Search results for: muck removal

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  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Starting on or around February 12th, the Aztec Parks Department will begin dredging of the Riverside Fish Pond, the City of Aztec, New Mexico, said in its latest announcement. The project will take approximately one month from start date. According to the official statement, the pond will be closed off at times and walking around […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     Brevard County’s Official Save Our Indian River Lagoon has just released a very interesting video about the Cocoa Beach dredging program in Florida.  In the video, Cocoa Beach Project Manager, Wayne Carragino, discusses about the muck removal project in the canals of Cocoa Beach, explaining the challenges and benefits of this project that will […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) has awarded Brevard County an additional $21.5 million legislative appropriation grant for Phase II of the Brevard County Muck Dredging project. This latest funding builds on the previous $20 million awarded in the past two years for muck removal in the Indian River Lagoon, for a total investment of $41.5 million to date. Muck build-up is […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A $115,000 grant from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection will provide funding for Brevard County to complete a sediment removal project for a canal in the town of Indian River Isles that will help reduce harmful nutrient input into Indian River Lagoon. The project will remove approximately 12,000 yards of muck soils from the […]

  • 6 January 2010

    Nearly five years after regional water-pollution cops announced a landmark order to clean toxic muck in San Diego Bay, they’re back with a plan that would remove just 16 percent of the sediment targeted initially. [mappress] Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune, January 6, 2009

  • 6 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    A $7.3 million partnership project between the City of Cocoa Beach, Brevard County, the St. Johns River Water Management District and the Florida DEP will remove 200,000 cubic yards of muck from 12 canals in the Banana River Lagoon – and along with it,189,000 pounds of total nitrogen and 115,800 pounds of total phosphorus. “Dredging […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Nearly 500,000 cubic yards of muck will be removed from the Grand Canal as part of a $27 million Indian River Lagoon restoration project, Brevard County Board of County Commissioners reports. The dredging operations, expected to take four years to complete, officially started last week. The project entails hydraulic dredging of the Grand Canal system […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    WEDA, a non-profit technical association devoted to the exchange of knowledge in fields related to dredging, navigation, marine engineering and construction, recently held the 2018 Conference in Norfolk, Virginia. For over five years, DSC Dredge LLC has sponsored the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Best Paper Award at its annual Dredging Summit & Expo. Always with […]

  • 12 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Gator Dredging, a Florida based dredging contractor, has completed the muck removal from Turkey Creek in Palm Bay, Florida, under budget and ahead of schedule. Part of the larger Indian River Lagoon cleanup effort in Brevard County, this project involved dredging over 236,000 cubic yard of muck using an Ellicott 670 dredger Jesse Marie. “Dredging […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Monroe County just completed an air curtain installation that blocks weeds from entering Big Pine Key’s Canal #287, one of the Keys’ 131 “poor”-rated canals. This marks the end of the construction phase of the County’s original $5-million investment in demonstration projects that implemented four different restoration methods – air curtain weed gate installation, organic […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Gator Dredging, a Florida based dredging contractor, is now at 50% completion of the muck removal from Turkey Creek, located in Palm Bay, FL. Part of the larger Indian River Lagoon cleanup effort in Brevard County, this project involves dredging over 235,000 cubic yards of muck using an Ellicott 670 dredge called ‘Jesse Marie’. The […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Florida’s Brevard County is embarking on a large-scale environmental dredging project for the Indian River Lagoon. Decades of excessive pollution has overwhelmed the natural resilience and assimilative capacity of this National Estuary. This legacy of pollutant load contributed to record breaking algae blooms in 2011 and 2012, loss of 60% of the seagrass beds, and unusual mortality […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) awarded $10 million in grant funding to Brevard County last week for the removal of up to 350,000 cubic yards of muck in the Indian River Lagoon and its tributaries. “Governor Scott and Florida’s legislative leaders are committed to improving the health of the Indian River Lagoon,” said […]

