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  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A £7 million scheme to manage flood risk for 438 properties in Lancashire was officially opened yesterday, July 6, 2017. The Croston Flood Risk Management Scheme, developed by the Environment Agency in partnership with Chorley Council, Lancashire County Council and United Utilities, and in collaboration with the Lower Yarrow Flood Action Group, will benefit residents […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just reported that good progress is being made on the Totnes Flood Protection Scheme. According to the report, more than 350 meters of wall raising has already been carried out in the Broadmarsh Industrial Estate. The Environment Agency forecasts these works will be completed by the end of July 2017. Work […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Seán Canney, T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief has outlined the range of measures being taken to address flood risk on the River Shannon. Speaking yesterday at the Environ 2017 Conference, the minister said, “The Shannon Flood Risk State Agency Co-ordination Working Group met on […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A £1 million flood prevention scheme in Axminster has been completed, the Devon County Council said in their latest release. The council’s scheme in Willhay Lane, which has widened and realigned the Millbrook culvert to improve its capacity and flow of water, now provides vital protection to over 160 homes. Councillor Roger Croad, Devon County […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    JacksonHyder has begun construction works on the £18 million Newhaven flood alleviation scheme. The Environment Agency, in partnership with Lewes District Council, developed the Newhaven flood alleviation scheme in order to reduce flood risk from the sea and the river along the Ouse valley. The majority of funding for this project is coming from the Environment Agency […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Guayaquil, a city situated on the Guayas River and the most important port in Ecuador, has often suffered flooding due to its location and urban growth. With a tidal range of 3.5 meters and severe squalls, water management of the city is one of the authorities’ biggest worries. Sedimentation in the Guayas River is considered […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed 96 structural and non-structural flood-mitigating projects for National Capital Region (NCR) and Regions 3 and 4A. DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson said that the completed projects are part of the Priority High-Impact Flood Control Projects for Metro Manila and its neighboring regions in the Flood […]

  • 7 February 2011

    The Indonesia-Netherlands bilateral relations have been running since 1986, and increasingly intensified with the sister city cooperation… (beritajakarta) [mappress] Source: beritajakarta, February 7, 2011

  • 6 July 2010

    In order to deal with flood problems, capital city government has set up short-and long-term targets. As the short term target, the city … [mappress] Source: beritajakarta, July 7, 2010;

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The city of Schuyler, the Lower Platte North Natural Resources District, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, partnered on a project to reduce flood risks to the city of Schuyler, Nebraska. Schuyler, the county seat for Colfax County, is subject to flooding from three major sources of water – Shell Creek, Lost Creek […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, New York District, will be holding a public information session to provide a status update on the Port Monmouth Flood Control Project which will include briefing the current alignment, phases and features of the project with some visual aids. This meeting, which is being organized in partnership with the New Jersey Department of […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Understanding and predicting coastal flooding is a challenging and urgent problem in the presence of sea-level rise, a changing climate, and ever-growing coastal populations. Although this issue is global in scale, understanding and predicting flooding along tropical coral reef-lined shorelines presents unique challenges owing to the complexity of these shorelines which have been little studied […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After the 1953 and 1976 North Sea floods, a flood defense plan, called the Sigma Plan, was conceived to protect the Flemish part of the Scheldt estuary against future storm surges. The plan is governed by Waterwegen en Zeekanaal NV (W&Z), a Flemish government agency and since 2005 aims to combine flood defense with strengthening […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The final portion of diking designed to provide flood protection for Duncan and the Koksilah industrial and business complex area is now complete thanks to $4.1 million in funding from the federal and provincial governments and the Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD). The project provides five new diking sections that now complete the comprehensive flood […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has released further details for three sections of its £45m York Flood Alleviation Scheme and is holding a public drop-in to give information and get feedback on proposals. As well as the work the Environment Agency is doing on the Clementhorpe, New Walk and North Street sections of the £45m York Flood […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Otley residents and businesses are being invited to come along to hear about the latest on flood risk reduction plans at a drop-in event on Thursday 1 March. According to the Environment Agency, visitors to the drop in will have an opportunity to see how feedback from the last event in October has helped to shape […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Army Corps of Engineers teams are supporting local communities with assistance and are assessing flood protection measures in the Skagit and Nooksack River basins and on the Olympic Peninsula. The Corps’ Seattle District emergency operations center and reservoir control center remain in 24-hour-a-day operation to manage high inflows in the north cascades and Olympics. Tuesday […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    A repair package of works up to £10 million has been proposed for the Lower River Aire washlands that were affected by devastating floods. Since the flooding in February, Environment Agency staff have inspected and maintained 130km of river banks and identified more than 40 locations on the lower River Aire that require repair work […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency and Leicester City Council are working together to design and build a scheme which will reduce flood risk to approximately 4,700 properties in the city of Leicester through a series of flow improvements along the River Soar. There are approximately 7,000 residential and commercial properties at risk from river flooding in Leicester […]

  • 11 April 2012

    Allerdale Council has approved the plans for a £4.4m floods defence scheme for works in Cockermouth. The long-awaited project will provide the necessary safety measures for many homes and businesses. The scheme includes a self-rising flood barrier at Rubbybanks Road, the creation of new embankments, flood gates and higher flood walls along the River Derwent […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The River Dargle Flood Defense Scheme was officially opened earlier this month by Mr Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief. This project was one of the key capital investment projects by Wicklow County Council […]

  • 3 July 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has been briefed by the National Water Resources and Flood Policy Committee on the progress in various flood prevention projects while assuring that the deadlines will be met. Prime Minister Yingluck said her recent meeting with the National Water Resources and Flood Policy Committee was for her to be reported on […]

  • 11 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Since the release of the proposed 20 Year Plan last week, there has been a lot of discussion about the costings and cause of the floods that have devastated the Somerset Levels over the past 2 months. Flooding on the Levels Action Group (FLAG) insists that dredging will make a major difference to the flood […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Four units of high-performance amphibious excavators, the EIK CAT320D SLRs have been busy lately working on a flood control in West Jakarta. The excavators are working on the dredging project that will restore depth of the West Flood Channel (KBB) in Tanah Abang. According to EIK, the mudflow in the KBB has overflown and was in need to […]

  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has released a draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment for proposed alterations to the existing levee system, as well as constructing new flood risk reduction features in Burlington, North Dakota. There has been a history of flooding along the Souris River (also referred to as the Mouse River) […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction works are underway on a new £5 million flood scheme that will better protect more than 300 properties in Ryde, reports the Environment Agency. Environment Agency Manager John O’Flynn said: “We are delighted to be launching this multi-million pound scheme on the island, which includes over £1 million of partner contributions that will benefit so many […]