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  • 2 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Infrastructure

    There are officially three weeks left to provide input on the draft report for the Charleston Peninsula Flood Risk Management Study. The $3 million Charleston Peninsula study investigates solutions to address coastal storm risk to people, property and infrastructure on the peninsula. It was jointly developed by the Army Corps and the City of Charleston […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Business development

    At a meeting chaired by Water Resources Minister K. Krishnankutty at the district collectorate earlier this week, it was decided to expedite the dredging works on the leading channel of the Thottappally spillway, The Hindu reports. According to Krishnankutty, three more dredgers would be deployed in the area by June 18. “At present, three dredgers […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) held a ground breaking ceremony today for a multi-billion flood-mitigation project that will cover five low-lying municipalities in Pampanga. This $80 million scheme, dubbed as the Integrated Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation (IDRR-CCA), “is the realization of department’s target outputs to build disaster resilient structures […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A flood scheme which will reduce flood risk to more than 140 properties in Much Wenlock, Shropshire, was officially launched on 10 November, 2017, the Environment Agency said in their latest release. The project, carried out by the contractor Griffiths, was supported by EA and funded through Flood Defense Grant in Aid by the Severn and […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Member for Bass, Andrew Nikolic, has announced that a re-elected Turnbull Government would provide $250,000 to extend Launceston’s system of flood levees to Newstead. The Turnbull Government’s $250,000 commitment will be matched by Launceston City Council, for a total investment of $500,000. “When Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull visited Launceston to inspect flood damage two weeks […]

  • 29 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    With the signing of a cooperation agreement, the Netherlands and Germany have launched a joint study into flood risk management in the border area between the two countries. The study focuses on applying the Dutch risk-based approach to cross-border dyke sections in the border area between the Netherlands and the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Army Corps of Engineers teams are completing flood protection measures in the Skagit River basin and on the Olympic Peninsula. One team is assisting the Quileute Tribe at La Push, Wash., with placement of as much as 500 tons of large rock at an area where a jetty ties in with the land and is […]

  • 17 June 2013

    The Benue Government on Sunday said it had adopted measures against mitigating the effects of flooding in the state. The Director of Environment, Mr Daniel Iorshagher said that the state had adopted palliative measures of clearing all drains across the state to allow easy flow of storm water. Iorshagher said the state government had also […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency early investigation on the Oxford flood alleviation scheme has confirmed that a flood relief channel is among the best solutions for the Oxford area. The Environment Agency has therefore developed a series of channel options, based on their findings and the results of early public engagement about a potential scheme. According to EA, […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the meeting of the Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Economy, Environment and Infrastructure (EEI) committee on 14 June, Members will note the approval of the local Flood Risk Management Plan. The plan will be published on 22 June. As a result, the development and delivery of flood protection schemes at Langholm and Newton Stewart (as well […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is bidding to secure £500,000 in government funding to better protect homes and businesses in East Cowes from tidal flooding. According to the EA, if the bid is successful, the scheme would bring increased flood protection to property and public areas of the town, better protecting families and businesses who have experienced […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work to reduce the risk of fluvial and tidal flooding from the River Dart in Totnes is nearing completion, according to the Environment Agency. In 2017 the EA was granted planning permission by South Hams District Council for a scheme to reduce flood risk to more than 400 homes and businesses in Totnes. Since then, […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, together with partnering agencies, recently completed the Bound Brook portion of the Green Brook Flood Risk Management Project. For the past century, Bound Brook and the surrounding region has been subjected to severe and sometimes devastating flooding resulting in $2.5 billion in damages, wide spread resident […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Waikato Regional Council has confirmed its commitment to flood protection works at Tauhei, north of Morrinsville, and will spend the next year on design and consenting. During deliberations on the 2016/17 Annual Plan yesterday, it was agreed that staff will spend the next year designing the scheme in a way that enables a staged implementation […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to improve flood defenses in parts of Skipton town center in North Yorkshire are set to start in September and local residents and business owners are being invited to a drop-in meeting to see how it will affect them. Four sites in the town center have been targeted for improvements as part of the […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Bob Wieckowski yesterday introduced new state legislation to ease the financial burden on local jurisdictions working to prevent flooding in residential and business communities along the southern end of San Francisco Bay. According to Wieckowski, SB 881 would add the Shoreline Project to the list of flood control projects that can receive state flood […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines government is working hard in addressing the flood problems in the low-lying areas in Bulacan province by fast tracking major infrastructure projects before the onset of the typhoon season. In regard to this matter, governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado announced today that the flood control projects are now being completed, including a massive dredging […]

  • 29 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The FM Area Diversion Authority and the City of Horace have approved a partnership to mitigate the impact of activities associated with the Diversion Project within and adjacent to the city. Earlier this month, the Diversion Authority offered a cost-share agreement to the city for appropriate infrastructure projects, which could include assistance for the regionalization […]

  • 26 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will have two public meetings in November to discuss the Westminster, East Garden Grove, California, Flood Risk Management Study. According to the Corps, the meetings are scheduled for 6:30 p.m. November 7 at Westminster Civic Center, 8200 Westminster Blvd., Westminster, and 6:30 p.m. November 8 at Meadowlark Golf Club, […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the City of Arvada and the Urban Drainage and Flood Control District, will hold an open house on Tuesday, May 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Arvada City Hall (Anne Campbell Room) in Arvada, Colorado.  The objective of this study is to find solutions […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven yesterday announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has given permission to Drayton to permanently keep its earthen levee which is part of the city’s flood protection. Earlier this month, Hoeven secured a provision in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 funding agreement to allow the city to keep the levee. “We […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladesh Water Development Board (WDB) said in their latest announcement that they plan to dredge eight rivers in Moulvibazar and Sunamganj districts, local media reports.  The dredging program, aimed to restore navigability of waterways and save crops from floods, will be conducted under an operation named ‘Early Flood Control and Irrigation Improvement Project’ in the […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (NRD) and the City of Lincoln, will hold an open house on Wednesday, March 28, regarding the Deadmans Run flood risk management study. The meeting will take place from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Nebraska Educational Telecommunications (NET) Center […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Nottinghamshire County Council said that a major scheme worth almost £5 million has been given the go-ahead from the government to help protect residents and businesses in Southwell from the devastating effects of flooding.  The news comes after the council led two partnership bids to DEFRA to help push forward plans to transform the town’s flood […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Danish architect firm C.F. Møller Landscape will lead an international team to design a new landscape along the Guden and Randers Fjord that protects the city of Randers from floods, the company said in its latest release. In the next four month, the team – involving the Dutch firm De Urbanisten – is challenged to […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven joined local officials in Fargo, ND, yesterday to dedicate the city’s new floodwall, the first complete portion of the federal flood protection project for the region. The $40 million project includes the floodwall and road realignments and was paid for with federal, state and local funding. The floodwall was added as a […]