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  • 25 April 2013

    The local government of Marikina is inviting its residents to join its fun run to strengthen the city’s campaign against flooding. The fun run, entitled “Del Run (Save the Marikina Watershed),” is set to take place on April 28, 5 a.m. at the Marikina Sports Park. Categories include a five, 10 and 21 kilometer run. […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking comments on a draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impacts for a proposed dune augmentation project adjacent to the root of the South Jetty at Mouth of the Columbia River. The purpose of the project is to prevent further foredune erosion and to minimize […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District awarded a $6,748,165.00 contract March 28 to John Madonna Construction Co., Inc., a San Luis Obispo-based small business, for levee improvement work within Santa Maria, Calif. “Through the successful collaboration with elected officials, the Santa Barbara County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, and City of […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Jacksonville District has issued Nationwide Permit 3, authorizing a one-time dredging event for Clam Pass, the inlet between Clam Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Clam Pass has been closed off from the Gulf of Mexico due to the accumulation of sand that had migrated into the channel, […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Kansas City District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded its final levee rehabilitation contract Friday, January 25, to repair flood damage from the historic flooding of the Missouri River which took place in 2011. A contract was awarded to C.L Richardson Construction Company, Inc. of Ashland, Mo., for approximately $31,000 to […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) announced on Tuesday that P8.1 billion in funds have already been made available for flood-control and irrigation projects earlier approved by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board. The funds will be charged against overall savings generated by the national government from FYs 2011 and 2012. Of […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The final round of contracts awaiting award for repair work within the Omaha District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, following damages sustained throughout the Missouri River basin during the Flood of 2011 have been obligated with repairs to 15 impacted levee systems slated for completion by the spring of 2013. “We completed all of our […]

  • 20 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Rothes Flood Alleviation Scheme (RFAS) has received a commendation at the 2012 Saltire Society Civil Engineering Awards for its innovative approach to flood alleviation in Rothes, Moray. The £25 million scheme heralds a new era of flood protection for the town of Rothes and its residents. The Saltire Society runs its prestigious annual awards […]

  • 19 November 2012

    The Pequea Boat Ramp will reopen on Nov. 21. Dredging of the Pequea Creek area, which will improve boating conditions during lower lake levels outside of normal recreation season, has been completed. The York Furnace Boat Ramp will be closed from Nov. 28 through Dec. 21 for boat ramp rehabilitation. “The dredging at Pequea is […]

  • 15 November 2012

    In a continuing effort to reduce annual costs associated with maintaining federal navigation channels in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is conducting a federal interest determination study at the entrance of the Lynnhaven Inlet. The federal study will determine if jetties or a combination of coastal structures is […]

  • 15 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    At its Board of Directors meeting held yesterday in Houston, Waterways Council, Inc.’s Board of Directors unanimously endorsed the American Waterworks Act, proposed in late October by Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) to modernize America’s inland waterways and ports. The new waterways funding plan would: – Remove the requirement that Olmsted […]

  • 6 November 2012

    The City Government of Vigan has allotted P24 million to protect the environment and lessen the impact of Climate Change in this Heritage City known for its Castillan Homes and included in the UNESCO’s World Heritage List. City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council Chairman and Mayor Eva Medina said that for its disaster preparedness […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is nearing completion of a comprehensive evaluation of seven federally-constructed levees in Alice, Freeport, Lynchburg, Matagorda, Port Arthur, Texas City and Three Rivers, Texas, as part of the Corps’ Levee Safety Program. Using state-of-the-art technology and consistent risk methodologies, the inspections will allow Corps experts to properly […]

  • 6 September 2012

    The provincial government, together with the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and concerned local government units (LGUs) have started the simultaneous dredging activities that would pave the way for the repair of the breached portions of the San Fernando-Sto. Tomas-Minalin tail dike. Governor Lilia Pineda said the diversion of water flow of Gugu […]

  • 19 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will celebrate the completion of the Pool 8 Islands Phase III Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project during a public ceremony at Wildcat Park in Brownsville, Minn., Aug. 30 at 3 p.m. The ceremony will include remarks from representatives of […]

  • 13 June 2012

    The Vanguard reports that the Cross River State Government has lamented because the Federal Government had implemented less than five percent of federal projects in the budget that are sited in the state since 2008. Dr. Peter Oti, a Special Adviser to Governor Liyel Imoke on Budget, Monitoring and Evaluation, noted that from 2008, rehabilitation […]

  • 15 May 2012

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today announced a contract award of approximately $20 million. Orion Marine Group was recently awarded a contract for the demolition and rehabilitation of an existing wharf structure on the Lower Mississippi River for a private customer. Onsite construction of the project […]

  • 19 April 2012

    The world wants soy, and U.S. farmers have invested in finding ways to get more of it to export markets quicker, easier and cheaper. Two soy checkoff-funded studies examine the challenges and opportunities related to transportation infrastructure. Study: “America’s Locks & Dams: A Ticking Time Bomb for Agriculture” The deteriorating condition of the U.S. lock […]

  • 16 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will temporarily close the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway at the West Gate of the Brazos River Floodgates beginning April 17, 2012, to conduct repair work and ensure the structural integrity of the west floodgate and guide walls along the navigation channel. The floodgates are scheduled to remain closed […]

  • 2 April 2012

    Tennessee agencies and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials signed a new partnership agreement today that reaffirms a commitment to cooperate and communicate with each other to achieve mutual water resource goals aimed at improved quality of life for citizens. The federal and state agencies last signed a partnership agreement in 2009. Flood responses on […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The Department of Public Works and Highways have already submitted a proposal on the dredging of the Marilao-Meycauayan-Obanso River System (MMORS). DPWH-Region III director Antonio Molano, Jr. said that they have already submitted a P1.9-billion proposal to dredge the MMORS which would span about 43 kilometers and on a 30-km dike improvement to aid the […]

  • 24 February 2012

    Laura E. (Beth) Williams, P.E., a civil engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, received the 2012 “James Connolly Award” during the Savannah E-Week Technical Training Conference at Armstrong Atlantic State University, Feb. 22, 2012. The conference is held annually in Savannah as part of the nationally-recognized Engineer Week (E-Week) observance. The […]

  • 25 January 2012

    A marine science expert said dredging will not cause flooding as alleged by anti-mining advocates in at least five municipalities in the province. Dr. Fernando Siringan of the Marine Environment and Resources Foundation-Marine Science Institute of the University of the Philippines clarified that sand per se is not a binding material but the mud present […]

  • 28 December 2011

    Missouri Basin levees in presidentially-declared disaster areas will receive significantly more funding for repairs under the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act signed Friday by President Obama. Of the $8.6 billion provision for nationwide disaster relief, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will receive approximately $1.7 billion. “We expect a majority of qualified repairs to levees and […]

  • 19 December 2011

    United States Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., secured critical funding for flood control, dredging and other major Corps of Engineers maintenance priorities for Louisiana’s waterways – including the Mississippi River – as part of year-end spending legislation that passed the Senate. This legislation has already passed the House and now goes to the President to […]