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  • 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 […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Western Australia is investing $1 million to enhance environmental, recreational and cultural values in the Swan Canning Riverpark. Under the 2018-19 Riverbank Program, riverside land managers, such as local governments, will match the State Government’s contribution, equating to an overall $2 million investment in the Swan Canning Riverpark. Some examples of projects […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A crucial undertaking generations in the making, the Kissimmee River Restoration Project is now within sight of the finish line, reports the South Florida Water Management District. “Through our partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, we are restoring the river and protecting it for the enjoyment of generations of Floridians to come,” said South Florida […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has initiated backfilling operations on a portion of the C-38 Canal, as part of the Kissimmee River Restoration Project. Navigation will be interrupted for approximately 1.5 miles along the channelized Kissimmee River (C-38 Canal) beginning at the US 98 bridge and extending south for the duration of […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Salix – specialized in spillway and shoreline protection, silt removal (lake desilting/dredging), wetland ecological enhancement and habitat creation schemes – was the lead designer and contractor behind the River Teme Restoration Project. During the project, the company undertook some extreme erosion control using its shear stress turf, rock mattresses and extremely skillful team. The toe of the eroded bank […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rémi Massé, Member of Parliament for Avignon – La Mitis – Matane –Matapédia, announced yesterday that the ZIP Committee of Sud-de-l’Estuaire will receive nearly $2.4 million over five years for a project to help restore the coastal habitats of five sectors on the south shore of the St. Lawrence Estuary. The goal of the project is to restore coastal habitats […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Successful river restoration activities along 68 kilometers of the upper part of the Drava river in Carinthia, covering 13 municipalities and cities between Oberdrauburg and Paternion, led to the designation of the restored natural floodplain area (1029 ha) as Austria’s 23rd Ramsar Site in 2014. The stakeholders involved, and the local authorities and representatives from […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Swindale Beck Restoration Project in the Lake District has scooped a major award in recognition for its contribution to creating new fish habitat. The restoration scheme beat off stiff competition to win this year’s Wild Trout Trust Award for Best Large-Scale Habitat Enhancement scheme, which was presented at a glittering ceremony in London last […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Delaware River Restoration Fund 2016 Request for Proposals is now open and accepting applications, reported the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) yesterday. The Delaware River Restoration Fund is dedicated to restoring the water quality and habitats of the Delaware River and its tributaries. The fund was launched in late 2013 to help community-based nonprofits […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden have announced that the Columbia River Restoration Act is moving forward as part of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which is expected to pass the Senate as soon as this week. The legislation would authorize the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a voluntary, competitive Columbia Basin […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Final Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project have been released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District. The recommended plan includes a levee removal, placement of large woody debris, wetland restoration at two sites, and a side channel reconnection. Once constructed, the […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and New York State have announced the availability of the Draft Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment for the Genesee River and Genesee River Watershed for public review and comment. The Draft Restoration Plan outlines the restoration project categories that have been selected to address injuries to and lost use of […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Citic Envirotech Ltd has won its first river restoration project worth $94 million in Yixing, Jiangsu, in a 90:10 joint venture with the Yixing Industrial Park for Environmental Science and Technology Management Committee (YIMC). Citic Environment Harnessing Valley (Jiangsu) Co, Ltd, Citic’s subsidiary, will undertake the project via Build-Lease-Transfer (BLT) scheme for a duration of ten […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has signed a key restoration report allowing Congress to consider the Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project for future authorization. The “Chief’s Report” for the Skokomish Restoration Project was signed December 14, 2015 by Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, USACE Commander and Chief of Engineers. The recommendations […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have issued a draft restoration plan and environmental assessment for the Ottawa River in Toledo. In order to discuss the plan and listen to comments, a public meeting will be held on Thursday, April 7, 2016, at 6 p.m. in the Toledo City Council Chambers. The preferred restoration […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Each year the River Restoration Centre (RRC) holds an annual network conference that brings together professionals from all areas of river restoration. The RRC Annual Conference 2015 will take place on May 19th – 20th, in Whittlebury Hall, Northamptonshire, UK. The event is usually over two days and includes numerous speakers, workshop sessions and many other opportunities to […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has entered into a project partnership agreement with the Upper Minnesota River Watershed District to build the Marsh Lake Ecosystem Restoration Project. Marsh Lake is on the Minnesota River between Swift and Lac qui Parle counties near Ortonville, Minnesota. The Marsh Lake project involves restoring the environment by […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    I.S. RIVERS, the 2nd international conference on integrative sciences and sustainable development of rivers, will take place on 22-26 June, 2015, in Lyon, France. This event, organized by the GRAIE and ZABR, is an international conference dedicated to research and practices on natural and human-impacted large rivers, in particular functioning, changes and processes, interface and […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker yesterday said that Senate confirmation of Rickey Dale James to be Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works is important for the future of navigation and flood control works in Mississippi. The Senate on Wednesday voted to confirm James, who was recommended by Cochran and Wicker early last […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new tool to guide restoration and protection actions to sustain priority habitats in the Hudson River estuary is now available for community groups, government agencies, scientists and conservation organizations, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced. The Hudson River Estuary Habitat Restoration Plan identifies four priority habitat types for […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announced recently the selection of five additional projects to receive approximately $9.4 million in grants through its fiscal year 2015-16 Watershed Restoration Grant Program cycle. These awards were made following an augmentation of funding from the Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014 (Proposition 1) […]