been awarded five new contracts as part of the Environment Agency’s Water and Environment Management (WEM) £1 billion Framework to reduce flooding across the UK. Work has already begun on the following projects, aimed to improve the lives of communities and the wider environment: Oxford Flood […]

  • 4 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has just released the latest update on their ongoing Harpersfield Dam project in Geneva, Ohio. Current work – including removing sediment and excavating abutment walls – is aided by a water diversion system serving as a temporary dam, said USACE. The Buffalo District is constructing a new […]

  • 11 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Totnes’ improved flood defense scheme had its opening ribbon cut by Philip Rees, Chairman of the South West Regional Flood and Coastal Committee, and South Hams District councilor John Tucker on Friday, 7 December, 2018. The Environment Agency’s £3.8 million improvements were needed to reduce the significant risk of river and tidal flooding. The scheme […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Office of Public Works (OPW) will provide €456,000 to fund interim emergency coastal erosion measures in Portrane, set to begin this week, said Fingal County Council in its latest release.  The funding towards the installation of 380 ‘Seabee’ reinforced concrete units along the beach above the Mean High Water Level has been announced by Minister […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    SCAPE, a NYC based landscape architecture and urban design studio, is working with the City of Boston on a comprehensive and transformative vision that will invest in Boston’s waterfront to guide open space investments toward more resilient and accessible communities.  Last week, Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the plan in his annual speech to the Greater Boston […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, recently awarded a contract worth more than $26.6 million to Radmacher Brothers Excavating of Pleasant Hill, Mo., to decrease flooding near Turkey Creek in Kansas City. “We at Radmacher Brothers Excavating look forward to partnering with the Corps of Engineers to help alleviate some of the […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work to improve an area serving as flood protection in the Morgan City area will soon begin with the provision of $2.7 million in funding from the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) toward engineering, design and construction costs.  “CPRA is pleased to provide funding to St. Mary Parish in support of continued work […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging the Somerset Levels event, organized by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), will take place on September 15, in Sunley Conference Center at University of Northampton. In 2014 Land & Water Services undertook the dredging of the Somerset Levels for the Environment Agency. The project focused on sustainable dredging and focused on a low carbon project […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Santa Cruz, CA is scheduled to begin a second sediment disking in the San Lorenzo River Flood Control Project between the Highway 1 and Water Street bridges today. This work is intended to improve the flood carrying capacity of the river in anticipation of predicted extreme winter storms. The scheme, approved by […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner, Basil Seggos, yesterday announced that DEC has completed revisions to the Lake Ontario General Permit related to erosion and shoreline damage caused by the historic high-water levels of Lake Ontario during 2017-18, and is extending the permit authority to September 30, 2019. The revisions and extension […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford has announced that the 3rd International Conference on Protection against Overtopping – the Protections 2018 – is set to take place from 6-8 June at the Lake District National Park. The increasing demand for dam, levee and seawall safety and flood protection has prompted new research and advancements, and a greater need for cost-effective […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The San Luis Rey River dredging project, scheduled to take place this fall, will be postponed until next year, The Coast News Group reports. Greg Fuderer, Army Corps senior public affairs specialist, said in late September that dredging would be postponed for a needed permit, but would likely proceed this year. The decision was recently […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti, has expressed her unhappiness over the slow pace of the Jhelum River dredging program. The chief minister made these observations earlier this morning while visiting several dredging areas along the river, from Srinagar to Panzinara and Kreshibal. The engineers engaged in the project, undertaken to prevent future floods, […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Four levees damaged during the 2017 flood season, located within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District area of operations, received a total of approximately $3.3 million in cumulative funding for flood-related repairs under Public Law 115-123, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law February 9, 2018.  These levees in the Walla […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, to accept comments about a water quality certification for impacts related to construction of the Blanchard River flood reduction project in Findlay. The project proposes excavating a floodplain bench on the north bank of the Blanchard River […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    As the UK experiences torrential rain and storm-level events, The Rothen Group is stressing the importance of regular infrastructure works on an ageing canal and waterway network. Critical infrastructure projects such as bank stabilization, keeping overflow weirs free of rubbish and keeping on top of vegetation removal are all vital to the health of the […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Flood teams from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Seattle District initiated work in Oroville, Washington, and Clark Fork, Idaho, during this past weekend, and continued work in Okanogan and Conconully, Washington, and Plains, Montana. Seattle District’s Okanogan flood team is assisting Okanogan County with berm construction in Oroville at Highway 97 to reduce the flood […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Armstrong, located in the North Okanagan of the Canadian province of British Columbia, said in their latest release that an approval to perform maintenance work on Meighan Creek was granted recently by the Provincial Government.  Homes along Meaghan Creek were flooded the last two years, with 2017 being the heaviest flooding. The […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Government of the Netherlands said that Infrastructure and Water Management Minister, Cora van Van Nieuwenhuizen, will be travelling to Poland with representatives of 42 Dutch companies and knowledge institutes from 9 up to and including 11 October. This trade mission is aimed at exploring Polish market opportunities for the participating companies and closing deals. […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency will today, 19 March, hold a drop-in session on the flood reduction proposals for the Pinner & Hatch End area. The meeting is set to take place at the Pinner Cricket Club, Montesole Court, from 4-8pm. This is the second drop-in on the River Pinn and Cannon Brook catchment project with the third taking place […]

  • 13 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    King County (WA) has launched a 30-day public comment period for the Pacific Right Bank Flood Protection Project. According to the officials, this is the first step in the development of the project along the White River. “The new project is expected to substantially improve flood protection in the City of Pacific as well as environmental […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, will host a public workshop on the Upper Joachim Floodplain Management Plan at the De Soto Community Center in De Soto, Mo, today from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.   The workshop, organized in partnership with the City of De Soto, Jefferson County, the Missouri Department of Natural […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A bid opening yesterday on the first phase of the Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Plan showed an apparent low bid of $46 million, approximately $13 million below the engineer’s estimate. The City of Minot reported that the apparent low bid was submitted by Wagner Construction, which was the prime contractor on a recently completed […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Los Angeles District, will begin in early May removal of some of the temporary protective barriers that were placed along the most vulnerable reaches of the Los Angeles River. These barriers were placed as an interim risk reduction measure due to the reduced capacity in these sections from accumulated sediment and vegetation. Initial focus […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Netherlands has officially commissioned eight new dwelling mounds, offering a 6m elevated yard for relocated dairy farmers in the Overdiepse polder, along the river Meuse. The oldest form of civil engineering for flood protection has revived in the low country. The concept of elevated mounds was abandoned in the Netherlands some thousand years ago […]