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  • 21 May 2012

    The Central Government is committed to taking all possible measures to ensure that the river Ganga maintains continuous and unpolluted flow. For securing these objectives, a series of steps have been taken by the Government. The process of declaring the stretch from Gaumukh to Uttar Kashi on the river Bhagirathi as an eco-sensitive zone has […]

  • 12 October 2012

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged Alcoa CEO Klaus Kleinfeld to expedite and finalize the company’s commitment to multi-million dollar facility upgrades at their Massena plant. Schumer has been working with Alcoa and the EPA for over a year to finally make public a long-delayed clean-up plan for the Grasse River. It was this large […]

  • 4 April 2014

    Portuguese and Spanish authorities have entered into an agreement to dredge the Guadiana River making it navigable for larger ships, The Portugal News reports. The Memorandum of Understanding will allow the Spanish side to dredge the Guadiana River, located on the Portuguese–Spanish border. A series of interventions in the Guadiana River Basin, such as dam […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A $115,000 grant from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection will provide funding for Brevard County to complete a sediment removal project for a canal in the town of Indian River Isles that will help reduce harmful nutrient input into Indian River Lagoon. The project will remove approximately 12,000 yards of muck soils from the […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow, both D-Mich., and Rep. Dan Kildee, D-MI05, wrote to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to advocate for emergency funding for the Saginaw River. Their letter follows: “This spring, heavy rains and flooding in the Saginaw, Michigan, area have resulted in significant sedimentation in the Saginaw River and Bay, […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, has approved the Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol’s recommendation to start the dredging of four major rivers in the country. The dredging operations will be a stop-gap measure to avert flooding in the areas where the rivers pass through, the secretary said. He also added that, two weeks ago, […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    New funding from the Alberta government will allow work on the southwest berm and other mitigation measures to go ahead to protect High River from future flooding like the 2013 disaster in southern Alberta. “The Town of High River was one of the communities most severely affected by the damaging floods of 2013. Local flood […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District, Florida DEP, state and local elected officials, and Indian River Lagoon protection advocates celebrated the start of muck dredging from the Eau Gallie River last week at Ballard Park in Melbourne. “This project exemplifies the progress possible in improving conditions in the Indian River Lagoon through partnerships,” said […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dutch national public works Rijkswaterstaat can again delete a Room for the River project from its to-do list. On 12 October, the partial depoldering of the Noordwaard, near Werkendam, the Netherlands, was officially completed. Almost half of the original Noordwaard polder is now again subject to regular floods. Once in 1000 years the polder is […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Staff members from Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will host their ‘Coastal Connections’ meeting in Belle Chasse today to discuss the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion Project. “Come connect with staff members from the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority to learn about what we are doing to tackle this coastal crisis by dredging sediment and […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Today, Riverkeeper’s Abigail M. Jones, staff attorney for the Hudson River Program, will take part in a panel presentation in Newark called “Restoring Our River” on the plans to clean up and restore the Passaic River. Jones will speak about the landmark GE Superfund cleanup of PCB contamination in the Hudson River. Also speaking are […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The General Electric Company (GE) has announced the 2013 Remedial Action Work Plan for the Hudson River dredging program. This Remedial Action Work Plan for Phase 2 for dredging and facility operations in 2013 (2013 RAWP) constitutes GE’s RAWP for the dredging to be performed in the third year of Phase 2. In addition, GE […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District, has begun an Initial Watershed Assessment (IWA) for the Scioto River Basin under the authority of Section 729 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1986, to better define the water resources related problems and opportunities within the Scioto River Basin. The IWA serves to not only […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    September 30 marked the end of fiscal year 2016 for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District–a year in which the Corps Team of Professionals, alongside its partners, achieved on-the-ground benefits to restore America’s Everglades. The $127 million federal investment in fiscal year 2016 towards Everglades restoration provided essential funding to award critical construction […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    An additional $1.5 million for restoration work is set to benefit the Indian River Lagoon. The Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND) is allocating the funding through its cooperative assistance program for the dredging of muck from the Eau Gallie River. This additional money raises the total FIND contribution to $3.9 million. Other funding partners include […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Johnston Civil Ltd. of Lakeside, Canterbury New Zealand, has announced the successful completion of the Heathcote River dredging works. According to the company, this huge job spanned over 3 stages from 2018-2020. Johnston completed the works using their amphibious excavator, a barge and a long reach excavator on the bank. Over the course of the […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Urgent work is being carried out to remove gravel which is blocking the flow of water in a Gwynedd river.  Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is removing 60,000 tonnes of gravel from the River Dysynni as it enters the Dysynni Estuary, in order to protect properties in Tywyn from potential flooding. The blockage has reduced the […]

  • 7 October 2020
    Technology

    U.S. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler has announced a series of Great Lakes-related accomplishments in Ohio and across the Midwest. In fact, these include the removal of the final beneficial use impairment at the Ashtabula River Area of Concern (AOC), and the completion of all management actions at the Black River AOC. “I’m proud to announce […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public input on its draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for a proposed island project near Hastings, Minnesota. USACE is planning to construct a protective island near the Lock and Dam 2 upstream embankment to prevent erosion. The island would reduce wind fetch and ice action […]

  • 2 October 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to clean up contaminated river sediment at the Grasse River Superfund site in Massena, New York. Past industrial activities have contaminated the river sediment with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), which are potentially cancer-causing chemicals that build up in the food chain and accumulate in the fatty tissue […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District’s commander, Col. Michael Ellicott, recently visited the site of on-going stone placement operations along the Mississippi River at Hopefield, Ark., located at river mile 735R. This work is part of the Mississippi River Channel Improvement Project which is responsible for maintaining a safe and dependable navigation channel […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 5th European River Restoration Conference, named “Celebrating Successes and Addressing Challenges”, has officially commenced. The Conference will provide: – Exciting examples of practical efforts to restore the natural state and functioning of rivers and how this has improved flood risk management, river ecology, and supported green infrastructure and community development. Several sites along the […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is inviting comments on an addendum to the draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Project in Ward County, North Dakota. The multiphase project was developed to reduce flood risks within the Souris (Mouse) River basin in north-central North Dakota. The […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, recently awarded a contract for the maintenance dredging in the River Rouge. Ryba Marine Construction Company from Cheboygan, Michigan, will receive almost $736,000 to dredge the River Rouge in southwest Detroit, Michigan, reported the Army Corps. Under the contract, the company will remove approximately 66,500 cubic yards […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Instead of raising the river levee, the Dutch national public works Rijkswaterstaat started to lower the levee along the river Rhine with 3 meter over a length of 2 km. In case of an extreme river discharge, the river will overtop the lowered levee and flood the hinterland, the Noordwaard polder. During the past four years […]

  • 6 January 2013

    An $18.5 million dredging program on the Delaware River’s main shipping channel will be launched later this month, according to delawareonline.com. The deeper channel will protect local ports, businesses and jobs as global shippers increasingly turn to larger, deeper-bottomed vessels able to take advantage of a newly widened and deepened Panama Canal, the port and […]