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  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Marco Ciarla, USACE Baltimore District’s Planning Division project manager, provided an overview of types of nonstructural flood risk management measures during a North Atlantic Division Nonstructural Workshop yesterday. The event, held at Baltimore District’s Headquarters, was focused on policy and guidance, planning and implementation of nonstructural measures. Nonstructural measures include dry and wet flood proofing, elevation […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Senator Debbie Mayfield has filed Senate Bill (SB) 446, titled Coastal Management, to help keep Florida’s pristine beaches preserved by addressing erosion control and sand management. The bill revises the criteria used by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to prioritize coastal restoration projects based on need and importance. According to an official announcement, […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford will be the organizer of a two-day training course from March 12-13, 2019, introducing participants with the methods being used in designing and planning coastal engineering and management schemes. According to the company, the course is aimed at those who have just started or are about to start work on coastal management or engineering […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Synergy Resource Management yesterday released a very interesting video about the progress on the Coomera Dredge Sediment Management Facility and its earthworks, construction, dredging and sediment processing operations.  For many years, the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA), City of Gold Coast Council (CoGC), developers and managers of estates situated along Coomera River and nearby waterways and […]

  • 28 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a series of three National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) public scoping meetings for the Florida Keys Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) Feasibility Study, and will accept public scoping comments until January 8, 2019. The purpose of this study is to reduce potential damages caused by coastal storms […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nearly 100 researchers, planners and decision makers from New York, Vermont and Quebec will gather at the State University of New York (SUNY) Plattsburgh for three days of flood management presentations, planning, and a response simulation during the bi-annual Lake Champlain/Richelieu River Study Board conference October 10-12. Dr. Curt Gervich, associate professor in the Center […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work is underway on the first of five natural flood management schemes along rivers in Norfolk to help manage flood risk to local properties and improve habitats, the Environment Agency said in its latest post.  Natural flood management helps store flood water upstream and slows the flow of water along river channels, complementing the use […]

  • 21 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The West Haven City Council enacted an ordinance on Monday, September 10, adopting the city’s first Harbor Management Plan. The new ordinance made West Haven the 24th municipality in Connecticut to have an adopted plan for harbor management, according to David W. Killeen, assistant city planner. The plan will guide the most appropriate uses of […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    A plan for the future erosion management of the City of Wanneroo’s 32 kilometers of coastline has been endorsed by the city’s council. The city’s Final Coastal Hazard Risk and Adaptation (CHRMAP) Report identifies areas of coastline that are vulnerable to coastal erosion due to the effects of climate change, and outlines a plan to […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The findings of a study, considering options for managing the coastline at Hemsby, were presented to the community on Thursday, July 19, said the Great Yarmouth Borough Council in its latest release.  In response to this year’s events, Great Yarmouth Borough Council brought forward the high-level study, funded through the Environment Agency, which as its […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gisborne District Council said in their announcement that a public information session will be held this week to update residents on progress of the Wainui Beach Erosion Management Strategy (WBEMS). The council said that, during the meeting, residents will learn more about recent hearing decisions in relation to the management strategy. Long term, the Wainui […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working in partnership with Arun District Council to improve the coastal defenses at Elmer and to reduce the risk of flooding and erosion to people and property. The shoreline at Elmer, West Sussex has a range of coastal defenses such as the offshore rock breakwaters (islands), shingle beaches and rock revetment. […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) will hold its 41st meeting from May 22-24, 2018, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, said in their latest release.  The meeting will take place at the Sioux Falls Convention Center, Sioux Falls, SD, beginning at 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 22, and concluding at 12:30 p.m. […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Over the past few years, Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) has gained a greater understanding of sediment movement in the estuary through studies and monitoring. According to the CHC, this work will inform a potential new and innovative approach to maintenance dredging in the estuary, which will be discussed and developed with local stakeholders. The possible […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A report outlining the shortlisted options for the Hunstanton Coastal Management Plan is now available, along with an online survey, reports the Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk. “We’re developing a Coastal Management Plan for the cliffs and sea defenses in Hunstanton, and we want input from local residents,” the Council announced. A Coastal Management […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Beaufort, NC, will host a public meeting today from 6-7:30 p.m. at the NOAA Beaufort Lab Auditorium, 101 Pivers Island Rd, Beaufort. According to the official announcement, the purpose of this meeting is to share information about safety and environmental problems in Taylor’s Creek and to get feedback from Town of Beaufort […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, and City of Chicago will host two workshops on the Calumet Harbor and River/Chicago Area Waterway System Dredged Material Management Study. These meetings will take place on Saturday, April 28, at Rowan Park (gymnasium), 11546 South Avenue L, Chicago, IL, and Monday, April 30, at Chicago Public Library Vodak East Side […]

  • 5 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, is scheduled to release a tentatively selected flood risk management plan for the Sweetwater Creek Watershed in Georgia for public and agency review on April 6. According to their release, USACE’s district will host two Open House meetings in the watershed on April 9 and April 10 to […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers is hosting Beaver Lake Master Plan and Shoreline Management Plan update workshops from March 27 through March 29 to share the draft master plan, draft shoreline management plan, and associated environmental compliance documents with the public. The drop-in style workshops will be held at the following locations: March 27 from […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, will host a public workshop on the Upper Joachim Floodplain Management Plan at the De Soto Community Center in De Soto, Mo, today from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.   The workshop, organized in partnership with the City of De Soto, Jefferson County, the Missouri Department of Natural […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    A draft Shoreline Management Plan for the Ayrshire coastline has been prepared by North Ayrshire and South Ayrshire Councils and will be presented to the community next week. The plan presents a large-scale assessment of the risks to the people of Ayrshire and its developed, historic and natural environment, from coastal flooding and erosion, and identifies […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers’ Little Rock District is hosting Bull Shoals Lake Shoreline Management Plan update workshops from February 26 through March 1 to share the draft shoreline management plan and collect public comments. A draft Environmental Assessment, which evaluates the potential impacts of each alternative, will also be available for review, said USACE. […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee will hold an Adaptive Management Workshop in Nebraska City on February 6-8. The Bird, Fish, and Human Considerations teams were developed as part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers adaptive management framework for implementing the Missouri River Recovery Program. The program seeks to avoid a finding of jeopardy […]