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  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cardno’s Water and Environment Leader – New Zealand, Kyle Christensen, is presenting at this year’s Korean Water Resources Association Annual Conference, being held at the Del Pino Resort near Seoul from May 28 to 29. Mr. Christensen will present a river restoration case study, detailing how, by working with the natural erosive power of the river during minor floods, […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Council has been successful in attracting Federal and State funding for a triple header project that will restore parts of the Lower Myall River whilst rehabilitating Corrie Island and replenishing the sand at erosion hotspot, Jimmys Beach. The project is being heralded by both Tea Gardens/Hawks Nest residents and Great Lakes Council, who […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley, Representative Earl Blumenauer, Senator Ron Wyden, Representative Suzanne Bonamici and Representative Peter DeFazio yesterday introduced the Columbia River Basin Restoration Act. The legislation would authorize $50 million over five years for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a voluntary, competitive Columbia Basin grants program for projects that assist in eliminating […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and partners began constructing oyster reefs in the Tred Avon River, April 30, 2015, just as restoration on 370 acres wraps up in Harris Creek. Restoration in the Tred Avon River includes constructing up to 24 acres of approximately 1-foot reefs in water 9 to 20 feet […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded one of the four remaining construction contracts for the Kissimmee River Restoration project, moving this large-scale Everglades restoration project one step closer to completion. The $4.65 million MacArthur Ditch Backfill construction contract was awarded to Herve Cody Contractor from Robbinsville, North Carolina on Jan. 15. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Waikato Regional Council is warmly welcoming up to $1.5 million in Waikato River Authority funding over three years for implementation of projects identified in the recently released Waipā Catchment Plan. The plan is aimed at contributing to the restoration and protection of the Waipā River. “The announcement of this proposed funding reflects the close collaboration […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New funding will support restoration of the Buffalo River and put it on track to be removed from the list of Great Lakes “toxic hotspots” by 2019, the Great Lakes Commission announced yesterday in Buffalo. Nearly $4.7 million is being provided to restore degraded shoreline and create natural habitat at seven sites along the river in […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has invited local governments, scientists, environmentalists, agricultural producers and other interested parties to a meeting to discuss the status of the restoration plan covering the St. Lucie River and Estuary. At this meeting, scheduled for Wednesday, August 13, 2014, in Stuart, Florida, DEP staff will provide a progress report concerning […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Representative Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) introduced the Columbia River Restoration Act (CRRA). The CRRA would authorize $50 million over five years for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a voluntary, competitive Columbia Basin grants program for projects that assist in eliminating or reducing pollution, cleaning up contaminated sites, improving […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) has invited the public to attend an informational meeting regarding the construction to restore a breached stream bank at the Hanalei River. The meeting will take place at 5 p.m. on July 24, 2014, at the Wai‘oli Hui‘ia Church Mission Hall in Hanalei. At the meeting, DLNR […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, will co-host a public information session on a proposed ecosystem restoration project on the Boardman River. USACE has completed the feasibility study on the proposed project and in cooperation with Grand Traverse County, the City of Traverse City, URS Corp. (USACE Contractor), Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HYPACK Inc., a worldwide leader in hydrographic surveying and dredging software, was selected for the Kishon River Restoration Project. The Israeli Environmental Protection Minister launched an IMS Versi-Dredge® outfitted with the DREDGEPACK® real time dredge monitoring system. Throughout the next several months, DREDGEPACK® will be used to help eliminate the pollution in the Kishon River. […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Huddled around a small conference table at the Clarence Cannon National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters in Annada, Mo., March 4, members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the public discussed a draft plan to improve the wetland ecosystem of the entire 3,750-acre refuge. Benefits of […]

  • 7 March 2014

    Florida Department of Environmental Protection staff met with local stakeholders to discuss annual progress on the restoration plans for 25 tributaries in the Lower St. Johns River basin. The Department, along with the Florida Department of Transportation, City of Jacksonville, JEA, Duval County Health Department, CIty of Atlantic Beach, City of Jacksonville Beach, City of […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On Feb. 25 in Live Oak, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection will kick off a series of six meetings around Florida to take public input on the Department’s water quality assessment and restoration priorities over the next two years. “Each year, the Department must determine how to deploy its resources most effectively to advance […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Skokomish Indian Tribe and Mason County are seeking public comments on the Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement for the Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Study. Officials plan to hold a public information meeting to discuss the proposal for Federal action and the alternatives considered as […]

  • 19 February 2014

    The construction work on a half-a-million-pound river conservation project in Market Harborough is to be launched this week. The ‘Welland for People and Wildlife’ river restoration works project aims to turn eyesores into central cultural features by putting nature back in the river and give the river back to Market Harborough. University of Leicester biologist […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection last week held a public meeting to provide an update of the status of the first year of implementation of restoration plans covering Hendry Creek and Imperial River, as well as the Caloosahatchee Estuary Basin. “Just a year ago, I was in Fort Myers to celebrate the collaborative effort […]

  • 3 February 2014

    Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Skokomish Indian Tribe, and Mason County have identified a recommended plan to address ecosystem restoration problems in the Skokomish River Basin. The plan includes a number of projects including a levee removal, construction of setback levees, placement of large woody debris in the river, and side channel […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Bobby Jindal yesterday highlighted a $2.7 million restoration project to restore fisheries and water quality in False River. Governor Jindal said: “Growing up, we all loved making the short trip from Baton Rouge for the great ‘trophy’ bass fishing and skiing. Numerous record bass, catfish, and other fish have been pulled out of this […]

  • 27 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A 623-square-foot sanctuary oyster reef in the Elizabeth River captured recognition for the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ environmental work. The district was among 109 local businesses recognized by the Elizabeth River Project for its environmental achievements, specifically, partnering with a local school and organizations to build a tidal estuary off the shoreline […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to approve Suffolk County’s application for hazard mitigation grants that would help support the Northeast Branch Nissequogue River Restoration Project. The project will mitigate recurring groundwater flooding that impacts residents and businesses around Miller’s Pond and the Northeast Branch of the Nissequogue River. […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The public comment period for the Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study will come to an end Nov. 18. The draft report details four action Alternatives and identifies the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ tentatively selected plan, or TSP. However, the TSP is not a final agency decision and, depending if there is new […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    A unique public-private-non-profit partnership is preparing to address environmental problems affecting the Buffalo River. Dredging performed by the United States Army Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency will remove contaminated sediments from the river. Restoration work will create new habitat to help fish and birds thrive. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, October 21, 2013