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  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently awarded a contract for like-for-like repair of damaged embankment and levee toe within the Glendale Narrows section of the Los Angeles River Flood Control Channel at Reach 4D. In order to conduct the repair, a limited portion of the channel will be dewatered. Approximately 3,000 square feet of vegetation […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Warmer weather conditions allowed levee-maintenance activities to resume on the south side of the federally managed section of the Mill Creek Levee System, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, informs. USACE’s contractor will be working seven days a week during daylight hours, as long as the weather continues allowing them to make […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The USACE flood teams were deployed to the St. Joe River, Coeur d’ Alene River and Kootenai River basins yesterday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, said in its latest release. A flood team is stabilizing the federal levee and the Shepherd Road levee in the City of St. Maries, Idaho, and awarded […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Phase-2 of the Mill Creek Levee maintenance is about to begin, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District. The gravel trails on the south side of the federally managed section of the Mill Creek Levee System will be intermittently closed to all visitors starting Thursday, December 1, to accommodate levee-maintenance activities, USACE officials […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Permanent repairs to the Lord Hill Levee on the Snohomish River are now underway upstream of the town of Snohomish, Washington. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials will restore approximately 250 feet of damaged levee near the confluence of the Pilchuck and Snohomish Rivers. Damage to the levee occurred during flood events in late 2015 […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, recently awarded a $2.16 million construction contract to RDA Contracting, Inc. of Rio Vista for Sacramento River erosion repair near Isleton. The work involves placing close to 14 tons of quarry stone along 591 linear feet of river bank where the eroded face and toe of the levee are […]

  • 7 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The paved trail on the north side of the federally managed section of the Mill Creek Levee System reopened to visitors Wednesday, January 6, following the completion of the Phase-1 levee maintenance works, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. This maintenance is necessary to meet National Levee Safety Program requirements in accordance with Corps headquarters […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, Reservoir Control Center is operating local dams around the clock for flood risk reduction and the Emergency Operations Center is responding to a request for flood fight assistance in Snohomish County. The Snohomish flood team deployed to assist the French Slough Diking District to shore up the vulnerable […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first phase of construction efforts to repair the Cumberland Levee system will begin October 1st, reported the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Tulsa District. The construction will mark the first of a two-phase repair effort on the Cumberland Levee system, which suffered a breach during the recent flooding. A $3.2 million contract for phase I repairs was awarded […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Repairs to the Bertrand Creek levees started yesterday as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials commenced construction on six separate sites, totaling 1,500 feet, located on the left and right banks of Bertrand Creek near Lynden, Washington. Damages were caused during a January 2015 flood event which overtopped a levee causing erosion, scour, sloughing and […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two draft environmental assessments for bank repairs to levees along Antelope Creek and Salt Creek near Lincoln in Lancaster County, Neb. are currently available for public review. The draft EAs evaluate the environmental impacts of repairing damage caused by high flows in October 2014 to one area along the Antelope Creek flood protection project and […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On December 21, with the completion of a project in Westhampton, NY, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers North Atlantic Division finished its last of 25 emergency beach repair projects authorized after Hurricane Sandy. This effort, funded under the Corps’ Flood Control and Coastal Emergency (FC&CE) program, served to repair and restore coastal storm risk […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A draft environmental assessment for repairs to levee unit R-627, Grace Street Ditch, in Douglas County, Neb. is currently available for public review. The draft (EA) evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing erosion damage to the levee caused by high flows in June 2014. The damaged area is located along the left descending bank of […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The contractor, Fisher Sand and Gravel, commenced construction on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 to complete the elevation of the East Bank back levee from Braithwaite to Scarsdale to 12.5 feet. This 6 mile section of levee on the upper end of the East Bank from Braithwaite to Scarsdale is currently elevated to 8.5 feet. The […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The United States Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission (USIBWC) has hired experts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct geotechnical investigations on the U.S. Rio Grande flood control levee near Brownsville, Texas. The USIBWC requested the work after cracks were detected this spring in a part of the levee located […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated the levee system surrounding the City of Woodland as unacceptable. The Sacramento District conducted a periodic inspection of the levee system beginning in December 2012. Initial findings were provided in June 2013 for review to the Central Valley Flood Protection Board, Reclamation District 2035, […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, the County of Santa Barbara and the City of Santa Maria will host a Santa Maria River Levee Improvement Project Completion Ceremony tomorrow. This event signals the end of the six year long construction project to repair the levee. The ceremony will be held near the […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Department of Environmental Protection’s Office of Ecosystem Projects introduced a consolidated Environmental Resource Permit, or ERP, to the United States Army Corps of Engineers for the Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) Repair and Rehabilitation Project (R&R Project). The permit authorizes construction and replacement of Culverts 2, 12A and HP-2 with new water control structures S-278 […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kerang will be better protected from any future floods thanks to a $1.7 million upgrade to the town’s levee system. At an official opening today, Minister for Water Peter Walsh said a permanent levee had been constructed around the entire town perimeter. “The improved levee bank will protect the town of Kerang from flooding, as […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman Bill Enyart (D-IL) visited Grand Tower yesterday to personally assess the situation in Grand Tower. “Faced with the federal deficit and shrinking budgets, we’ll have to fight for every dollar to repair these critically important levees. This tour provided me with an update on the situation in Grand Tower, and insight into my […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation urged the Army Corps of Engineers to use a portion of the approximately $200 million in funding appropriated for construction of high priority projects as part of the Omnibus Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2014 to fix the portions of the Wood River Levee that have been negatively impacted […]

  • 17 December 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has completed a new setback levee along the Sacramento River in West Sacramento. Crews completed construction of the new setback levee’s seepage cutoff wall last week. Cutoff walls strengthen levees and help prevent water leaking through or under them. The setback levee, near South River Road, was […]

  • 29 November 2013

    On 2 December 2013 HR Wallingford’s Jonathan Simm will be helping to launch the first International Levee Handbook at a joint Institution of Civil Engineers and CIRIA event in London, UK. The role of levees in flood defences has received increased attention in recent years, mainly due to events such as hurricanes Katrina and Rita […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Federally-required inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District have shown a need for Salt Lake County, Utah, to address important maintenance issues of the levee systems along the 12-mile Surplus Canal. The canal, which was upgraded by the Corps in 1960, drains Jordan River water into the Great Salt Lake. The Sacramento […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of four Kings River levee systems as unacceptable. The Sacramento District conducted periodic inspections of four systems along the Kings River in rural Fresno and Kings counties during January-February 2012. The Kings River Conservation District, which maintains the levee systems, was invited to […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment for Public Law 84-99 levee rehabilitation construction at the Main Ditch 6 levee near Hamburg, Iowa is currently available for public review. Rehabilitation construction will consist of in-line repairs to bring the levee back to pre-flood conditions. This draft EA is consistent with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as […]