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  • 8 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Philippines’ Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is making it possible for local government units (LGUs) to undertake dredging and river restoration projects without spending taxpayers’ money. This decision was revealed after DENR Secretary Roy A. Cimatu issued an administrative order rationalizing dredging activities in heavily silted river channels across the country in […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District has just announced the approval of a planned temporary deviation to the 1981 Lake Kissimmee, Hatchineha and Cypress Interim Regulation Schedule. Major General Diana Holland, Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Atlantic Division, approved the planned deviation to raise the regulation schedule to facilitate […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signed a key ecosystem restoration report April 8, 2020, that allows Congress to consider the project for future authorization. Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, signed the Chief of […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As the sun on the dredging season in the Midwest inland areas began to set, operations were starting to heat up on the east coast for J.F. Brennan Company (Brennan). For a third straight year, Brennan has had the opportunity to procure work in the milder maritime climate throughout New England during the winter months. […]

  • 17 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District is implementing additional navigation restrictions for boaters along roughly 10 miles of the lower Kissimmee River basin. As reported, USACE continues backfilling operations on the C-38 Canal as part of an ongoing effort to restore historic flows of the Kissimmee River. Earlier this summer, the Corps closed […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    USACE Commanding General Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite signed the Chief’s Report last week, which sends the Yuba River Ecosystem Restoration project to Congress for authorization, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Sacramento District reports.  “A lot of hard work and dedication has gone into this effort to restore the natural habitat along one of California’s […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District is notifying Kissimmee River boaters of navigational restrictions along approximately ten miles of the river in the lower river basin.  According to the notice, USACE continues backfilling the channelized Kissimmee River segments to allow flows through the historic river channel and restore its floodplain and habitat. Restoration […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work on an extensive habitat restoration project will take place this summer in the St. Louis River estuary, where the river enters Lake Superior. Staff from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will host a public open house in May to share information about the Kingsbury Bay/Grassy Point habitat restoration project, whose construction is set […]

  • 3 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    California Representatives Adam Schiff, Lucille Roybal-Allard and Jimmy Gomez were joined yesterday by 12 colleagues from the Los Angeles area in sending a letter urging the House Appropriations Committee to provide strong funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for Fiscal Year 2020. These funds, including $130 million for preconstruction investigations and $2.6 billion […]

  • 1 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently closed out its Sand Hill River Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration project. The intent of this project included restoring ecosystem connectivity in the upper Sand Hill River and its tributaries. USACE had originally constructed a major drainage project along the Sand Hill River in the 1950s. The […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District has received $13.6 million in the Corps Fiscal 2019 Work Plan to complete the Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project design and construction phases. “The project includes removing a levee, placing large woody debris, restoring wetlands at two sites and reconnecting a side channel,” said Corps project […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    A new river restoration project designed to restore the Glazert Water to a more natural condition and minimize the likelihood of flooding in the River Kelvin Catchment downstream is one step closer, said East Dunbartonshire Council in its latest post.  The proposal for the Glazert River Restoration Project in the heart of Lennoxtown is the result […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Restoration works at the Boyne River have been completed, clearing the way for vessels to have safe passage through the mouth of the river at all times, Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) said in its latest release.  The project was initiated following flood events in 2011 and 2013, which caused significant shoaling at the channel entrance. GPC […]

  • 6 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Conservation leaders, federal and state officials, and other partners gathered yesterday on the Patapsco River to celebrate the removal of Bloede Dam, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources said in their latest announcement.  “Water is life, and healthy rivers are absolutely vital to our health, economy, and communities,” said Bob Irvin, President of American Rivers, […]

  • 4 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The River Restoration 2018 Conference is set to take place from October 28-30, in Two Harbors, Minnesota.  This conference is structured to promote open dialogue and understanding on approaches to holistic, applied stream restoration and protection. Presentations will focus on methods to improve both physical and ecological (water quality, hydrology, channel stability, and connectivity) functions […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Commission (GLC), U.S. Rep. Brian Higgins, Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper and other guests celebrated the completion of the Buffalo River Habitat Restoration Project yesterday. Eight project sites have been restored since 2013, enhancing nearly two miles of shoreline and 20 acres of fish and wildlife habitat along the lower Buffalo River. Work was led by the GLC […]

  • 19 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Representative Major Thibaut has secured an additional $2 million in state funding for the False River Restoration Project, as work continues on the river. Dredging of the north end of the river is expected to begin in November or December of 2018. Since 2011 over 3.5 million dollars of state and private funding have […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Kissimmee River Restoration project, one of the many ongoing projects currently underway by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in partnership with the South Florida Water Management District, aimed to restore America’s Everglades, is moving ahead.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District said in its latest announcement that they are advising boaters […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Gulf of Mexico Program announced yesterday that the University of Florida Board of Trustees received a $262,204 cooperative agreement to focus on habitat restoration. The goal of the project is to restore 24 acres of riparian habitat on the Apalachicola River in the Florida Panhandle by planting willow stakes […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

     The Florida Chamber of Commerce has just released a video named ‘Securing Florida’s Water Future: Kissimmee River’, the latest in a series of water education videos that demonstrate the importance of following science-based research solutions. ‘Securing Florida’s Water Future: Kissimmee River’ features research produced by Florida Atlantic University – Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Research […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    T.P. Ramakrishnan, the Minister for Labor and Excise, Kerala Cabinet, inaugurated the Mampuzha River Restoration Project two days ago, local media reports. The project, proposed by the Panchayat District, will cover nearly 10-kilometer stretch of the river between Kuttikkattoor and Kaduppini. Addressing the gathering, the minister said that the Mampuzha project is one of the examples […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work on the restoration of the mouth of the Boyne River has started, with the project remaining on track for completion by the Boyne Tannum HookUp in May, according to the Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC). GPC has engaged local contractor East Coast Maritime to remove material from the 15 meter wide channel, following a build-up […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pinedale Field Office and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) are proposing a project that will improve stream and riparian habitat and boating access on the New Fork River near Pinedale. The restoration project is located on the New Fork River at the “old” boat ramp site referred […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just announced that they will begin armoring the east side of the Kissimmee River embankment (Canal 37)  between Lakes Hatchineha and Kissimmee in January 2018. The armoring construction, part of the Kissimmee River Restoration project, will span approximately 18 months. “Navigation will remain open during construction; however, a […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The United States and the State of Wisconsin have announced three settlements totaling over $4.5 million to resolve claims for the pollution of the Sheboygan River. The Department of Justice reported that the three companies – Tecumseh Products Co., Thomas Industries, Inc., and Wisconsin Public Service Corp –  will resolve claims for natural resource damages at […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said in their latest announcement that the armoring of the Canal 37 (Kissimmee River) embankment between Lakes Hatchineha and Kissimmee is set to start in January 2018. The armoring construction – part of the Kissimmee River Restoration Project – will span approximately 18 months, said USACE. As reported […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Office of the Great Lakes, Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has announced a significant achievement in the restoration of the St. Clair River. Twelve projects were completed to restore habitat for fish and wildlife, DEQ said in their latest release. The projects span from the upper river to the Lake St. Clair delta […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Alabama Power, in partnership with its parent company, Southern Company, and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), yesterday announced grants supporting restoration efforts along two important waterways in Central Alabama: the Cahaba River and Village Creek.  The grants are funded through the Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Program. Five Star provides funding to […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced a $700,000 state grant to advance the Herring River Estuary restoration in Wellfleet and Truro, one of the largest ecological restoration projects in the Northeast, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts informs.  This grant leverages a total of $985,034 in funding for the project in fiscal years 2017 and 2018 from the […]