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  • 13 January 2014

    Farmland in Nakhon Sawan and Tak has been hit by drought. Main rivers have been dredged to flow faster. In Tak, agricultural areas in Mae Sot district are in a dire need of water after natural water sources dried up. Lime orchards are lacking water and some of the produce are sold at a lower […]

  • 17 April 2012

    Water levels along the Mississippi River continue to drop, prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to deactivate Phase I flood fight inspections. As a result of this deactivation, all permitted construction work near levees and floodwalls along or near the river may now resume. The Corps activated phase I flood fight as a proactive […]

  • 12 March 2012

    Planning permission has been granted to create one of the UK’s largest areas of new wildlife habitat on the Steart Peninsula in Somerset. The Environment Agency and the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) have worked closely with the local community to develop plans for an innovative flood defence and habitat creation project. Over the next […]

  • 4 July 2011

    The Dead Sea is dying, goes the conventional wisdom: The water level of the fabled salty lake is dropping nearly 1.2 meters (4 feet) a year… (ynetnews) [mappress] Source: ynetnews, July 4, 2011;

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Bob Menendez toured the Rahway River in Cranford yesterday with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Colonel David Caldwell, the New York District commander, to see firsthand their efforts to mitigate the flood threat along the entire 82-square-mile Rahway River Basin.  The senator has continued to fight in Congress to expedite this project and […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The head of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved a plan designed to protect South San Francisco Bay from tidal flooding and rising sea levels. It includes the construction of new levees and the restoration of nearly 3,000 acres of land to tidal marsh habitat. Officials at the Corps’ San Francisco District call […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Recently, new progress has been made in Section 11 of Flood Control Project of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The first blasting was successfully completed, and the first region of downstream foundation trench excavation smoothly passed the client’s acceptance inspection. On the morning of October 31, the project department made careful preparation and took safety measures. Along […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Kansas City District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a task order contract July 1, 2013, to Newt Marine Service from Dubuque, Iowa, for $2,806,000 for the placement of about 92,000 tons of stone. The work is being done to repair Bank Stabilization and Navigation Project river structures that were damaged from the 2011 […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is proposing a tidal defense scheme for Starcross and Cockwood on the Exe Estuary in Devon to reduce flood risk.  The proposed scheme is estimated to reduce flood risk to over 600 residential and commercial properties. Currently, the Agency is at the project appraisal stage, meaning that they need to make their case […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Seven Stockton-area levee systems previously rated unacceptable in levee inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have regained eligibility for federal rehabilitation assistance after San Joaquin County made repairs that improved their maintenance ratings. All seven systems – along Bear Creek and Mormon Slough – are sponsored by the Central Valley Flood Protection Board […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The South San Francisco Bay Shoreline Project, which had been a study into providing flood protection in the densely-populated area spanning the South Bay from Palo Alto to San Leandro, is moving forward now that $177 million in federal funding has been secured. Along with the Corps, the two other sponsors of the project are […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Renton (WA) is working on a project that will dredge 1.25-mile stretch of the lower Cedar River this summer, reducing the risk of seasonal flooding in the area.  The city has selected the Coast and Harbor Engineering (CHE) team to assist with planning, permitting, developing plans and specifications for the Cedar River Maintenance Dredge […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) unveiled plans by the Army Corps of Engineers to repair damage caused by Superstorm Sandy. Pallone was joined by Colonel Paul Owen of the Army Corps of Engineers at the Keansburg Waterfront Library where the two laid out the details of plans for a historic investment in large scale flood […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter spoke on the Senate Floor yesterday urging his colleagues to take up and pass the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA). In light of last month’s devastating flooding in South Louisiana, Vitter contends that passing major water infrastructure reforms is timely and crucial. “After last month’s devastating flooding throughout South […]

  • 6 January 2010

    A $70MILLION project is being proposed for a diversion canal to prevent further flooding in Nadi town. [mappress] Source: Fiji Times, January 6, 2010;

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is set to start building an earth embankment that will improve flood protection from the sea at Easton Broad, Suffolk. The work, which will be carried out in stages over several years, will see a 400 metre long, 2.5 metre high bank built across the existing reed-bed. The new bank will act […]

  • 11 July 2011

    Gov. Lilia Pineda said yesterday the provincial government will give priority to the immediate clearing of waterways to solve the … (philstar) [mappress] Source: philstar, July 11, 2011;

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A major new flood defence in Leeds, which will protect hundreds of homes and businesses and safeguard the future economy, has begun construction. The new £50 million defences are the first of their kind for the area. In total, they will protect over 150 businesses and reduce the potential disruption caused by flooding for 3,000 […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A remote control boat equipped with a SonTek M9 Acoustic Doppler Profiler (ADP®) has been employed with HydroSurveyor software to create a 3-dimensional map of a damaged (and still submerged) flood barrier, following serious damage that took place during last December’s storms. Data from the survey enabled the Environment Agency to act swiftly and effectively […]

  • 25 October 2010

    The city of Port of Spain was built on mud flats and reclaimed lands. At high tide, with virtually a drizzle, the city is prone to flooding… By William Dalton-Brown (trinidadexpress) [mappress] Source: trinidadexpress, October 25, 2010;

  • 19 August 2010

    The burden of dealing with frequent flooding in the Rewa Delta is expected to be a thing of the past now that the Primary Industries Ministry has launched the Rewa River dredging works… (fijitimes) [mappress] Source: fijitimes, August 19, 2010;

  • 11 February 2011

    A 15-point plan to deal with flooding in the Passaic River Basin in Morris, Passaic and Bergen counties was unveiled Thursday by the Passaic… (newjerseynewsroom) [mappress] Source: newjerseynewsroom, February 11, 2011;

  • 10 February 2011

    HCM City aims to have drainage systems on 70-80 per cent of its streets connected with wastewater treatment plants by the end of this year… (vietnamnews) [mappress] Source: vietnamnews, February 10, 2011;

  • 21 March 2011

    Flood defences worth nearly £100,000 for homes in Winnersh will not save properties from future damage, but the “bucket full of money…   By Victoria Corbett (getwokingham) [mappress] Source: getwokingham, March 21, 2011    

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Texas Congressman Randy Weber has announced that the Office of Gulf Coast Restoration in the Department of the Treasury plans to award a $27.1 million Direct Component grant to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for the FY19 RESTORE Flood Protection Program. According to Weber, the goal of this program is to protect the […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The $25 million southern Monmouth County beach replenishment project is completed, said Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-04) yesterday. Hurricane Sandy caused severe beach erosion along the five-mile stretch of the project. The massive beach renourishment work to repair and restore the beach to better than pre-Sandy conditions began November 7 in Manasquan and worked southward. “I […]