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  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lucena City Mayor Roderick “Dondon” Alcala pledged his full support Tuesday to intensify the city’s Rivers Resuscitation Program to make Lucena’s major tributaries ecologically sustainable and “alive.” At the project committee hearing Tuesday, Mayor Alcala assured city folks on the existing funds for the rehabilitation of the city’s major waterways Iyam and Dumaca. Alcala confirmed […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Portneuf River Flood Reduction Project, Systems 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, which is operated and maintained by the City of Pocatello, received overall system ratings of “unacceptable” following their most recent U.S. Army Corps of Engineers periodic inspection reports finalized on Nov. 16, 2012. This project was originally constructed on Sept. 19, 1967. […]

  • 3 September 2012

    Following its formal commissioning, the multi-billion Onitsha River Port Complex has begun operations last week. According to thisdaylive.com, the formal unveiling of the Onitsha River Port Complex followed its complete rehabilitation by the Federal Government. “The facility involved the construction of a new port building, staff quarters, erosion control, and procurement of modern cargo equipment […]

  • 30 August 2012

    A P32-million dredging machine of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is set to arrive in Iloilo City on September 25 to augment the on-going dredging at the Iloilo River and its tributaries. DPWH regional director Edilberto Tayao confirmed that the new dredging machine, the Water Master, will now be permanently assigned in […]

  • 7 June 2012

    Onitsha River Port in Anambra state is now fully operational and equipped to standard, according to allafrica.com. Architect Ahmed Aminu Yar’adua, Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), disclosed this while conducting members of the House of Representatives Committee on Marine Transport on a tour of the River Niger to ascertain ongoing dredging […]

  • 16 May 2012

    The local government of Iloilo City, together with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), shall spearhead the 1st Philippine International River Summit on May 30 to June 1. In a press conference last Monday, Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog said the project is beyond mere river clean-up; it is an initiative towards […]

  • 26 April 2012

    Perfect sailing weather awaited the Old Dominion University sailing team, but they chose instead to remain ashore on the banks of the Elizabeth River — just long enough to celebrate the grand opening of their new sailing pier. Flanked by friends and guests, ODU officials and its project partners, Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 19 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District is holding two public meetings on May 1 and May 3 to discuss the district’s post flood rehabilitation efforts after flooding that occurred along the Missouri River in 2011 and to answer questions from the public. Members of Congress have been invited to attend. The first […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division, will hold a series of public meetings in seven cities throughout the basin beginning April 16 to update the public on current hydrologic conditions in the Missouri River basin and planned regulation of the mainstem reservoirs during the coming months. At each location, an open house will […]

  • 9 March 2012

    Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio L. Singson ordered DPWH Region 5 to complete the repair and rehabilitation of Busay-Bongalon River Control Project in Daraga, Albay soonest. The DPWH Chief issued the instruction following the reported occurrence of flooding along Culliat Section of Daang Maharlika caused by the direct flowing of water from Busay-Bongalon river […]

  • 27 February 2012

    The Kansas City District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a total of six contracts since January to repair seven levees that were damaged in the devastating Missouri River flood in 2011. Approximately 30 contracts are expected to be awarded in the district’s efforts to respond to 55 requests for assistance from […]

  • 13 January 2012

    The Yakima River levee system is bustling with activity these days as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers works to construct a setback levee measuring nearly 3,900 linear feet on the left bank of the Yakima River near Sportsman State Park. Construction commenced Monday on the approximately $2.9 million federally-funded project which is expected to […]

  • 25 October 2011

    The rehabilitation of the Marilao-Meycauayan-Obando River System (MMORS) being implemented by Bulacan Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado wil… (journal) [mappress] Source: journal, October 25, 2011

  • 17 June 2011

    The Cotabato-based Presidential Task Force Mindanao River Basin Rehabilitation and Development (PTFMRBRD) office has recommended four… (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, June 17, 2011

  • 16 May 2011

    Industry giants have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) on a project dubbed as “Adopt-a-River”, a priority venture under the River Rehabilitation Program of LLDA. The program is geared towards the rehabilitation, protection and conservation of the rivers within the Laguna de Bay region. Under the terms of agreement, […]

  • 26 April 2011

    Tabaquite MP Dr Suruj Rambachan has assured that the repaving and rehabilitation of the Torrib Tabaquite Road and St John’s… (newsday) [mappress] Source: newsday, April 26, 2011    

  • 7 February 2011

    The clean-up and rehabilitation initiatives of the Mabilog administration for the Iloilo river got abig boost when Senator Franklin M. Drilon requested the Department of Public Works andHighways (DPWH) to deploy dredging equipment to reduce the siltation of this waterway. Drilon saw for himself the improvements on the Iloilo River after an early morning brisk […]

  • 25 November 2010

    A Belgian firm involved in various dredging projects both here and abroad has urged the residents of Metro Manila, especially those living in the Marikina Watershed, to take good care of the Pasig River. According to Belgian company Baggerwerken Decloedt & Zoon (BDZ), all government and private sector efforts in cleaning the metro waterway will […]

  • 3 June 2010

    The Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC) has assured the public that the ongoing Pasig River Dredging Project has complied with all… [mappress] Source: mb, June 3, 2010;

  • 28 May 2010

    After decades of rehabilitation, the Thames Estuary, downriver from London, is widely acknowledged as one of the cleanest metropolitan… [mappress] Source: nytimes, May 28, 2010;

  • 25 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission estimates 2 million cubic meters of silt or about half the targeted volume dredged after seven months of work… [mappress] Source: Manila Standard Today, January 25, 2010;

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $150 million loan to help Pingxiang municipality in Jiangxi Province tackle long-standing flooding and connectivity problems. The project will fund a set of integrated infrastructure investments that optimize benefits in four main subcenters—Pingxiang in Lianhua; Luxi, and Shangli counties; and Xiangdong District. These include river rehabilitation and […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The EU FP7-project Restoring Rivers for Effective Catchment Management (REFORM) will host an international conference on Novel Approaches to Assess and Rehabilitate Modified Rivers. The conference will take place in Wageningen, the Netherlands, from 30 June to 2 July 2015. The purpose of the conference is to enlarge awareness of the need and appreciation for […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IMS latest delivery to the Philippines, the company’s Model 5012 LP Versi-Dredge has been successfully operational since early 2014 in Marikina River. IMS commemorated the occasion by presenting a replica of the Model 5012 LP Versi-Dredge to Mayor Del R. De Guzman and his city engineers. The dredge was purchased as part of the city […]

  • 26 November 2012

    Pangasinan Provincial Administrator Rafael Howard F. Baraan pointed out the difficulty that the provincial government went through to implement coastal management efforts and river clean up projects. The provincial government underwent dismantling of illegal fish pens, dredging, mangrove planting and dispersal of fingerlings along the river systems of the province to revitalize the ecosystem there. […]

  • 2 April 2012

    Less than 10% of rivers and canals in flood-risk areas have been dredged. The Water Resources Department is confident that they will finish all the projects before the rainy season begins, according to Bangkok Post. Only 155 out of 1,587 dredging projects in rivers and canals in the northern, northeastern and central regions have been […]