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  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Rivers and lakes located in European cities and towns are getting cleaner thanks to improvements in waste water treatment and restoration projects which have brought many waterways back to life, according to a new report by the European Environment Agency (EEA) released yesterday. The EEA report ‘Rivers and lakes in European cities: Past and future […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the Village of Mt. Pleasant will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday, April 26th 2016, to celebrate completion of the Pike River Ecosystem Restoration Project. The Pike River Ecosystem Restoration Project is located in the Village of Mt Pleasant approximately 4 miles west of Racine, Wisconsin. The purpose of […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC) and the University of the Philippines Planning and Development Research Foundation, Inc. (UP PLANADES) presented the 2017 to 2032 Pasig River Integrated Strategic Master Plan (PRISM) at Sequoia Hotel on January 24, 2018. “We are pleased that all the workshops called for the validation of the PRISM were well-attended […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The removal of Roaring River Dam is underway, a multi-organizational stream restoration effort that will reconnect aquatic species and make recreation safer near the low head dam that is at risk of failing and no longer needed as a fish barrier. The dam is located at river mile 4.9 on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Anacostia watershed is one of the most urbanized watersheds within the ‪‎Chesapeake Bay‬ Basin and has suffered from years of environmental neglect. The USACE Baltimore District is preparing an environmental assessment for potential stream and wetland restoration projects in the Anacostia River watershed in Prince George’s County, Maryland. In partnership with the Prince George’s […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Protecting and enhancing the Sunshine Coast’s natural environment was today secured as a top priority following council’s approval of the $9.28 million Environment Levy Program 2016/2017. Environment Portfolio Councillor, Jenny McKay, said that the Environment Levy was a primary funding source that allowed council to invest in the protection, enhancement and sustainable use of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, continues to work towards bringing the Kissimmee River Restoration project to completion, navigation closures will remain in effect to accommodate ongoing construction activities. Navigational closures are currently in effect on the Kissimmee River north of the U.S. Highway 98 Bridge for 6.5 miles, reported the Corps. […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 18th River Restoration Center’s (RRC) Annual Network Conference, titled ‘River Restoration: Addressing Uncertainty’ will be held at Hilton Metropole in Brighton on the 4th and 5th April 2017. Each year, RRC holds an annual network conference that brings together professionals from all areas of river restoration. The event is usually over two days and includes around 50 speakers, workshop […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District, yesterday released the Final Assessment Report of the Lower Mississippi River Resource Assessment. This report addresses habitat, recreation and information needs on the Lower Mississippi River. This assessment combines three previously completed assessments under the Lower Mississippi River Resource Assessment. These were an information needs assessment completed in 2013, […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, published a draft feasibility report and environmental assessment on Friday, marking a major milestone in the Yuba River Ecosystem Restoration feasibility study. Improvements to approximately 178 acres of existing aquatic and riparian habitat along the lower Yuba River, between Englebright Dam and the confluence of the Yuba […]

  • 26 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Scientists with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will fly a drone over a section of the Lower Columbia River and adjacent areas during the week of Oct. 30–Nov. 2 to collect information supporting river restoration work. WDFW scientist Jane Atha said that a drone will collect imagery of a wetland project at […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The rehabilitation of the historic Malandog River in Hamtic, Antique, is now a priority of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Western Visayas, the Philippine News Agency reports.  DENR regional director, Jim Sampulna, yesterday presented the Malandog River Rehabilitation Plan before members of the local media. He said that no less than Secretary […]

  • 24 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction activities continue on Phase 1 of the $30.9 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration project in Boston, Massachusetts. On Saturday, December 19, the temporary river diversion bypass pumps were turned off at about 10:30 a.m. and the river was flowing by 11:00 a.m. from Upper Fens Pond to Avenue Louis Pasteur […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday passed by voice vote Rep. Darren Soto’s bill, the Kissimmee River Wild and Scenic River Study Act of 2017 (H.R. 3961), which would designate Central Florida’s river and its tributaries in the state of Florida for study under the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. This designation grants the river […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    A major milestone has been reached on the journey to restore and protect the Waikato and Waipa rivers with the development of a broad policy mix framework for improving the health and well-being of the waterways over the next 80 years. The Restoring and protecting our water/Te whakapaipai me te tiaki i ō tātou wai […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the William Penn Foundation have jointly announced a third-year round of funding for the Delaware River Restoration Fund projects. Twelve new or continuing water conservation and restoration grants totaling $1.77 million were unveiled at a news conference in Philadelphia yesterday. The 12 awards generated $3 million in match from […]

  • 28 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is about to hold a Project Delivery Team (PDT) meeting for the Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 31, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Elsa Kimbell Environmental Education and Research Center in Hobe Sound. According to the Corps, the […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency, the Box Moor Trust and the Chilterns Chalk Stream Project are working together to restore a 1km length of the River Bulbourne between the Grand Union Canal and Two Waters Road, Hemel Hempstead. According to the Chilterns, the scheme will restore the Bulbourne at Box Moor to a more natural chalk stream, create […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded the Pueblo of Jemez $209,720 to support watershed protection activities. The pueblo will use these funds to assess the condition of 12 miles of the Jemez River system, as well as assess sediment in the Vallecito Creek watershed, EPA said. “Healthy watersheds benefit communities by improving water […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration yesterday announced state grant funds for two river restoration efforts in Chester and Halifax. “These projects will enable these water bodies to be restored to their natural state, improving ecological conditions and allowing wildlife to thrive,” said Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito. The Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) Division of Ecological Restoration (DER) […]