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  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District was the host to the second Stakeholder Partnering Forum on August 27, 2015, at its headquarters building in Galveston. Along with non-federal sponsors, customers and agency partners, the Corps discussed best practices regarding programs ranging from ecosystem restoration to flood risk management, maintaining and improving Texas coastal navigation […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency and Leicester City Council will start work to help reduce flood risk in Leicester on Monday, 22 September. The work will take place on a section of the River Biam near the Great Central Way and will remove a build up of silt from the 2 southernmost arches of the Biam Bridge. […]

  • 6 November 2012

    The development objective of the Guanxi Laibin Water Environment Project for China is to support priority investments to reduce flooding risk and water logging in selected areas of Laibin City. Negative impacts include: exhaust gas, wastewater generation, solid waste, air pollution, water pollution, noise pollution, solid erosion, and health issue. Mitigation measures include: 1) the […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Minister Melanie Schultz van Haegen (Infrastructure and the Environment) and Hubert Bruls, Mayor of Nijmegen, pulled a life-size thumb out of a dyke yesterday to illustrate the fact that the River Waal now has more room around Nijmegen. As a result, the water level of the river has dropped by 34 centimeters. The Nijmegen Room […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Deltares contributes considerably to the development of an improved European climate change adaption policy. For this purpose, the European research project BASE (Bottom-up climate Adaptation Strategies for Europe) has recently been set up. Its objective is to enhance the knowledge on the benefits and costs of adaptation on a European level. In contrast to previous […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Many developing countries have no adequate tools for an efficient flood risk management. With the increasing availability of large scale datasets, and new generations of weather and flood forecasting models, tools for assessing floods risk at the large scale are currently being developed. Recently, Deltares developed Global Flood Risk with IMAGE Scenarios (GLOFRIS). Increase or […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For nearly a year, the Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has been repairing damage from Hurricane Sandy to previously-engineered beaches in New York and New Jersey. Now, restoration has expanded to a new area where the Corps of Engineers hasn’t previously worked ─ Port Monmouth, N.J. In June 2014, the District began the […]

  • 13 January 2011

    Dredging tDredging the Hutt River mouth to reduce the flood risk is set to continue for decades. Greater Wellington Regional Council has applied to… BY NICHOLAS BOYACK (stuff) [mappress] Source: stuff, January 13, 2011

  • 18 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, is inviting public comments regarding the scope of the Corps’ proposed general investigation feasibility study to evaluate alternatives and recommend a plan to reduce the City of Walla Walla’s flood risks along Mill Creek. The study will include a modernized reassessment of the overall flood risks […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last week an article entitled ‘Floods and climate: emerging perspectives for flood risk assessment and management’ appeared in the professional journal Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences. In this article, 30 international hydrologists, including Laurens Bouwer of Deltares, advocate the creation of a stronger link between hydrological, climatic and environmental know-how so as to achieve […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Protection is partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to host a meeting next week to gather input on a comprehensive study that will evaluate ways to better protect Back Bays and other tidal coastal areas from storms and flooding. USACE and DEP are launching the three-year Back Bays Flood Risk […]

  • 25 November 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, the City of Carencro, Senator Vitter’s office, Congressman Boustany’s office, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, and other stakeholders and partners attended a ground breaking ceremony to recognize the start of construction on the City of Carencro, Continuing Authorities Program (CAP) Section 205 flood risk […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    An open house to share details about a flood risk management study between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, and the City of Longmont will be held on February 16, at the Longmont Museum in Longmont, Colorado.  The flood risk management study will build on Resilient St. Vrain, Longmont’s extensive, multi-year undertaking to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For nearly a year, the Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has been repairing damage from Hurricane Sandy to previously-engineered beaches in New York and New Jersey. Now, restoration has expanded to a new area where the Corps of Engineers hasn’t previously worked ─ Port Monmouth, N.J. In June 2014, the District began the […]

  • 17 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The dates and locations have been announced for public meetings to discuss the “Upper Des Plaines River and Tributaries, Illinois and Wisconsin Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment,” released for public comment on Sept. 3, 2013. The document outlines a variety of potential flood risk management and ecosystem restoration projects that could be implemented along […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, is currently constructing a Coastal Flood Risk Management Project in Port Monmouth, New Jersey. David Gentile, project manager at USACE, New York District, talked about the different flood risk management measures being constructed. This flood risk management project represents the second phase which will include […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is developing the Medway Estuary and Swale Coastal Flood Risk Strategy which will consider how flood risk is managed over the next 100 years in the Medway Estuary, Medway Towns to Stoke, Sittingbourne, Conyer, Faversham and the Isle of Sheppey. Some areas around Swale and the Medway Estuary are low-lying areas and […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is inviting local people to come along to a public drop in session to find out more about proposals to further reduce the risk of tidal flooding to communities along the Caldicot Levels. The proposals will improve the defenses at Portland Grounds, near Magor and Undy, by raising approximately 2km of […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    People who live and work in the Black Sluice catchment area of Boston are being invited to give their views on a number of options to manage flood risk there. The Black Sluice catchment describes the area of land emptying into the South Forty Foot Drain, which extends from Boston across the South Lincolnshire fens. […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal HaskoningDHV, international engineering and project management consultancy with over 130 years of experience, is taking part in the Room for the River program.  Room for the River breaks with the traditional Dutch reliance on dike reinforcement in flood risk management. Instead, it seeks solutions by increasing river conveyance by opening up more room for the […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    As the Environment Agency launches a consultation on its draft flood and coastal erosion risk management strategy for England, the North Yorkshire County Council is now pressing ahead in its commitment to mitigate flood risks. The EA’s draft strategy sets out a vision for “a nation ready for, and resilient to, flooding and coastal change […]

  • 30 November 2012

    People living and working in Penclawdd, Swansea, are invited to attend a public drop in session to find out more about Environment Agency Wales proposals to reduce flood risk in the area. There are 133 properties in Penclawdd at risk of tidal flooding from the Loughor Estuary. Extreme weather conditions combined with high tides can […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Institution of Civil Engineers’ (ICE) Flooding 2015 conference will take place on May 13, 2015, in London, UK. This event is an opportunity for asset owners and the flooding supply chain to look at long-term strategies to protect residents. Expert speakers will present detailed case studies, showcase the latest projects and innovative solutions, and examine how […]

  • 18 September 2013

    The Environment Agency is today launching the bidding to manage tidal flood risk in London and the Thames Estuary in what is the UK’s largest flood risk management contract. Suppliers from all over Europe are invited to bid for the Thames Estuary Phase 1 programme, which includes projects to maintain, refurbish, and replace Thames tidal […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, will host two public workshops to discuss its study looking at long-term, sustainable integrated water resource management in the Sacramento River watershed, including flood risk management, ecosystem restoration and water supply. The purpose of the workshops is to meet with interested stakeholders, outline the current status and […]