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  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Riverside County supervisors have approved an aggregate $1.79 million in expenditures for a project to clear the Salton Sea north marina of dirt and debris to make the channel usable again by boaters who dock at the North Shore Beach & Yacht Club, the KESQ News Channel 3 reports. On a 4-0 vote, the Board […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Representatives Cheri Bustos and Darin LaHood recently wrote a letter with lawmakers from the Illinois and Iowa Congressional Delegations to the Army Corps’ Mississippi Valley Division in support of emergency dredging funding requests from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District. In the letter, they wrote that the requested funding would be used […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cebu City Mayor, Edgardo Labella, met the officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Cebu City Engineering District and City Hall Department earlier today, July 15,  to discuss a plan to implement massive dredging of the different rivers and waterways in the city. According to a Facebook post by the Cebu City […]

  • 5 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and officials in the Two Rivers region of northeastern Monmouth County will host an open house about the ‘Two Rivers, One Future’ regional resilience plan on Wednesday, July 10. The open house for this coastal protection campaign is a part of the New Jersey Fostering Regional Adaptation […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seattle District’s flood teams are completing rock placement in the Skagit and Nooksack river basins, where high river flows threatened communities with flooding over the weekend.  USACE’s flood engineers are completing a 500-foot buried rock trench along a trail system adjacent to West Main St in Lyman, Washington. The […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Okanogan River basin flood team from the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, began work May 25 to assist Okanogan County in closing a section on the left bank of the breached Riverside levee. As USACE reported, the Clark Fork team is continuing work on the Turah Levee in Missoula County, Montana, and […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Flood teams from the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, have initiated levee strengthening work in Riverside, Washington, and continue berm construction in Conconully, Washington, and levee strengthening work in Okanogan, Washington, and Plains, Montana.  According to the USACE’s latest announcement, Seattle District’s Okanogan flood team is assisting Okanogan County with levee strengthening 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 […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    A new £27 million scheme to improve the water environment across England has been jointly launched by Defra, Natural England and the Environment Agency. The Water Environment Grant scheme will provide £9 million each year over the next three years to applicants applying for funding to restore local eco-systems and deliver substantial benefits to people and the […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    ShoreRivers, formerly Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy, has named Elle Bassett as the new Miles-Wye Riverkeeper. As Riverkeeper, Bassett will act as the primary spokesperson for the Miles River, Wye River and Eastern Bay, advocating for their protection and restoration. Bassett will strive to increase environmental awareness through education, outreach, advocacy and restoration; emphasizing the essential role […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    One of the largest and most populated deltas in the world is the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM). It covers approximately 100,000km² of Bangladesh and the Indian state of West Bengal. The large river delta offers good possibilities for transport over water, but it also encompasses the risk of regular floodings. Keeping the many waterways of the delta […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladesh Water Development Board (WDB) said in their latest announcement that they plan to dredge eight rivers in Moulvibazar and Sunamganj districts, local media reports.  The dredging program, aimed to restore navigability of waterways and save crops from floods, will be conducted under an operation named ‘Early Flood Control and Irrigation Improvement Project’ in the […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan today said that, during the last eight years, the government has completed the dredging work of a total of 47 nearly dying rivers, Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) – National News Agency of Bangladesh said in their latest announcement. The minister said this responding to a query made by treasury bench lawmaker […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Chi-Cal Rivers Fund partners yesterday announced five projects selected to receive $960,000 in grant funding to improve and enhance waterways in the Chicago-Calumet region. The grants will generate $1.46 million in matching contributions, for a total conservation impact of $2.42 million, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) said in their announcement. “The Chi-Cal Rivers Fund […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers personnel and equipment from Kewaunee are mobilized at the City of Two Rivers’ Lake Michigan harbor to undertake emergency repairs to the south breakwater. According to the city report, the tugs Kenosha and Racine, and the crane barge Manitowoc are at work on this project. The south breakwater was extended further into Lake Michigan […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis has teamed up with Kapstone Paper to keep Kapstone’s Longview Paper Facility receiving barge loads of chips, in spite of silted in channel conditions. According to the company, this year’s high flows on the Columbia and Cowlitz Rivers lead to significant shoaling in the vicinity of Kapstone Papers plant which depends on barge […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allocate an additional $2 million in Fiscal Year 2017 appropriations funding to dredge the Ouachita-Black Rivers Navigation Project, said Marie Trisollini, Mayor of Camden, Arkansas, in its June 6th announcement.  The new funding for the Ouachita-Black Rivers Waterway is outlined in the Army Corps Fiscal Year 2017 Work Plan, […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Oyo State, an inland state in south-western Nigeria, has announced that 24 rivers in the state will be dredged as part of the proactive measures to mitigate against flooding. The government noted in its statement that the rivers have been approved for dredging through the World Bank assisted project, Ibadan Urban Flood management, […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Lakes and Rivers Contracting Inc., of Lemont (IL) is about to begin a long-awaited Waubonsie Lake dredging project. The City Council has just approved the contract to dredge and filter the lake bottom in Waubonsie Lake Park, off Kautz Road near Clarendon Lane, reported the Chicago Tribune. This $1.85 million dredging contract is the first such in more than twenty […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Two Rivers City Council,on its latest meeting on May 16th, awarded a contract for the outer harbor dredging works (between the piers and out into Lake Michigan) to Roen Salvage Co. of Sturgeon Bay, WI. Roen’s low bid of $663,900 for dredging 22,500 cubic yards of material and trucking it to the city’s disposal site west of […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District, and the city of Clarksville recently celebrated the completion of the Riverside Drive Stream Bank Stabilization Project with a ceremony at Freedom Point in Liberty Park. The city of Clarksville and the Corps collaborated to stabilize 1,530 feet of eroded bank on the Cumberland River alongside Riverside Drive […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    A major milestone has been reached on the journey to restore and protect the Waikato and Waipa rivers with the development of a broad policy mix framework for improving the health and well-being of the waterways over the next 80 years. The Restoring and protecting our water/Te whakapaipai me te tiaki i ō tātou wai […]

  • 22 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in cooperation with New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Westchester County, and the Village of Mamaroneck recently held a public information meeting at the Emelin Theatre in Mamaroneck, N.Y. Discussed was a Tentatively Selected Plan for the Mamaroneck and Sheldrake Rivers Flood Risk Management Feasibility […]