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  • 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 […]

  • 11 May 2011

    New tests show the recent flooding of the upper Hudson River did not create widespread PCB pollution along the shore. There were concerns that the heavy flooding would kick up PCBs from the river bottom. But federal regulators say recent testing of so-called flood mud from Fort Edward to Waterford did not reveal widespread contamination […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Portable Flood Wall is a benchmark for improved flood management schemes in Ayutthaya. High-level provincial officials of Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province yesterday revealed that Panan Cherng Wora Wiharn Temple( วัดพนัญเชิง ) in Ayutthaya is in the process of constructing a flood wall at the cost of 148 million baht alloted by the Department of […]

  • 11 July 2013

    Coffs Harbour City Council has made its Flood Mitigation Programme a priority. The Programme is forecast to cost $12m. The funds have been secured through a $6m loan and a special rate variation that will raise $6m. The construction of flood detention basins are a key part of the Programme. The $2.5m Bakers Road Detention […]

  • 4 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Coastal Communities 2150 is asking people who live and work in Seaford, Lewes, Newhaven and the surrounding villages to submit their views on various conceptual scenarios on adapting to sea level rise and flood risk between now and 2150. The Environment Agency is a partner in the Coastal Communities 2150 Project (CC2150) which helps communities […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance

     Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors, has just released a very interesting video about their coastal protection work near Heemskerk, the Netherlands. The Papendrecht based company said that the main goal of this capital project was to restore sand at the Dutch coastline, to strengthen […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Approximately $1 million in grant funding is available to help communities in the Hudson River Estuary watershed improve water quality and increase flood resiliency, NY DEC Commissioner, Basil Seggos, has announced. The funding is provided by the State’s Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) and is administered under DEC’s 2017 Hudson River Estuary Grants Program for Tributary […]

  • 9 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The £14.5 million partnership scheme includes the construction of a new tidal river wall to protect over 2,000 residential properties and businesses against 100 years of predicted sea level rise. It will also vastly improve the walkway along the riverside, creating an attractive pedestrian route between the town and the beach. Work to the flood […]

  • 28 January 2014

    Flood warnings remain in force for south west and southern England. Heavy showers could cause further flooding in south west and southern England through to Wednesday and people should continue to check their flood risk, the Environment Agency said yesterday. With the ground already saturated, rivers and groundwater levels remain very responsive to rainfall, particularly […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gedling Member of Parliament Vernon Coaker recently visited the Holme Sluices at Colwick, Nottinghamshire to find out more about the Trent flood defenses and the work of the Environment Agency. The MP met with EA officials, led by Louise Cresswell, Area Director for the East Midlands, to see how the sluices work in protecting properties from flooding […]

  • 18 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency will hold 3 drop-in sessions this month in Hildenborough and Tonbridge to discuss plans for the scheme that will better protect properties in the area from flooding. The existing Leigh Flood Storage Area currently reduces flood risk to approximately 1,200 homes and businesses in Tonbridge. Working in partnership with Kent County Council […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission will meet July 11-12 to discuss flood maps, coastal resilience, land use planning and several other coastal topics. The commission will meet at the Holiday Inn in Greenville, at 1 p.m. July 11. Items on the commission’s agenda include: Flood maps – The commission will hear a presentation on the development of […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On July 7, CCCC Shanghai Dredging Co., Ltd. won the bid for the general contracted project of survey, design and construction of east channel regulation in Zhaojiagou, with a construction period of 525 days. Located in the northeast of Pudong New Area, with a channel length of 3.08 kilometers, the project involves channel excavation, cofferdam […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Municipalities, counties and local government agencies may now apply for grants for projects that improve storm resiliency as part of $50 million in federal funding now available through the Department of Environmental Protection, the Christie Administration announced. The state is making U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding available […]

  • 14 December 2012

    Public comments are encouraged by Jan. 3 on a proposal for streambed maintenance and riprap installation at bridges and culverts along Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park, reports dailyinterlake. A number of culverts and bridges along Glacier National Park’s Going-to-the-Sun Road, including the historic Logan Creek Bridge, are located where high water and flooding occur […]

  • 14 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In response to the recent tidal surge, people have been invited to talk about flood defences with the Environment Agency and Great Yarmouth Borough Council at a drop-in event. Approximately 20 properties in Great Yarmouth were flooded during the tidal surge, and other areas of the constituency were badly affected. The drop-in session will be […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With 50% of the work on the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme now complete, construction is expected to finish by the end of 2018. The project is being carried out by Team Van Oord (TVO) on behalf of the Environment Agency, Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, Adur District Council and West Sussex County Council. […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two long-awaited flood alleviation schemes in Louth and Horncastle, to help manage the flow of the river Lud and River Bain at high times, were launched on Tuesday 11th August. Both schemes are being completed by VBA; a joint venture comprising of VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins and form part of the Environment Agency’s Water […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Union Slough Levee near Everett, Washington, is getting repairs starting this week, when U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials will begin restoring approximately 1,245 feet of damage in four sections along the Snohomish River.  The project will cost approximately $1.1 million, USACE said. Three of the repair sites will be near 28th Place Northeast […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Links between Team Van Oord and the University of Brighton continue to strengthen, with a delegation of first year civil engineering students visiting the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls in December. The £31 million flood defense scheme is being carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A ceremony and photo competition are to be held in the Sandwich Guild Hall to celebrate the completion of the town’s new £21.7 million flood defense scheme, one of the largest flood defense scheme in Kent for decades. The Sandwich Town Tidal Defense Scheme has been delivered in partnership by the Environment Agency, Pfizer and […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science has awarded more than $1.1 million for research to give coastal communities new ways to incorporate natural infrastructure, such as restored wetlands, into their coastal resilience planning for sea level rise and coastal flooding. Coastal communities and their ecosystems are threatened by rising seas and coastal flooding that […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced over $2.2 million in grants to support local efforts to reduce risks from coastal storms, flooding, erosion and sea level rise. The grants, provided by the Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM), were awarded to Barnstable, Boston, Brewster, Chelsea, Dennis, Edgartown, Essex, Falmouth, Lynn, New Bedford, Plymouth, Quincy, Sandwich/Barnstable, Scituate […]

  • 17 September 2012

    The Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) and the local government of Taytay and two fast food chains recently signed an agreement to rehabilitate Laguna Lake. LLDA General Manager and Presidential Adviser for Environmental Protection Neric Acosta, Taytay Mayor Joric Gacula, Romeo Bacocho, vice president of McDonald’s Golden Arches Development Corp., and Leah Liza Junio, general […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    JBA Consulting has started to design a 400 meter rock revetment and flood wall structure for the Rhyl coastal flood management scheme. In the following days, a physical model of the design will be built by the Queensland Government Hydraulics Laboratory, supervised by Dan Rodger and Gildas Colleter at JB Pacific, said the company. The design […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Environment Agency has constructed over 4 kilometres of flood defences over the last 2 years in Newhaven, East Sussex. The scheme, developed in partnership with Lewes District Council, is nearing completion and is already better protecting more than 300 homes and 200 businesses from tidal flooding as seen on several occasions this winter, most […]