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  • 16 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven recently hosted a two-day workshop in Minot with the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), as well as financial and philanthropic experts, to find creative funding solutions and help advance comprehensive flood protection for the Souris River Valley. This effort comes as the result of Hoeven’s meeting with FEMA Administrator Brock Long in […]

  • 18 January 2012

    A NEW task force has been established to help tackle the ongoing blockage of the Myall River’s eastern channel…   BY NATHALIE CRAIG (myallcoastnota) [mappress] Source: myallcoastnota, January 18, 2012;

  • 8 June 2011

    A £130,000 study has shown that dredging a major East Riding land drain helps – but does not “significantly” reduce – flooding. (yorkshirepost) [mappress] Source: yorkshirepost, June 8, 2011;    

  • 24 November 2011

    Dredging work helping keep the Keystone Harbor Coupeville ferry running efficiently and refurbishing a local beach will begin Nov. 28…   (whidbeynewstimes) [mappress] Source: whidbeynewstimes, November 24, 2011;

  • 11 March 2011

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency has denied an appeal for federal funding to help rebuild a dam that failed on Lake Delhi amid… (qctimes) [mappress] Source: qctimes, March 11, 2011  

  • 3 January 2011

    A project to construct a barrier of wetlands along Bayou Terrebonne will be getting under way again this month with the help of the parish… By Nikki Buskey (houmatoday) [mappress] Source: houmatoday, January 3, 2011;

  • 21 May 2010

    With money scarce, Lexington Harbor Master Carl Wurlinger said he’ll take any dredging help he can get. [mappress] Source: thetimesherald, May 21, 2010;

  • 25 June 2013

    As part of its ongoing commitment to help New Jersey’s communities continue to recover and rebuild from Superstorm Sandy, the Christie Administration this week formally adopted rules that streamline Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) permits for various types of vital rebuilding projects. This action will aid reconstruction of impacted homes and businesses, assist the recovery […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Port Orchard’s updated shoreline master program. Port Orchard’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development, restoration and water-quality protection along 11 miles of Sinclair Inlet, Black Jack Creek, Ross Creek Estuary, Big Lake and Square Lake. The updated master program combines local […]

  • 6 December 2013

    Significant erosion at two farms near Taupo after downpours last week highlights the need for careful planning to help avoid soils being washed away, says Waikato Regional Council. The two “sizeable” incidents, which occurred in the Pueto Stream catchment and on a property near Aratiatia, were on pumice soils which can be particularly prone to […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    People, homes and businesses across the North West will be better protected from flooding thanks to a £1 million natural flood scheme, the Floods Minister Thérèse Coffey announced last week.  More than 1,000 properties across Delph, Uppermill, Stalybridge, Mossley, Hayfield, Glossop and Whaley Bridge will benefit from the pioneering ‘Slow the Flow’ project. The project […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    VBA, a joint venture between VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business, has been awarded a £2m project by Cumbria County Council with additional funding from the Environment Agency, the Regional Flood and Coastal Committee and Keswick Flood Action Group, to help protect properties in the Penrith Road and Ambleside area of Keswick from flooding. […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A pilot solar-powered, renewable energy system will be used to help power the Gold Coast’s Seaway Sand Bypass System, reducing carbon emissions and driving down operational costs. Design work is underway on a 100-kilowatt solar photovoltaic array to be installed at the Sand Bypass System at The Spit. The Sand Bypass System transports 500,000 cubic […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    New York State Senator Tim Kennedy and New York State Assemblyman Sean Ryan joined City of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown last week to announce nearly $1.9 million in funding to help clean up and improve the water quality of Scajaquada Creek. The Buffalo Sewer Authority will be receiving $1,815,000 from the Green Innovation Grant Program […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The inclusion of the $310 million Boston Harbor dredging project in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) received support from the Massachusetts Senators Edward J. Markey, Elizabeth Warren, Congressmen Michael Capuano and Stephen Lynch. The funding for the Boston Harbor Federal Deep Draft Navigation Improvement Project to deepen the Harbor’s main navigation channels […]

  • 19 September 2012

    The City of Clearwater released its 2012 progress report on implementing its Floodplain Management Plan. The plan, which helps to identify areas in the city that are prone to flooding, enables residents to obtain discounts on flood insurance. The plan serves as a five-year outlook of what residents can expect when it comes to stormwater […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Bobby Jindal yesterday highlighted a $2.7 million restoration project to restore fisheries and water quality in False River. Governor Jindal said: “Growing up, we all loved making the short trip from Baton Rouge for the great ‘trophy’ bass fishing and skiing. Numerous record bass, catfish, and other fish have been pulled out of this […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dr Giovanni Cuomo has been appointed as Research Director at HR Wallingford. Giovanni joined HR Wallingford in 2008, having previously worked with them as a visiting researcher. He has since helped to develop their expertise in the modelling of coastal structures, both numerically and with physical models. His appointment as Research Director follows the retirement […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials approved a Flood Plain Management Study for the town of Lyman, Washington, and provided the Seattle District $40,000 to complete it. The flood plain study will look at long-term solutions the town could implement to reduce future flood risk for its residences. The program does not give the […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Annastacia Palaszczuk, Premier of Queensland, has announced $13.42 million to fix disaster damage around Mackay. The money will be spent at Lambert’s Beach, St Helens Beach, Midge Point Beach and for the Mackay Bluewater Trail and Queens Park. According to the announcement, $4.562 million is being provided to determine best long-term solutions to help prevent […]

  • 15 April 2014

    Dredging of the shallow rivers in Dagupan is about to begin. This was bared by City Engineer Virginia Rosario when she made a report during an executive meeting called Monday afternoon by Mayor Belen Fernandez. Rosario said the DPWH will deploy three dredging machines in Dagupan, two of which are now in the Dagupan while […]

  • 15 September 2011

    The Georgetown County Legislative Delegation named a task force to help push for money for dredging the state port, moving the panel into…   By Zane Wilson (thesunnews) [mappress] Source: thesunnews, September 15, 2011    

  • 9 March 2011

    The Labor-Green Government has been left with no choice but to listen to the cries for help from Tasmanians, and immediately recommence… By Victor P Taffa (southernthunderer) [mappress] Source: southernthunderer, March 9, 2011  

  • 2 November 2010

    Gov. Bobby Jindal is announcing millions of dollars worth of commitments from BP to help the state recover from the Gulf oil spill and … (thetowntalk) [mappress] Source: thetowntalk, November 2, 2010;

  • 4 August 2010

    Federal government officials are still considering a request for $19 million to help cover the cost of dredging Sydney harbour, according… By Chris Hayes (capebretonpost) [mappress] Source: capebretonpost, August 4, 2010;

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District has awarded a $2 million contract to Village Dock, Inc., of Port Jefferson, N.Y., to complete the second and final phase of construction at the coastal storm risk reduction project at Plumb Beach in Brooklyn along the Belt Parkway. Phase I was completed in late 2012 […]