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  • 3 March 2011

    Erosion had hit the popular Hardings Beach so hard that the traditional spots for lifeguard stands had become too narrow to set them up. By Doreen Leggett (wickedlocal) [mappress] Source: wickedlocal, March 3, 2011

  • 7 December 2010

    The city of Qingdao in Shandong Province is known for its sandy beaches, wild beer festival and its unique architecture. But recent visitors… By Liang Chen (globaltimes) [mappress] Source: globaltimes, December 7, 2010;

  • 21 January 2010

    A STINKING problem at Port Geographe can be landed squarely in the lap of developers… [mappress] Source: Busselton Mail, January 20, 2010

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The ‘Colombian-Dutch Dialogues’ will start today and last until 4 December 2014 in the coastal city of Santa Marta, Colombia. Dutch water experts will debate an urgent erosion problem affecting the Caribbean coast of Colombia. The event will be led by international engineering and consultancy firm Witteveen+Bos. Experts of Witteveen+Bos and other Dutch water […]

  • 24 October 2011

    John Redmond Reservoir averages just 6 feet deep. The lake, which supplies water to several Kansas towns and the Wolf Creek nuclear plant, n… More info: kansas BY MICHAEL PEARCE [mappress] Source: kansas, October 24, 2011;

  • 20 July 2012

    The Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District continues to search for economical ways to keep the Atchafalaya Bar Channel clear of sediment, reports Dredging would cost too much and would take too long. Therefore, the Army Corps and Morgan City port seek new possible solutions to this problem. Historically, the Port of Morgan City […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    As one of the world’s most densely populated capitals, Manila struggles with insufficient transport infrastructure. This can slow down economic growth and hinder economic potential. A large-scale transport plan for Manila Bay will help solve the problem by interconnecting air- and seaport facilities. With a GDP growth of 7% per year, the Philippines is among […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Chennai Corporation recently acquired an amphibious multipurpose Watermaster dredger to counter the water hyacinth problem plaguing the Chennai’s water canals in Kodungaiyur.  Hyacinth can be a real problem in many ways: it restricts water flow, blocks sunlight for aquatic plants, starves water of oxygen and kills fish. For years, the Chennai Corporation has […]

  • 6 December 2012

    Regarding the seagrass accumulation and beach erosion problems at the Port Geographe in Busselton, more than $28 million in funding has been announced by the State Government to address these issues. The plan includes modifying the shape and length of the western breakwater. This should eliminate trapping of the sediment and seagrass at the mentioned […]

  • 27 September 2011

    A sand bar that accumulated near the mouth of Oceanside Harbor after strong surf pounded the California coast earlier this month has made…   By Nathan Scharn (signonsandiego) [mappress] Source: signonsandiego, September 27, 2011;

  • 25 October 2010

    The city of Port of Spain was built on mud flats and reclaimed lands. At high tide, with virtually a drizzle, the city is prone to flooding… By William Dalton-Brown (trinidadexpress) [mappress] Source: trinidadexpress, October 25, 2010;

  • 10 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    As part of its efforts to combat the perennial flooding problems ravaging various parts of Nigerian Ondo State, the State Government has acquired new amphibious excavator CAT 320D2. Commenting the latest news, the Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, said that the amphibious excavator is required in the state for dredging and clearing of […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District, is inviting comments to assist in the preparation and evaluation of a study to restore the aquatic ecosystem, owned by Central Arkansas Water, along the Maumelle River in Pulaski County. Man-made low water river crossings and the construction of levees along the Maumelle River are causing erosion […]

  • 9 August 2011

    The long-standing problem of the flooding of Harbor Park will be the subject of a meeting on Monday night.     (wfsb) [mappress] Source: wfsb, August 9, 2011

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has said Mr Seeney’s comments that the Queensland Government would deal directly with UNESCO will not address the problems created by fast-tracking industrial development along the Great Barrier Reef. Felicity Wishart, Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said the World Heritage Committee wants the Queensland and Federal Governments to end the […]

  • 7 June 2011

    Authorities should stop wasting money and delaying action on Swansea’s problematic navigation channel at Black Neds Bay, a Lake Macquarie… BY DAMON CRONSHAW (theherald) [mappress] Source: theherald, June 7, 2011  

  • 23 June 2011

    A sand dredging operation of “unprecedented scale” on the Tatai river, in Koh Kong province, had decimated fish stocks, ruined eco-tourism… By David Boyle and Vong Sokheng (phnompenhpost) [mappress] Source: phnompenhpost, June 23, 2011

  • 29 March 2011

    Before summer starts, Holland Harbor will be dredged for the season — but don’t expect to see the King Company barges in the channel… By JIM HAYDEN (hollandsentinel) [mappress] Source: hollandsentinel, March 29, 2011    

  • 19 August 2010

    The burden of dealing with frequent flooding in the Rewa Delta is expected to be a thing of the past now that the Primary Industries Ministry has launched the Rewa River dredging works… (fijitimes) [mappress] Source: fijitimes, August 19, 2010;

  • 4 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The 12th Nigerian Dredging Summit and Exhibition is set to take place from September 24 – 28, 2018, in the Rockview Hotel in Abuja. Nigerian seaport operations have made tremendous strides in recent years although the main challenge now includes adaptations for pre-eminence amongst rival West Africa ports. Since 2017, problems arising from traffic gridlock […]

  • 19 November 2010

    Dredging is to be done in Tairua Harbour later this month to address problems with boats launching at Esplanade Beach…   [mappress] Source: Hauraki Herald, November 19, 2010;

  • 30 June 2010

    A group formed to preserve Capitol Lake issued a report Tuesday calling for a public-private partnership to dredge the lake and tackle … By John Dodge [mappress] Source: theolympian, July 1, 2010;

  • 17 November 2010

    COULD the reconstruction of Myall Point be the solution to sand problems plaguing Port Stephens?…   (myallcoastnota) [mappress] Source: myallcoastnota;

  • 24 February 2011

    The City Engineer’s office is confident that the flooding problem in the city will soon be addressed by the city government of Tacloban…   (leytesamardaily) [mappress] Source: leytesamardaily, February 24, 2011;

  • 7 October 2012

    According to, Scituate has received two grants totaling $110,000 aimed at fixing longstanding coastal problems. These grants from the state Department of Conservation and Recreation include $60,000 to help with repairs to the seawall on Turner Road and $50,000 for the dredging project at the intersection of the North and South Rivers. “We try […]

  • 16 September 2011

    With a fast-approaching deadline and continuing problems with the Hernando Beach channel dredge, the president of the company performing… By Barbara Behrendt (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, September 16, 2011