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  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) yesterday announced the award of $6.8 million in matching grants for 33 projects, spread across the state, to mitigate water pollution from stormwater and nonpoint sources, reduce flooding, and strengthen Rhode Island’s climate resilience. The grants are made possible through funding from the Narragansett Bay and Watershed […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Kevin Moran T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief, visited Banagher, Co Offaly yesterday where works have started on a flood relief project at the Portavolla Estate. The works, which were approved under the OPW’s Minor Flood Mitigation Works and Coastal Protection scheme, are being led […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Norfolk is hosting the Dutch Dialogues Virginia: Life at Sea Level, the workshop that gathered experts on urban water management, from engineers to planners, to discuss, discover and design ideas and solutions for the future. Dutch Dialogues workshops are the latest component of the long history and friendship between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the United […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Kay Granger last week released the following statement after the House Appropriations Committee approved a balanced and responsible energy and water spending bill. The bipartisan bill provides badly needed investments in Army Corps of Engineers’ water infrastructure and flood-control projects like the Trinity River Vision project in Fort Worth, according to the Granger’s press […]

  • 26 July 2012

    Based on a review of hydrogeologic information from the SEACO plant site, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has determined that contamination in the groundwater at the site will not impact the Congaree River. Also, a DHEC review of current monitoring data from the Congaree River shows there are no detectable levels […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    To prevent a worsening outbreak of algae blooms this summer at City Park Lake in Baton Rouge, LA, a series of herbicide treatments will be applied between May and July, said BREC – the agency that connects people to parks and nature in East Baton Rouge Parish. The mild winter and warm spring resulted in […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A lobbying effort by Hinchinbrook MP Nick Dametto has forced the Federal Coalition Government to come good on their election promise to allocate funding to go toward the dredging of Cardwell’s One Mile Creek. Mr Dametto said that this morning’s expected announcement of $1.5 million for dredging was an important step forward in solving the […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Just over a year since major work was done to improve and stabilize sand dunes at New Brighton, the benefits continue to be realized, the New South Wales’ Byron Shire Council said in its today’s release.  In October 2017, Byron Shire Council undertook a beach scraping program to help protect the dune system against short […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance

     The President of Togo, Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe, who pays particular attention to the issues of fight against global warming and protection against coastal degradation in Africa, has commended Eko Atlantic City on its technique adopted to provide a permanent solution to coastal erosion. Gnassingbe gave the commendation during a tour of the new city, led […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, hosted three different schools, James Island Christian School (JICS), The Porter Gaud School (PG) and Charleston Charter School of Math and Science (CCSMS) at Folly Beach to learn more about the Corps and the Folly Beach Shore Protection Project. While CCSMS visited the project in February, PG […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Mississippi River at the Carrollton gauge in New Orleans has risen above 11 feet, prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, to activate its Phase I flood fight procedures. Activation procedures consist of working with local levee authorities to closely monitor the levees along the Mississippi River. Inspections on the Mississippi […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The clean-up has begun of a section of Pukekura Park’s lake system. Last week the dredging of sediment from the Main Lake was stopped when the upper part of the Serpentine, between the main and lily lakes, was clogged with fresh sediment. Manager Parks Mark Bruhn says a sucker truck is being used to pump […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association CEDA is ringing the changes at Europort 2013 with a new initiative called the CEDA Forum. This stimulating and informative event will replace the usual Dredging Days this year. Taking as its theme ‘Dredging in a Changing World’, CEDA Forum’s centrepiece will be two interactive workshops taking place on Thursday 7 […]

  • 17 September 2012

    The Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) and the local government of Taytay and two fast food chains recently signed an agreement to rehabilitate Laguna Lake. LLDA General Manager and Presidential Adviser for Environmental Protection Neric Acosta, Taytay Mayor Joric Gacula, Romeo Bacocho, vice president of McDonald’s Golden Arches Development Corp., and Leah Liza Junio, general […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Partrac, the Scottish-based marine survey and coastal consultancy group, has launched its U.S. subsidiary – Partrac GeoMarine Inc. Partrac GeoMarine is based in Houston, Texas, and offers the full range of services and products already offered by its parent company in Europe. “Houston is the ideal US hub for Partrac GeoMarine,” said Partrac co-founder Sam […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio has just asked the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works to fully fund critical repairs to Port Orford’s failed breakwater after money for these necessary repairs was redirected by the Army Corps to address disaster recovery needs. “Storm damage, coupled with […]

  • 24 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Renton, WA, is currently conducting a maintenance dredging project on the Cedar River to prevent flooding of the surrounding community. The King County Flood Control District is funding over $13 million for the overall project and is providing approximately $7.5 million to fund the project’s construction. Approximately 120,000 cubic yards of gravel and […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Sinn Féin Louth TD Gerry Adams has welcomed the decision by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, to approve a Foreshore Licence for maintenance dredging works at Annagassan Harbour, at Castlebellingham. The Minister has agreed that the licence should be issued to Louth County Council as a priority. Adams said: “Growing […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The original dredge, the “Saibai” is back in operation this morning at the Mooloolaba Harbour entrance during calmer weather, which was the good news, MP Fiona Simpson said. “The bad news is that the heavier dredge, the Port Frederick, has been found to be more badly damaged than originally hoped with both propellors damaged, meaning […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has presented a “Special Recognition Award” to the Great Lakes National Program Office (GLNPO), a department of the U.S. Environmental Agency, for its long-standing efforts to restore and protect the health of the Great Lakes, specifically by remediating historical contamination in ports, harbors and other waterways. According to WEDA, GLNPO […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of South Australia’s Department for Environment and Water said in its latest release that immediate works to address erosion at Adelaide’s West Beach are continuing this week with new sand placement operations. Sand will be relocated from Semaphore South breakwater to West Beach to build up the area’s dunes to address the ongoing erosion. Coastal […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $100 million loan for the Enshi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture in the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) Hubei Province to address environmental and public health concerns associated with widespread water pollution and flooding in the region.  “This assistance will support major upgrades in wastewater and flood […]

  • 11 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work has started on site on a £2.5 million project which will help protect around 100 homes and businesses in a South Tyneside community from flooding. Monkton flood alleviation scheme will also see a section of the Bede Burn running underground opened up – known as ‘daylighting’ – and green space created for the community […]

  • 22 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Mandaue City has bought its first amphibious machine to dredge the silted Butuanon River and Mahiga Creek, the SunStar Cebu reports.  According to Mandaue City Mayor, Luigi Quisumbing, this machine will go to any river or stream, but primarily in Butuanon River and Mahiga Creek, without needing a place to park because it will […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Western Australian Regional Development Minister Terry Redman yesterday announced the beginning of the $23.1 million Beresford Foreshore coastal protection and enhancement project. According to Mr Redman, the project – supported by $17.28 million from the Liberal National Government’s Royalties for Regions program – will address an ongoing and expensive erosion problem and protect economic infrastructure. “Works will soon begin to address […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 5th International Conference on Estuaries and Coasts (ICEC), organized by Sultan Qaboos University, will take place on November 2-4, 2015 in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. The Middle East region is going through an era of rapid coastal development which may be attributed to the strategic location of this region. Usually such developments bring economic […]