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  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler voted with a bipartisan majority of her colleagues late Thursday night to advance a responsible spending bill that secures funding for waterway maintenance on the Pacific Coast and Columbia River, as well as Hanford cleanup. The U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve the FY 2015 Energy and Water Appropriations […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Decatur City Council and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation will today hold a meeting to discuss details about the future of Lake Decatur Dredging Basins 1-4 and Oakley Sediment Basin Rehabilitation Contract (City Project W1314). The meeting will allow residents to ask questions about the city’s $89 million dredging project and receive updates on the […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has rescheduled the Harpers Slough Habitat and Rehabilitation public meeting to June 19. This meeting at Kerndt Brothers Savings Bank Community Center, 370 Main Street, Lansing, Iowa, 6-8 p.m., will be informal to allow for an open exchange of information. A short slide show will be […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In preparation for the onset of the rainy season and flooding, the city government of Parañaque City, has put in motion a comprehensive flood control program that includes the construction of a major diversion creek and the clearing of creeks and canals as well as the relocation of informal settler families living along critical waterways. […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hexagon Geospatial said that the Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company is now using GeoMedia® Web Map and GeoMedia® for the design of a new GIS system. This system will manage port infrastructure to improve conditions for the movement of vessels on the Danube River and the Bulgarian maritime spaces, as well as to enhance overall infrastructure […]

  • 14 April 2014

    Bad weather has slowed the progress of the $89 million Lake Decatur dredging project, reports Herald-Review. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, which is in charge of the project implementation, has won the contract from the City of Decatur to provide dredging services to increase the lake capacity. Lake Decatur, the largest lake on the […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The five terminals of Pasig River Ferry System have been rehabilitated by Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) in preparation for its opening on April. “We have started the rehabilitation because some of the ferry terminals have already deteriorated and neglected after its operations stopped,” said Engr. Emma Quiambao, director of the MMDA’s Sewerage Management Office […]

  • 11 March 2014

    Federal and local partners took a significant step towards reducing flood risk to the Metro East. Representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District, the Metro East Sanitary District and the Southwestern Illinois Flood Prevention District Council signed a project partnership agreement to address underseepage in the East St. Louis levee system. […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An official from the Cebu City Engineering District of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)-Region 7 said that they plan to implement some P404.2 million worth of projects in the city this year. District Engineer Fernando Cruz said the projects include the P289.5-million concreting and widening of the Don Serging Osmeña Ave. which […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, announced the receipt of an $89 million contract with the City of Decatur (IL) to provide dredging services to increase the capacity of Lake Decatur. The project, […]

  • 30 January 2014

    HR Wallingford has teamed up with Johannesburg-based Fourth Element Consulting to offer sustainable environmental solutions to the rapidly developing economies in southern Africa. The two organisations are now collaborating on a project to investigate flood management solutions for the Orange River in South Africa. Fourth Element Consulting has been engaged by ILISO Consulting to undertake […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., announced that the bill to fund the government for fiscal year 2014 includes critical funding for flood control, dredging and other major Corps of Engineers maintenance priorities for Louisiana’s waterways, including the Mississippi River. The bill eliminates the automatic spending cut—known as the sequester—that arbitrarily cut programs and resources […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee and a member of the Conference Committee to reconcile the House and Senate versions of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), made the following statement yesterday as the conference committee convened. “Chairman Boxer and I made the WRDA bill a top […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, will host two open houses this week to inform stakeholders and the public on the progress and future plans for the federal levee projects in the Metro East. The 75.8-mile system of levees in the Metro East protects an 111,700-acre area including parts of Alton, East […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter announced that he has officially been selected to be on the Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA) conference committee. In March, the Senate passed its version 83 to 14. Last week the House passed its version 417 to 3. Vitter is the lead sponsor of the Senate bill and the top […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will host two open houses in November to inform stakeholders and the public on the progress and future plans for the federal levee projects in the Metro East. The 75.8-mile system of levees in the Metro East includes Wood River Drainage and Levee District, Metro East […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). In March, the Senate passed their version 83 to 14. Vitter is the lead sponsor of the Senate bill and the top Republican on the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, which has jurisdiction […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Repairs to the Salzer Creek levee commence today as U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials begin repairs to a 100-foot-long damaged segment on the levee’s right bank, adjacent to the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds in Lewis County, Wash. The $185,000 project will repair damages from a November 2012 flood event which caused a 30-foot-long slope failure, […]

  • 5 September 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, awarded a $4 million construction contract for the Sunfish Lake Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project (HREP) in Pool 12 of the Mississippi River just south of Dubuque, Iowa, in Jo Daviess County, Ill. The contract, awarded to Dubuque Barge and Fleeting Service Company of Dubuque, is […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    More than 100,000 persons here have been affected by floods that continue to rise following days of incessant rains in Maguindanao and North Cotabato, officials announced. Lawyer Cynthia Guiani Sayadi, Cotabato City administrator, said 26 of Cotabato City’s 37 villages have been submerged by flood waters for a week already forcing thousands of resident to […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Work on the Cockreham Island Levee is set to resume today, when U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials return to complete repairs on a damaged levee segment located on the Skagit River’s right bank about one mile west of Hamilton, Wash. The $163,000 project will wrap-up repairs to the levee damaged in a November 2006 […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Work to mend and strengthen Ford Levee is set to begin today, when U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials begin repairs to a 175-foot-long damaged segment located on the Puyallup River south of Orting, Wash. The $136,000 project will address scour damage which reduced the levee’s flood defense to a two-year level of protection, or […]

  • 9 August 2013

    During a tour of the Port of Oswego day before yesterday, Representative Dan Maffei (D-NY) and Representative Richard Hanna (R-NY) announced a new effort to pass a strong Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) and bring critical support and infrastructure improvements to Central New York Ports and the Great Lakes region. This legislation will significantly impact […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of five rural levee systems in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta as unacceptable, and rated maintenance of two additional Delta levee systems as minimally acceptable. The Sacramento District conducted periodic inspections of the Hastings Tract and Cache Slough levee systems during January-February 2012. […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The provincial government of Negros Oriental on Thursday formally inaugurated the multi-million-peso river flood control project in Barangay Tapon Norte, San Jose town to prevent a repeat of the devastation wrought by tropical storm Sendong in 2011. Governor Roel Degamo and San Jose Mayor Carmelo Remollo led local and barangay officials during the simple blessing […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter today was able to get the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) agreed to in the U.S. Senate with a vote of 83 to 14. “WRDA is one of the single most significant pieces of legislation for Louisiana that we’ll vote on this year,” Vitter said. “We have the opportunity to reform […]