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  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, awarded $6.2 million to Newland Entities Inc. of Marysville, California, on July 28, 2015, to begin levee construction this summer on the Hamilton City Flood Damage Reduction and Ecosystem Restoration project. The project, located approximately 10 miles west of Chico, is the first in the nation to […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Flood Diversion Authority has just released a short flyover video of the future site of the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project Inlet and Control Structure south of Horace, ND, taken on Monday, July 10, 2017. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $46 million contract on December 6, 2016, to Ames Construction, Inc., […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Hydraulic Engineers, conducted an aerial tour aboard an Army UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter of the West Fork of the San Jacinto River near Atascocita, Texas on April 25, 2018. USACE Galveston’s hydraulic engineer, Michael Garske, was joined with experts from the Engineering Research and Develop Center (ERDC), Vicksburg, Miss., […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Works on a flood defense scheme in the Staffordshire town of Rugeley are progressing well and on schedule to be complete before the end on 2017, Team Van Oord reports. The scheme, being carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, will help reduce flood risk to more than 114 residential […]

  • 6 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Howard County and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will hold a public meeting on March 9th in Ellicott City, at the George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Dr., in the Banneker Room. At this meeting the Army Corps will present their review of the County’s flood mitigation plan for Ellicott City. “We appreciate […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    As directed by Congress with the passage of the Disaster Relief Appropriation Act of 2013, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers scientists and engineers launched a collaborative study May 28 to determine how best to reduce flood and storm damage risks for people and communities along the North Atlantic coast. According to the Act, the study […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced recently supplemental funding for five Sacramento District projects, totaling an investment of more than $2.1 billion in flood risk management efforts. Sacramento District projects funded with supplemental appropriations include flood risk management upgrades on the American and Sacramento rivers in Sacramento, dam remediation at Isabella Lake, reservoir enlargement […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) conducted a value engineering study from May 1-4, 2018, prior to scheduled dredging operations to mitigate flooding risks near the West Fork of the San Jacinto River. In this video, published today by USACE Galveston, Jacob Walsdorf, the District Value Engineer, narrates the results of the three-day […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency together with its partners will next month hold a series of events on the subject of Weardale Natural Flood Management (NFM) scheme. The EA is working on the project with Natural England, Forestry Commission, Durham County Council and the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Partnership. Currently, the project team is […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work has started on a flood alleviation scheme to protect residents and businesses in Llanberis, Gwynedd, after £1.3 million of grant funding was approved by the Welsh Government. Environment Minister, Hannah Blythyn, announced the funding during a visit to the area to see the work already underway through the scheme, which will reduce the risk […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Highland Council has awarded a contract to AECOM to carry out comprehensive flood protection studies for two Highland coastal towns.   Thurso, on the north coast, and Golspie, on the east coast, have both suffered from flooding incidents over the years that has affected domestic and business properties and resulted in both towns being identified […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Funding of £3 million for progressing flood protection works in St Asaph during 2016/17 has been announced by Natural Resources Minister Carl Sargeant. The Minister also confirmed that a further £3 million would be made available to the Coastal Risk Management Program – which will use innovative finance to fund £150m of capital projects for […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Visitors to this year’s Leeds Waterfront Festival will get the chance to see the innovative technology being used to reduce the risk of flooding to the city. The Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme project team will be on hand at the event on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June, to explain what work has been done […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The public and media are invited to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the substantial completion of the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers flood risk management project protecting the Davenport, Iowa, Iowa American Water Treatment Plant in Davenport, Iowa, announced usace.army.mil. The ceremony, hosted by the Corps’ Rock Island District, takes place Oct. 24 at 9:30 […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) recently released a draft report for a flood risk management feasibility study and are accepting public comments on the proposal. USACE and NJDEP will host a public workshop on July 29 from 4-7:30 p.m. at the Lambertville Justice Center to […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has strengthened a 200-meter stretch of embankment on the River Bain near Coningsby as part of its ongoing maintenance program to reduce flood risk.  The work is part of the Environment Agency’s £1.8 million asset repair program which, over the next year, will repair approximately a hundred flood defense assets across both […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    With the release of the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2018, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is now ready for continued operations and funding in fiscal year 2018 that starts on Oct. 1, 2017. In Connecticut, the budget proposes continuing funding for the operations and maintenance of the 8 Corps-managed flood risk management […]

  • 3 August 2011

    Dredging of the Stony Clove Creek, intended to reduce the flooding risk in the Shandaken hamlet of Phoenicia, is to begin this month… (dailyfreeman) [mappress] Source: dailyfreeman, August 3, 2011

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The new Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) was officially launched over the weekend – with doubly good news as the work of the Flood Action Plan, for which it is now responsible, has received a three quarters of a million pound funding boost. The SRA’s set up, start date and interim funding for the coming financial […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand yesterday announced $1,206,000 in federal funding to carry out projects to reduce future flood risk to the Stockade Historic District in the City of Schenectady from the adjacent Mohawk River. The neighborhood has experienced repetitive flooding, and suffered extensive damages from Hurricane Irene […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the City of Missouri Valley, will hold a public meeting on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at the Rand Community Center, Missouri Valley, Iowa. The purpose of the meeting is to gather input on the recently initiated Willow Creek/Boyer River feasibility study. The public meeting will run […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    USACE instructors are coming in from Omaha and New Orleans to provide information on nonstructural flood proofing. This would be especially beneficial for communities that have experienced flood damages in the past and recent years where nonstructural flood proofing measures could reduce flood risk. Workshops provided by the USACE National Nonstructural Flood Proofing Committee (NFPC) […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Surrey County Council’s cabinet is set to agree £270 million of funding for long term flood risk management work across Surrey to protect homes and roads. That includes a contribution to the River Thames Scheme, which will reduce flood risk to 15,000 properties and tens of thousands of people living and working near the Thames. […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Proposals for a multi-million scheme to protect thousands of properties from flooding from the Humber has been put forward to Hull’s planning chiefs. Planning permission is being sought for a £42 million Humber Hull Frontage Improvement Scheme to improve a 7-8 kilometer stretch of tidal flood defenses in the Humber Estuary. Led by the Environment […]