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  • 20 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The next round of dredging operations in the Metedeconk River is now underway, according to the Brick Township officials. The project, which began late last year, is part of a $16 million scheme to continue returning channels in Barnegat Bay to a state of good repair. The first few days will consist of work during […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    A webinar named ‘Restoring Connecticut River Flow in a Changing Climate’, hosted by Kim Lutz from The Nature Conservancy, is set to take place on February 27, 2019, at 12:00pm. During the webinar, Kim Lutz will cover assessment and management recommendations for the Connecticut River watershed, the largest watershed in New England, covering 7.2 million acres. In […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Once the Tullahan River is cleaned up, it can be developed as an alternative transport route for people and goods to ease traffic on Metro Manila’s streets, an official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said, the Philippine News Agency (PNA) reports.  “If we can clean up and revive Tullahan River, this […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to perform a riverbank protection project to stabilize approximately 500 linear feet of riverbank along the Connecticut River in Lyme, New Hampshire. According to the Corps, erosion is occurring at a section of river bank along the western side of River Road, just south […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Wind-driven expansion of marsh ponds on the Mississippi River Delta is a significant factor in the loss of crucial land in the Delta region, according to research published by scientists at Indiana University and North Carolina State University. The study found that 17 percent of land loss in the area resulted from pond expansion, much […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Alaska Department of Natural Resources has scheduled public meetings on Wednesday, June 14, and Thursday, June 15, to discuss facility improvement projects along the Kasilof River. The June 14 meeting will be held in Soldotna in the Community Room of the Joyce K. Carver Memorial Public Library, and the June 15 meeting will be in […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Last week, the Port of South Louisiana and the parishes of St. Charles, St. John the Baptist, and St. James, collectively known as the River Region Economic Development Initiative (RREDI), were host to the annual River Parishes Economic Development Breakfast in Washington, D.C. At the event, Senators Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy and Congressmen Cedric Richmond, Garret […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Sacramento District, Central Valley Flood Protection Board and the California Department of Water Resources will host public scoping meetings November 3rd and 9th to begin identifying flood risk reduction and ecosystem restoration opportunities along the Sacramento River.   The meetings will provide a brief overview of the study purpose, National Environmental Policy Act/California […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has strengthened a 200-meter stretch of embankment on the River Bain near Coningsby as part of its ongoing maintenance program to reduce flood risk.  The work is part of the Environment Agency’s £1.8 million asset repair program which, over the next year, will repair approximately a hundred flood defense assets across both […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Cheboygan River dredging program is back on track after crews had to stop works on the project due to unsafe weather conditions in December, reported Cheboygan Daily Tribune. According to City Manager Tom Eustice, the contractor, Luedtke Engineering Company, has begun dredging again to complete the task. “It’s good to see them back here,” Eustice said. […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Deltares is teaming up with Rijkswaterstaat, the universities of Delft, Wageningen and Nijmegen, and organizations representing shipping and fishing to investigate the impact and properties of the re-structuring of the River Waal with river training walls. Gerard Blom signed an agreement on behalf of Deltares with the other seven organizations on 26 June. This joint […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New Jersey State, County and local officials gathered last Friday, October 9th, at the Shark River Hills Marina to outline the journey and acknowledge the efforts that led to the award of a contract to dredge 102,000 cubic yards of sediment from the navigable channels of the Shark River. “Efforts to dredge the Shark River have […]

  • 19 March 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, March 21, Jug Handle roadway will be closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic in order to install the piping beneath the roadway for the river diversion work. Vehicular traffic will be […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday released a report outlining 19 priority projects for restoring the Mississippi River Delta following the 2010 Gulf oil disaster.  Restoring the Mississippi River Delta for People and Wildlife: Recommended Projects and Priorities was jointly authored by conservation groups working together on Mississippi River Delta restoration – Environmental Defense Fund, National Wildlife Federation, National […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) yesterday announced more than $200,000 in Mohawk River watershed grants for six projects. According to the DEC, the grants, funded by the state’s Environmental Protection Fund, will help to improve water quality, promote resiliency, and create recreational opportunities for watershed communities, all goals outlined in the […]

  • 4 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senators David Vitter and Bill Cassidy sent a letter last Friday to senior officials within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, urging them to reallocate any possible funds toward the dredging of an important segment of the Red River, which has experienced historic flooding in the last 12 months. “Not only has the historic […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A fresh round of dredging on the River Parrett will begin next year, after the Board of the Somerset Rivers Authority agreed to target a stretch between Northmoor and the M5. Following on from the dredging of 8km of the Parrett and Tone in 2014, the SRA has picked out 0.75km between Northmoor pumping station […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency held 9 public drop-in events on the River Thames Scheme throughout August and September 2015. The River Thames Scheme is a proposed program of projects and investment to reduce flood risk in communities near Heathrow, including: Datchet, Wraysbury, Egham, Staines, Chertsey, Shepperton, Weybridge, Sunbury, Molesey, Thames Ditton, Kingston and Teddington. The River […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Improved flood protection work in the stretch of the Hutt River between the Ewen and Kennedy-Good Bridge has come a step closer following the Hutt Valley Flood Management sub-committee’s decision to recommend that the Greater Wellington Regional Council proceed with Option A. During the hearing, held in mid-October, a panel made up of representatives from […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    DNREC’s Divisions of Watershed Stewardship and Fish & Wildlife have announced plans for a cooperative dredging project on the Little River near Dover, from the Route 9/Bayside Drive bridge in Little Creek east into the Delaware Bay. Dredging is scheduled to begin in the second week of this month. Southwind Construction of Evansville, Ind., was […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Sunshine Coast community has been assured they will be consulted on any proposed works at the Maroochy River entrance which are designed to protect the Cotton Tree precinct from erosion, reports the council. Report from today’s (Jan 25) Sunshine Coast Council Ordinary Meeting investigated options to replace the geotextile groynes which are coming to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has announced a plan for the Snohomish River maintenance dredging scheme. This deepening program, located in Everett, Washington, will consist of routine clamshell dredging and placement activities associated with maintenance of the Snohomish River Federal navigation channel and lower settling basin. The total value of the project is […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The new Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) was officially launched over the weekend – with doubly good news as the work of the Flood Action Plan, for which it is now responsible, has received a three quarters of a million pound funding boost. The SRA’s set up, start date and interim funding for the coming financial […]

  • 28 March 2012

    Environmental protection ministry will set up initial tenders in a few weeks for dredging sledge pools of the Kishon river, Haaretz.com reports. They believe that the river is contaminated by the oil refineries, chemical plants and factories. The plan is to divert the course of a 500-meter stretch and dredge sledge pools along several kilometers […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Thousands of tonnes of silt that currently lies on the bed of the River Lagan in Belfast will be dredged in a major project to maintain and enhance the river’s water quality and unique eco-system, the Northern Ireland’s Department for Communities reports.  The £3.3m investment by the Department, which manages the River Lagan, will see […]