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  • 17 June 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With April now behind us, only a few days are left before the beginning of what is expected to be the last year of Hudson River Dredging project. The 2015 season marks the sixth year of remedial dredging where approximately 250,000 cy of PCB-contaminated sediment is targeted for removal. In 2015, several areas will need to be […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday released for public comment its second review of the historic cleanup of PCB-contaminated sediment from the upper Hudson River. The EPA review concludes that the Hudson River cleanup is working as designed and, while not yet protective, is expected to accomplish its long-term goal of protection of human health […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Working with the Norfolk Rivers Trust and cbec, Salix has just completed a project that will help improve wildlife habitats on a section of the chalk River Nar at Pentney, near Kings Lynn in west Norfolk. According to Salix, the whole river is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and in recent years, the […]

  • 1 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently closed out its Sand Hill River Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration project. The intent of this project included restoring ecosystem connectivity in the upper Sand Hill River and its tributaries. USACE had originally constructed a major drainage project along the Sand Hill River in the 1950s. The […]

  • 7 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will next week hold a “drop-in” sessions in Edgewater, N.J. to get the latest information on the start of the first phase of cleanup work at the Quanta Resources Superfund site. The public meeting takes place from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. and from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the William Penn Foundation have jointly announced a third-year round of funding for the Delaware River Restoration Fund projects. Twelve new or continuing water conservation and restoration grants totaling $1.77 million were unveiled at a news conference in Philadelphia yesterday. The 12 awards generated $3 million in match from […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has initiated its second review of the cleanup of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site. The first five-year review for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site was completed in 2012 and the EPA anticipates conducting reviews every five years well into the future. After six seasons of in-river work, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reviewing comments received regarding the draft Missouri River Recovery Management Plan-Environmental Impact Statement as it moves toward preparing a final EIS which is anticipated to be released in summer 2018. “Public comments are a crucial element in developing the final EIS and record of decision,” said Maj. Gen. […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just announced that they will begin armoring the east side of the Kissimmee River embankment (Canal 37)  between Lakes Hatchineha and Kissimmee in January 2018. The armoring construction, part of the Kissimmee River Restoration project, will span approximately 18 months. “Navigation will remain open during construction; however, a […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Several state agencies are about to work jointly to assess and recommend strategies to reduce the threat of flooding along the Satsop River, under legislation recommended Tuesday by the Senate Water, Agriculture, Natural Resources & Parks Committee. “The Satsop had a long history of dredging but, since the dredging stopped, the buildup of sediment has […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District is hosting a meeting on June 7 in Melbourne, FL to provide the public with an update on the status of the Eau Gallie River dredging project. The purpose of the meeting is to provide an update to the community on the project and expected work period. The […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladesh government is working on a plan to dredge the river Dhaleswari from Hazrapur point to Zabra point in Manikganj district. The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) will supervise the project for dredging a 62-km-long stretch of the river. “The river has dried up during the dry season and water vessels cannot move. This river […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division, recently selected St. Paul District Channels and Harbors Section Supervisor and Lewiston, Minnesota, resident Steve Tapp as the division’s nominee for the national Outstanding Civilian of the Year Award. The award recognizes a civilian’s contributions and support to the Corps of Engineers, including civil works, humanitarian […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Rivers and lakes located in European cities and towns are getting cleaner thanks to improvements in waste water treatment and restoration projects which have brought many waterways back to life, according to a new report by the European Environment Agency (EEA) released yesterday. The EEA report ‘Rivers and lakes in European cities: Past and future […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Board of Directors of the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority (Port of Cleveland) last week approved acceptance of grants totaling over $180,000 to advance three critical infrastructure projects. Supporting security, sediment management, and planning for the stabilization of Irish Town Bend, the grants demonstrate widespread support for the port’s strategic infrastructure investments. The port applied […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) has just released this very interesting video about the Kreetsand, a pilot project in the framework of the Elbe tidal concept. This project will create additional space for the Elbe river on the east side of the Elbe island of Wilhelmsburg. The tidal volume will be enlarged and the tidal […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Transport for NSW spokesperson has announced the completion of the Clarence River Erosion Management Plan which will result in a number of changes to waterways management on the river from 1 September 2015. “One of the key actions arising from the Regional Boating Plan process was the need to develop a state-wide evidence based […]

  • 9 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    At yesterday’s St. Johns River Water Management District’s Governing Board meeting, the board learned that the low bidder for the Eau Gallie River muck dredging project, Blue Goose Construction (BGC), can do the work for $18.5 million – leaving about $2 million potentially available for additional dredging and improvements. “I am pleased to report that […]

  • 17 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District is implementing additional navigation restrictions for boaters along roughly 10 miles of the lower Kissimmee River basin. As reported, USACE continues backfilling operations on the C-38 Canal as part of an ongoing effort to restore historic flows of the Kissimmee River. Earlier this summer, the Corps closed […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey are not the only two entities brought together by the Delaware River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and the Independence Seaport Museum are as well. As such, it is no surprise there are close to a dozen governmental and non-governmental organizations and agencies that are […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Secretary Shawn D. Wilson last week joined officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers  to announce an agreement for the deepening of the Mississippi River from the Gulf of Mexico through Baton Rouge has been authorized and signed.    “This is a […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, a Longview based heavy-civil, marine and environmental contractor, has just released the latest photos from their dredging operations at the Old Mouth of the Cowlitz River in Washington. The project is subject to tidal influences and annual river freshets, said USACE. A large shoal regularly forms at the Old Mouth of the Cowlitz […]