  • 24 November 2011

    According to the data relating to more than 1.2 million fish, originating from 154 different species, sampled within a 10-year study of the St. Sebastian River by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, the dredging did not have considerable influence on the fish population. The study’s findings outlined by Richard Paperno, a marine biologist […]

  • 11 January 2010

    MUCK REMOVAL: The unwanted sediment is called many names: goo, ooze, muck, slurry. [mappress] Source: tcpalm,January 9,2010;

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District, Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), state and local elected officials, and Indian River Lagoon protection advocates yesterday celebrated the completion of a two-year-long muck dredging project in the Eau Gallie River aimed at improving water quality. Attendees gathered at historic Ballard Park at the mouth of the […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Governement’s Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has just release the latest update on their Manila Bay dredging scheme, saying that the total volume of removed muck and silt from 20m distance from shore to bay and thickness/depth of two meters is 18,000m³ at the moment.  “Two units of multi-purpose amphibious dredge […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The removal of more than 44,000 cubic yards of muck was a cause for celebration yesterday for the St. Johns River Water Management District and its partners, Brevard County and the City of Cocoa Beach. The celebration included a boat tour of 13 canals in the Banana River Lagoon region of the Indian River Lagoon […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    On November 8, 2016 the citizens of Brevard County voted to approve a 10-year, ½ cent sales tax to implement the county’s “Save Our Indian River Lagoon Project Plan” (SOIRLPP). The plan includes a portfolio of projects to reduce primary sources of pollution (including excess fertilizer, septic system effluent, nutrient enriched reclaimed water, and stormwater); […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    SRS – Sediment Removal Services, Inc., an Indiana based dredging contractor, has just announced that they are setting up their equipment at Lake Manitou to begin a channel dredging scheme. The main goal of this cleanup project is to gain navigable water depths for the residence who live back in the area, SRS said. The dredging of […]

  • 26 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work to demolish a now redundant lifeboat station on the West Sussex coast has moved into the marine phase following the arrival of a jack-up barge. Mackley, working on behalf of the RNLI, started the demolition last month following the completion of a new lifeboat station in Selsey – rendering the existing building surplus to […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Forty-three projects will share in approximately $21.3 million from the St. Johns River Water Management District for construction of water supply and water conservation, water quality improvement, flood protection and natural systems restoration projects. The district’s governing board earlier this week approved the project ranking for the fiscal year 2017-2018 Districtwide Annual Cost-share Program. More […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    As special session talks heat up in the Capitol, Senator Thad Altman just revealed that the revitalization of the Indian River Lagoon remains his top legislative priority, in addition to the restoration of the Florida Everglades. The Senate’s proposed budget allocates $37 million for Florida Forever, the state’s land acquisition program, which was contested by Altman […]

  • 22 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    May 30, 2014, marked the end of a 6 month dredging project in Stevenson’s Creek, Clearwater, FL. Gator Dredging (the United States Army Corp of Engineers approved dredging contractor for Stevenson’s Creek) has successfully completed their hydraulic dredging project as part of the extensive effort to enhance water quality and remove sediment build-up in the […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Stevenson Creek dredging project is moving ahead. The project scope consists of dredging approximately 105,000 cubic yards of sediment from the canal. “Reach 1” calls for the removal of 63,000 cubic yards of muck/sand material. This encompasses an area approximately 1700 linear feet long, to a depth limit of -3.5 feet NGVD. “Reach 2” […]

  • 5 September 2012

    General Electric’s $1 billion PCB removal project resumes on the Hudson River, according to timesunion.com. Mark Behan, GE spokesman, said: “This year has been terrific as far as productivity goes.” The project is expected to remove 2 million cubic yards of contaminated sediment on a 40-mile stretch from Fort Edward to Troy by 2015 or […]

  • 24 May 2011

    With the muck at the bottom of Davis Lake substantially deeper than expected, making its removal substantially more expensive, the rehabilit… By ALI HELGOTH (newsherald) [mappress] Source: newsherald, May 24, 2011;