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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, will host a series of public scoping meetings discussing the feasibility of ecosystem restoration in Northern California’s Yuba River watershed in late October and early November. These meetings will present an outline of the study’s purpose, a tentative schedule and provide the first opportunity for public interaction […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced $1.352.250 in state and federal grant funds for five river restoration projects within the City of Taunton, and the Towns of East Bridgewater, Falmouth and Plymouth through the Department of Fish and Game’s DER Priority Projects Program. The program provides projects with grant funding, project management, and contracted technical services […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District, in conjunction with Tulsa County will host an information meeting today to answer questions regarding a proposed ecosystem restoration project in and along the Arkansas River at the Case Community Center in Sand Springs, Oklahoma. “No formal presentation will take place but the public is invited to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced a $1 million grant to advance the Herring River estuary restoration, the largest tidal estuary restoration project ever undertaken in the Northeastern United States. The grant, awarded by the Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) Division of Ecological Restoration (DER) and funded by the Environmental Bond Bill, will complement another […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    CW Purpero Inc. is making good progress on the Menomonee River Ecosystem Restoration project. Located in the City of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the project is now 65 percent complete. The project consists of the restoration of an aquatic ecosystem by removing an existing concrete channel lining along the Menomonee River that was built in the 1960s using […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The launch of a 15-year restoration strategy for the Waikato and Waipa river catchments is being seen as a milestone for the future wellbeing of the area, Waikato River Authority said in their latest release.  The restoration strategy has been a three-year project between DairyNZ, Waikato Regional Council and the Waikato River Authority creating a […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cloud Peak Energy’s Cordero Rojo Mine, located near Gillette, Wyoming, has received the 2015 State of Wyoming Reclamation Award from the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Land Quality Division for the successful restoration of the Belle Fourche River. The award was presented at the Wyoming Mining Association’s Annual Safety and Reclamation Banquet in Cody, Wyoming, […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, and its partners recently celebrated the completion of two Great Lakes Restoration Initiative projects in Wisconsin. The Menomonee River Ecosystem Restoration Project and the Pike River Ecosystem Restoration Project have been completed through the continued partnership and environmental commitment of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. […]

  • 16 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council is about to close public comment period on the proposed amendment to the Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL) for the Palm River Restoration Project Phase II, East McKay Bay Project. According to the release, the Council is proposing to approve $768,680 in implementation funding for the State of Florida Palm […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Top river restoration experts from Royal HaskoningDHV are actively taking part in the River Restoration Center’s Annual Conference in Brighton. With this year’s conference theme of River Restoration: Facing Uncertainty, Ian Dennis and Clare Rodgers will be examining different perspectives on detailed design and the EcoCo Life+ project respectively, the company said. The conference, taking place this […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Comments on a proposed Trinity River channel improvement project will be accepted in a public meeting set for Wednesday, December 2, in Lewiston, CA. Staff from the Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation and the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control board will present information about the project proposed for construction next year on BLM-managed […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection will kick off a series of five meetings around the state to take public input on the department’s water quality assessment determinations and restoration priorities on August 26. The meetings will be held in Stuart, Fort Myers, Temple Terrace, Daytona Beach and Tallahassee respectively. At the public meetings, department […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said in its latest project update that, to date, continuous flow has been restored to 28 miles of the Kissimmee River. In areas already restored, comprehensive monitoring has documented substantial improvements in the river and its floodplain, making the project a model for large-scale ecosystem restoration efforts. […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council voted to approve two amendments to the Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL), one regarding the State of Louisiana Lowermost Mississippi River Management project (LMRM) and the other regarding the State of Florida Palm River Restoration Project Phase II, East McKay Bay project. With respect to LMRM, the […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District recently awarded one of two remaining construction contracts for the Kissimmee River Restoration Project, a massive Everglades restoration project in Polk and Osceola counties. The $4,837,000 C-37 Embankment Armoring construction contract was awarded to Herve Cody Contractor from Robbinsville, North Carolina. The contract involves placing one-mile of […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    City of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles District Commander Col. Kim Colloton announced that the plan to restore the Los Angeles River has been unanimously approved by the Civil Works Review Board of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Washington, District of Columbia. “This is the culmination of more than a decade […]

  • 26 April 2012

    Perfect sailing weather awaited the Old Dominion University sailing team, but they chose instead to remain ashore on the banks of the Elizabeth River — just long enough to celebrate the grand opening of their new sailing pier. Flanked by friends and guests, ODU officials and its project partners, Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Montrose, Colorado, has announced that funding for the first stage of river restoration improvements on the Uncompahgre River has been approved after the Montrose Urban Renewal Authority (MURA) board moved to match grant funds for the project.   During its regularly scheduled meeting on March 6, the MURA board approved a $1.1 […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded one of the three remaining construction contracts for the Kissimmee River Restoration Project, a massive Everglades restoration project in Okeechobee and Highlands counties. The $26.13 million Reach 2 Backfill construction contract was awarded to J.E. McAmis from Chico, California, on August 5. The contract involves […]