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  • 18 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Great Lakes Environmental & Infrastructure Solutions (GLEIS) is about to begin a routine sediment removal operations in three Novato creeks. The dredging, part of a routine schedule to prevent flooding during the rainy season, will start July 25 and should continue through the end of October, according to the Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation District. Accumulated […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Chesapeake, Virginia, has just release a video update on their Cooper’s Ditch Dredging Project. Public Works and contractor crews have been working this summer to dredge Cooper’s Ditch, a key element in Chesapeake’s Stormwater Management Program. This edition of Chesapeake Minutes goes behind the scenes to show how this vital work takes place. […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Western Dredging Association’s (WEDA) Education Commission Reservoir Sediments Dredging Panel is set to take place on Friday August 14, 2020 at 1 PM EST. This panel will discuss the current state of reservoir sedimentation in the United States, estimated reservoir capacity losses, flooding impacts due to the loss capacity, dredging practices to reduce reservoir sedimentation, […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Scott Walker yesterday announced over $8 million in grants for five harbor maintenance and improvement projects in Wisconsin. Improvements will promote waterborne freight and assist economic development in the communities where they are located, according to the Walker’s announcement. Grantees include: City of Superior (Douglas County) – $1.7 million to install new sheet piling […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    With dredging work now complete to increase water depth at Market Slip, the City of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, now has increased dock space for small pleasure crafts to drop anchor on the Port Saint John side of Reversing Falls.  As of Friday afternoon, July 17, the docks have been set in the water, […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Tuolumne Utilities District (TUD) Board of Directors on Tuesday, May 5th awarded a $4.1 million contract to Steve Manning Construction, Inc. (SMC) for the construction of the Phoenix Lake Preservation and Restoration Project. The Board unanimously supported the contract approval at a Special Board meeting held May 5th via a publicly accessible electronic platform. […]

  • 1 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Cobourg, ON, will begin its annual spring removal of built-up sediment in the Cobourg Harbor in the following days. Each year, a significant amount of silt and sediment is carried along the north shore of Lake Ontario by waves and currents and deposited at the mouth of the harbor and within the […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     U.S. Senator John Barrasso, chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), yesterday questioned R.D. James, assistant secretary of the Army for Civil Works, during a legislative hearing on S. 2800, America’s Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA). Barrasso asked James if the legislation would help fulfill some of the key principles outlined […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has just announced that review period for the Toledo Harbor Dredging and Dredged Material Placement document opens today and runs through January 14, 2018.  USACE anticipates the need to dredge and discharge sediment excavated from the federal navigation channels of Toledo Harbor, Ohio, in order to maintain […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    TRC Companies Inc. has been awarded a pair of awards from the Environmental Business Journal – one for business achievement and the other for an innovative remediation project to remove lead sediment from the Mill River in Fairfield, Conn. “Our mandate at TRC is to make the earth a better place to live, and we’re […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said in its latest release that their dredging and capping pilot project will begin this week as part of its overall cleanup of the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, New York. Starting in the next couple of days, equipment will be brought in to support the dredging and removal […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations in Atascadero Creek and the Goleta Slough near Ward Memorial Drive in Goleta started earlier this week, the Santa Barbara County Public Works said in their latest announcement.  A large crane is excavating sediment from the area and stockpiling the material on the access road near the bike path. The sediment travels down […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Flint River river remediation project, which includes dredging of impacted sediment and excavation of riverbank soil, is in full swing now, according to the Consumers Energy. This major river dredging project that spans from the Hamilton Dam to East Fifth Avenue, will address Flint River sediment impacted by historical MGP operations, the by-products of the manufactured gas operation from […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Appalachian Power will temporarily close the Hardy Ford Public Access area on Smith Mountain Lake for maintenance work beginning December 20, the company said in their latest announcement.  The work will include a major underwater dredging operation in the channel adjacent to the public boat ramp and fishing area located in Bedford County. An estimated […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has approved 76 additional Monroe County canals for Hurricane Irma marine debris and sediment removal. The newly approved canals fall under the same Emergency Watershed Protection grant used to clean Hurricane Irma marine debris from 172 previously approved canals. The Tavernier-based Adventure Environmental, Inc. (AEI) […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, resumed sediment removal in Braddock Bay earlier this week and expects to continue operations throughout the rest of the month. The sediment removal is part of the Corps of Engineers’ ecosystem restoration project currently underway at the bay. As part of the overall ecosystem restoration project, the […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    North Canterbury Fish & Game staff recently spent two weeks co-ordinating the removal of sediment from the Wairarapa Stream in western Christchurch, according to the Fish & Game New Zealand latest announcement. During this cleanup scheme, sixty-five tonnes of accumulated silt was blasted out of the Christchurch stream, one of the Avon River’s most important tributaries. The […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dam rehabilitation work is set to begin with the complete drawdown of Chapman Lake the day after Labor Day, on Tuesday, September 5, the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) said in its latest release.  Work to be undertaken while the lake is drawn down will include sediment removal, repairs to the dam’s control tower […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, has announced that the work to remove silt deposits from the interior of the Mill Creek Project diversion dam is now underway. The project started Monday, Aug. 13, and includes removal of approx 350 cubic yards of silt deposits from the interior of the Mill Creek Project diversion dam, […]

  • 17 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Eight Indiana counties will be able to address sediment problems in lakes and rivers, thanks to $617,500 in grant funding from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources’ Lake and River Enhancement (LARE) program, DNR said in its latest announcement.  LARE grants are administered through DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife. Division director, Mark Reiter, said […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Three creeks in Novato, California, are being cleared of sediment this summer to reduce flooding during the rainy season by improving creek capacity. The $1.55 million flood mitigation project, overseen by Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, will start in early July and is expected to continue through the end of October. Sediment, […]

  • 8 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) said in its latest release that they will progress the Shark River channels dredging, beginning this week. The project, which began in earnest last summer, centered on dredging 102,000 cubic yards of sediment from the navigable channels of the Shark River. Equipment is expected to be mobilized this […]

  • 4 October 2012

    Greenbrier State Park staff is set to gradually drawdown about six feet of water from the park’s 42-acre lake, beginning October 15, to allow for some much needed maintenance work. The improvements include, repairing the lake’s popular boat ramp and removing accumulated sediment for better boating access. “After building up for more than 45 years, […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality recently completed removal of nearly 14,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment from the Donna Reservoir and Canal System Superfund site in South Texas. The sediment was removed from a half-mile section of the canal with the highest concentration of contamination from polychlorinated biphenyls […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     Apex Envirocare, a wholly owned Australian company specializing in solutions to a variety of environmental water related problems, has just released an amazing video about their recently completed WA Farm Dredging Project. During the work, 1500 dry tonnage of sediment was removed increasing – by a significant margin – the capacity of a much-needed […]