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  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work will begin soon on the lower Opawaho/Heathcote River in Christchurch, New Zealand, to help lower the risk of flooding in the area, the Christchurch City Councillor, Deon William Swiggs, said in its latest announcement.  The dredging is part of Christchurch City Council’s Land Drainage Recovery Program and will be carried out by contractor City […]

  • 23 August 2012

    After a devastating rainstorm killed 79 people last month, Beijing will step up flood-control efforts by dredging river channels and reinforcing dikes and reservoirs. According to CRJ English, the workers will have cleared sludge and other waste that was washed into rivers by the July 21 rainstorm. Cheng Jing, the head of the Beijing Water […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    An ambitious project to return the River Ver to its more natural state as it runs through the center of St Albans has been launched, according to the City and District Council. The plan will include significant enhancements to Verulamium Park and the water quality of its artificial lakes. Major improvements will also be made to […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons (both D-Del.) and five of their Senate colleagues yesterday introduced legislation that would improve and preserve the overall wellness of the Delaware River watershed. The Delaware River Basin Conservation Act of 2014, co-sponsored by Senators Cory Booker and Robert Menendez (both D-N.J.), Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand (both D-N.Y.), […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Joshua Schimmel, of the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission (SWSC), is seeking a permit from the USACE New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging and fill within the Connecticut River as part of the Connecticut River Sewers Crossing Project in Springfield and Agawam, Massachusetts. This work is […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    River users will benefit from a $3million State Government commitment to improve the accessibility and safety of the Swan and Canning river foreshores. Environment Minister Albert Jacob said the 2014-15 investment in $1million of foreshore works in South Perth, Belmont and Bayswater was a partnership between State and local governments to significantly improve shoreline conditions […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations are currently underway for what is believed to be the final stretch for the Fox River Cleanup Project, the FOX 11 News reports. This cleanup scheme is designed to reduce risk to human health and the environment due to the presence of PCBs – polychlorinated biphenyls – in Fox River sediment. It’s […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded a $10.3 million construction contract to repair the damages to the R-616-613 and R-613 levee systems earlier this week. The R-616-613 and R-613 levee systems, damaged by the 2019 spring flooding, are approximately 19 miles long. The R-616-613 system starts on the Missouri River at Highway […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Elizabeth River dredging scheme is currently underway, announced Cruisers’ Net. Mariners are advised that the dredger Rockbridge is conducting dredging operations in the Elizabeth River, in Norfolk Harbor Reach and Craney Island Reach. These dredging operations will occur 24 hours a day, 7 days a week until 28 February, 2015. The work extends between […]

  • 6 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    ML Dredging is about to complete a two phase maintenance dredging campaign to re-establish previous operational depths at Hamble Yacht Services. According to the company, phase one was undertaken by the backhoe dredger ‘Witton II’ with a combination of the split hopper barges ‘Split Two’ and ‘Split Three’. “Using both ‘Split Two’ and ‘Split Three’ […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Chairman of the Paradip Port Trust, Shri Rinkesh Roy, announced today the completion of dredging operations at Mahanadi River Mouth. This work was carried out by a dredger of Dredging Corporation of India Ltd. Chairman, of the PPT during his interaction with the Press today informed that there is a narrow window period between January […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Rewa River re-dredging project has been postponed for the next one or two years, reports fbc.com. The main reason for the changing of the original dredging plan is money. The Rewa River dredging funds have been diverted for the re-dredging of the Ba River. Regarding this issue, Commissioner Central Lieutenant Colonel Bale Tuitubou, stated: […]

  • 4 February 2013

    Due to wastes and mud buildup, the Opak River is becoming shallower every day, according to beritajakarta.com. RW 01 Tambora residents hope the Opak River could be normalized, so their homes would not be left under water during the flood. Regarding this issue, Tatang (45), a local resident, said: “How would the river accommodate much […]

  • 21 November 2012

    The future of a long-awaited Myall River dredging project is still murky, according to myallcoastnota.com. The Myall River Action Group has been waiting for almost a whole year to hear from the taskforce whether the Myall River will be dredged and when. Andrew Sharp, the Myall River Action Group member, stated: “We’re very disappointed that […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Omaha District awarded an approximately $9.2 million levee repair contract to Young’s General Contracting, Inc. of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, Monday. This contract will build upon the initial breach repair efforts that was completed on the Clear Creek, Platte River Right Bank Levee System in March of 2019 to fully […]

  • 30 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded a $58.3 million construction contract to Aptim Federal Services, LLC of Alexandria, Virginia, on December 23.  This contract is the first final repair contract to be awarded for the Missouri River Left Bank Levee Systems, which will allow USACE to begin repairing the levee system to […]

  • 4 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Baltimore County Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability is proposing a maintenance dredging project on the Bird River and 48 adjacent spur channels, the USACE’s Baltimore District reports.  The work is set to be undertaken on the Bird River and Railroad Creek channels, between Loreley Beach Road on the north and Bird River Grove […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    A new £2.76 million program of flood works across Somerset has been approved by the Board of Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA). Following the Board’s annual budget-setting meeting, 28 projects costing £1.703 million will be carried out at hundreds of sites over the coming year and beyond. Another £1.057 million is being put towards a multi-million […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of the Annisquam River Federal navigation project (FNP) in Gloucester, Massachusetts.  The work involves maintenance dredging of portions of the 8-foot-deep Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) channel and anchorage, plus authorized overdepth dredging in the Annisquam River FNP. “Natural shoaling […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Stage two of the NSW Government’s $1.68 million dredging program at Yamba is currently underway, Nationals Member for Clarence, Chris Gulaptis, announced today. “This work will improve boating safety and navigation in the Clarence River at Yamba,” Mr Gulaptis said. “Stage 1 was completed in 2016 and saw around 18,000 cubic meters of sand dredged […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) has proposed to develop a Platte River Mouth Restoration and Access Plan/Environmental Assessment (EA). The Platte River is located in the southern portion of the National Lakeshore and discharges into Lake Michigan. Benzie County owns and manages a recreational boat launch at Platte River Point, approximately 900 feet from the […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Sterling Heights and the City of Utica recently received a $4.5 million grant from the Environmental Protection Agency for a nine-mile restoration project along the Clinton River, known as the Clinton River Corridor Habitat Restoration Project. The $4.5 million grant includes no local match. According to the grant agreement from the EPA, the […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Works are underway to develop the Wey flood alleviation schemes that will reduce flood risk to local communities. The Environment Agency, together with its partners, is currently looking at schemes in Godalming, Guildford, Old Woking and Byfleet and Weybridge. At the moment, options for reducing the risk of flooding along the River Wey include:   bypass channels; channel […]

  • 9 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on a draft environmental assessment (DEA) for continued maintenance of the Columbia River Federal Navigation Channel. The proposed maintenance includes placement of dredged material on the eastern shoreline of Rice Island and re-handling material at an in-water site near Howard Island. The public comment period […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The first step in what could be a major effort to improve water conditions in the Middle Snake River gets underway this week on a pair of small islands downstream from Walter’s Ferry. Idaho Power’s Bayha Island Research Project is one part of the broader Snake River Stewardship Program, which aims to help the company […]

  • 28 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Pierce County, Washington, are seeking public comments on the Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement for the Puyallup River Basin Flood Risk Management General Investigation Study. The 45-day public comment period is from March 25 to May 9, 2016. The document is available for viewing […]