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  • 29 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The state Department of Environmental Conservation awarded more than $155,000 in Mohawk River Basin Program grants for four projects in the Mohawk River Basin Watershed. According to the DEC Acting Commissioner, Basil Seggos, these grants, funded by the state Environmental Protection Fund, will help to improve water quality, promote resiliency and create recreational opportunities in […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, published a draft feasibility report and environmental assessment on Friday, marking a major milestone in the Yuba River Ecosystem Restoration feasibility study. Improvements to approximately 178 acres of existing aquatic and riparian habitat along the lower Yuba River, between Englebright Dam and the confluence of the Yuba […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, on its website today posted a copy of its draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed Souris Basin, North Dakota, Flood Risk Management project. The purpose of the feasibility study is to assess the interconnected system of reservoirs, levees and channels within this […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Eighth International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, named River Flow 2016, will take place on July 12-15, 2016 in St. Louis, MO. River Flow, an international meeting in the area of river engineering and fluvial hydraulics, will provide a forum to report the latest scientific findings and to promote information exchange and cooperation among scientists, engineers […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    New round of Sigatoka River maintenance dredging is expected to begin later this year, according to the agriculture minister Inia Seruiratu. He said that tenders for the work were advertised last December but the project was put on hold because of the TC Winston. “It will be done in 3 stages and we hope to extract 1.2 million […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dredge Goetz crew continues to do what they do best – maintain the Mississippi River for navigation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ St. Paul District said in their latest announcement.  The crew was recently in Pool 16, near Buffalo, Iowa, working to maintain the 9-foot navigation channel. The Dredge Goetz maintains 850 miles […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 December 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, December 19, the temporary river diversion bypass pumps were turned off at about 10:30 a.m. and the river was flowing by 11:00 a.m. from Upper Fens Pond to Avenue Louis Pasteur […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging project that will clean up pollution at the mouth of the River Raisin in the City of Monroe continues and is scheduled for completion by the year end. The dredging will remove toxic polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) from the area, making room for armored cap installation. The dredging, which began in April, comes as the final step in cleaning up pollution from the […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday passed by voice vote Rep. Darren Soto’s bill, the Kissimmee River Wild and Scenic River Study Act of 2017 (H.R. 3961), which would designate Central Florida’s river and its tributaries in the state of Florida for study under the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. This designation grants the river […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    With the help of Salix, the Norfolk Rivers Trust is improving fish and other river wildlife habitats on the River Babingley near Flitcham, one of only two hundred chalk rivers left in the world. The River Babingley rises from chalk springs above the villages of Flitcham and Hillington in North West Norfolk, meanders through the […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Several millions of funds used to be spent for the dredging of the rivers of Antique, but these rivers remain silted and need immediate action to prevent massive flooding in the coming weeks or months. Now with minimal expense on the part of the provincial government of Antique, these rivers will be dredged regularly to […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District has received $13.6 million in the Corps Fiscal 2019 Work Plan to complete the Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project design and construction phases. “The project includes removing a levee, placing large woody debris, restoring wetlands at two sites and reconnecting a side channel,” said Corps project […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, continues to work towards bringing the Kissimmee River Restoration project to completion, navigation closures will remain in effect to accommodate ongoing construction activities. Navigational closures are currently in effect on the Kissimmee River north of the U.S. Highway 98 Bridge for 6.5 miles, reported the Corps. […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden have announced that the Columbia River Restoration Act is moving forward as part of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which is expected to pass the Senate as soon as this week. The legislation would authorize the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a voluntary, competitive Columbia Basin […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its 2016 Work Plan yesterday, which includes $200,000 in funding for Souris (Mouse) River Feasibility Study. The purpose of the feasibility study is to assess the interconnected system of reservoirs, levees and channels within this basin and recommend modifications to existing infrastructure and potential new measures to reduce […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Final Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project have been released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District. The recommended plan includes a levee removal, placement of large woody debris, wetland restoration at two sites, and a side channel reconnection. Once constructed, the […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

     The Florida Chamber of Commerce has just released a video named ‘Securing Florida’s Water Future: Kissimmee River’, the latest in a series of water education videos that demonstrate the importance of following science-based research solutions. ‘Securing Florida’s Water Future: Kissimmee River’ features research produced by Florida Atlantic University – Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Research […]

  • 19 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Port of Hamburg yesterday released the latest update on the Elbe River dredging project. Overall, the fairway adjustment project is going according to plan, so that completion at the end of the coming year remains firmly in focus, reported the company. The deepening and widening of the 116 km long fairway between Cuxhaven and […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Ron Kind unveiled a comprehensive plan earlier this week to restore failing river infrastructure systems and protect the Mississippi River for generations to come. The plan was created in collaboration with Kind’s River Advisory Board, which includes ecologists, conservation advocates, sportsmen, and river agency representatives. “The Mississippi River shapes Wisconsin’s environment and local […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust has managed to avoid the costly removal of over 1,000 tons of sand generated by the recent dredging work on the River Weaver. The sand will now be used as construction material for a nearby waterfront development. “We started dredging the River Weaver in May to maintain its depth for […]

  • 23 January 2013

    Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered government planners Tuesday to draw up a master plan to dredge sand from the Mekong River, saying it was aimed at restoring shallow areas along the waterway. Sand that is dredged from Cambodia’s portion of the river can also be exported to draw more revenue for the country, he […]

  • 15 June 2010

    Countries bordering the Danube want to increase shipping on the second longest river on the European continent without abusing an ecosystem…   [mappress] Source: pressdisplay, June 15, 2010;

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Fox River Cleanup Project is moving into the final stage with the 11th season of dredging works now underway in Brown County. According to the project spokesman Scott Stein, the 11th season should be the final year of dredging activity removing PCB’s from the riverbed. Scott Stein also added that since the start of dredging […]

  • 5 August 2011

      Drought has caused major problems for boats that use the Xiangjiang River in Hunan Province. (xinhuanet) [mappress] Source: xinhuanet, August 5, 2011