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  • 10 August 2010

    For surfers, a beach break has an ephemeral quality. A sandbar might last for months, or might be removed entirely by the next storm. In a… By Grant Shilling (thetyee) [mappress] Source: thetyee, August 10, 2010;

  • 10 November 2011

    Insecurity, community restiveness, improper land speculation and encroachment into port land, siltation and non-proper maintenance…  (allafrica) [mappress] Source: allafrica, November 10, 2011;

  • 23 July 2010

    The city administration’s failure to overhaul the city’s poor sewerage and drainage systems has resulted in the rising phenomenon of localized flooding across the city. Some spots along Jl. RE Martadinata, Jl. Yos Sudarso, and Jl. Lodan Ancol, all in North Jakarta, are perennially flooded even during the dry season. They are located in the […]

  • 26 November 2009
    Business & Finance

    AMSTERDAM – Royal Boskalis Westminster nv is not active in Dubai and is therefore not affected by the current financial problems in the country, said a spokesman from the dredging contractor Thursday… Source: Financieel Dagblad, November 26, 2009

  • 12 April 2011

    Property developers here are hoping for a long-term solution to the shortage of sand in the state.   (thestar) [mappress] Source: thestar, April 12, 2011  

  • 11 October 2010

    Jakarta Governor Fauzi Bowo said the East Flood Canal (BKT) was not a complete solution to the city’s chronic floods, especially now as the… By Indah Setiawati (thejakartapost) [mappress] Source: thejakartapost, October 11, 2010;

  • 30 November 2010

    A meeting to discuss the challenges posed by flooding and other waterway issues in Hampton will be held on Tuesday evening at the Hampton… By David Macaulay (dailypress) [mappress] Source: dailypress, November 30, 2010;

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Pat Quinn has announced investments for stormwater control projects in Blue Island from his Illinois Jobs Now! capital construction program. The announcement is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to protect the environment by modernizing Illinois’ water infrastructure, create jobs and drive Illinois’ economy forward. “It’s important that all of Illinois’ communities are protected from […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Thailand Research Fund (TRF) in cooperation with Songkhla province has held a meeting to discuss solutions to solving coastal erosion problems. Dr.Silaporn Buasai, Deputy Chief of the TRF, stated that the purpose of the meeting was for the TRF to present solutions gathered from researches on coastal erosion problem solving, especially in Songklha province, […]

  • 4 November 2011

    During the first week of an emergency dredging of the Montauk Harbor Inlet, a number of boats struck the 12-inch diameter pipe that transpor… By Russell Drumm (easthamptonstar) [mappress] Source: easthamptonstar, November 4, 2011

  • 25 January 2010

    No vessels and barges loaded with fertilizer, fuel and rice could reach Baghabari port for the last 18 days due to poor navigability in the Jamuna River, and thereby virtually brought the activities of the port into a halt. Sources said that a total of 32 vessels… [mappress] Source:nation.ittefaq,January 24,2010;

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      A new report into managing the impact of seas level rise was released today by the Local Government Association of South Australia (LGASA) and the Coast Protection Board. The report, Defining the Sea Level Rise Problem in South Australia, was co-funded by the State Government, Local Government Association and the Coast Protection Board and […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Five experts from the ‘Dutch Risk Reduction Team’, which includes Deltares, are visiting the Philippines right now. They are looking at what is needed to make the country more resilient so it can cope with the forces of nature in the future. The island country is working hard on reconstruction work after the devastation inflicted […]

  • 21 May 2010

    Sedimentation at the Bili-Bili dam in Gowa regency, South Sulawesi, may halve the dam’s lifespan and cut its capacity to prevent… [mappress] Source: thejakartapost, May 21, 2010;

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Brigantine, New Jersey, continues to pursue a more permanent solution to the town’s ongoing struggle to prevent erosion of the north-end beaches. The City Engineer Ed Stinson announced at the May 3 Council Meeting that he is having discussions with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, who are very interested in finding […]

  • 25 April 2010

    Metro Vancouver’s marine communities complain that rising silt levels in the region’s secondary channels are leaving them high and dry and threatening to cause widespread chaos in the region. At times, commercial fishermen have to wait hours to get into Steveston Harbour to deliver their catch… [mappress] Source:vancouversun,April 25,2010;

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Bundaberg’s coastal communities will be better prepared for the impacts of rising sea levels, storm tides and erosion as a result of a $451,000 grant from the Palaszczuk Government. According to Minister for Environment and Science, Leeanne Enoch, the funding will allow Bundaberg Regional Council to identify risks and examine management options in communities threatened […]

  • 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 March 2010

    ROCHESTER– Despite it’s beauty, a newly formed lake improvement district says there’s an ugly problem lying beneath Lake Zumbro. [mappress] Source:kttc,March 25,2010

  • 31 July 2012

    The Manila Times reports that Sen. Francis “Chiz” Escudero wants private sector to help solve the worsening flood problem in Metro Manila and other parts of the country. He said the government and the private sector should get their acts together to solve the perennial flood problem. “The task of solving the flood problem cannot […]

  • 17 October 2011

    The Army Corps of Engineers expect silt levels and a lack of rainfall to force the closure of the Hickman Riverport in western Kentucky… (wpsdlocal6) [mappress] Source: wpsdlocal6, October 17, 2011;

  • 14 April 2011

    Vast swathes of agricultural land on the banks of the Chu River in Thieu Nguyen Commune in the central province of Thanh Hoa has been… (dztimes) [mappress] Source: dztimes, April 14, 2011  

  • 17 October 2010

    The state-wide ban on sand extraction from riverbeds is badly affecting construction projects across the city. The Bombay High Court had … By Ashutosh Patil (mumbaimirror) [mappress] Source: mumbaimirror, October 17, 2010;

  • 30 July 2012

    A Viet Nam News Agency reporter said about 50 floating dredges were hunting for the precious mineral on three rivers running through Binh Gia, Huu Lung and Loc Binh. „Local leaders were determined to put an end to this practice,“ said Nguyen Huu Chien, a representative of the provincial people’s committee. Despite efforts to control […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Somchai Janpratin, deputy mayor of Songkhla Province, yesterday examined the Tao-it dredging project in the city municipality. The drains are the main way to funnel water from the city into Songkhla Lake, and dredging will let the water flow from the city into the lake faster, lessening the flood problem in Tao-it neighborhood that occurs […]

  • 19 July 2012

    Planned development of the Port of Fort Pierce is undergoing its initial stage and already encountering various obstacles. The development proposition comes at a time when the sole port operator, Atlantic Caribbean Line, is laying off workers due to a standstill of construction projects in the Bahamas, TC Palm news site cited Ken Roberts of […]