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  • 13 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board has approved the purchase of 2,510 acres in Glades County that will expand the ongoing Lake Hicpochee Shallow Hydrologic Enhancement Project. According to SFWMD, this project will benefit the Caloosahatchee River and Estuary and watershed by adding opportunities for water storage. “It’s simple math really. More completed […]

  • 20 March 2012

    The first stage of a two-phase project to remove dioxin-contaminated and cancer-causing sediments from the lower Passaic River, adjacent to the Diamond Alkali Superfund site in the Ironbound section of Newark, has begun yesterday. Tierra Solutions, current owner of the former Diamond Alkali site, under federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) supervision, is initially targeting removal […]

  • 26 January 2012

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) declared the lower 14 mile section of the Sheboygan River a hazardous waste site under the EPA Superfund legislation in 1986. A Sheboygan River Dredging Workgroup was established in August of 2009 to assist in coordinating these projects, and is represented by officials from the EPA Region 5, Great Lakes […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Peach Bottom Marina, located on Fulton Township’s Peters Creek in Pennsylvania, closed September 3 for dredging and other improvements. According to Deena O’Brien, a spokesperson for Exelon Energy, the work will include dredging about 9,000 cubic yards of sediment from Peters Creek. Removing that much sediment will give the marina and its access to […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The cost of the Lake Limboto dredging program in Gorontalo province could reach Rp11 trillion, according to President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo. “This lake needs to be dredged to reduce its sediment. Moreover, the lake is now covered by water-hyacinth that can make the lake shallow,” said President Jokowi during the inspection of the dredging operation at […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District, has assessed the environmental impacts of removal and disposal of accumulated sediment at John Redmond Dam and Reservoir, Coffey County, Kansas. The State of Kansas, acting through the Kansas Water Office (KWO), proposes to fully fund […]

  • 7 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    DredgeFest Louisiana workshop, organized by the Dredge Research Collaborative, is scheduled for January 11-17, 2014, in New Orleans and Baton Rouge. The first Dredgefest was held in NYC, one month before Hurricane Sandy made landfall. DredgeFest Louisiana is a symposium, field expedition, and intensive design workshop about the human manipulation of sediment and the soft […]

  • 31 August 2012

    Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, has announced tender for the Dunmore East dredging project. The services of a suitably qualified and experienced consultancy firm with expertise in civil and marine engineering is required for the proposed maintenance dredging at the Dunmore East Fishery Harbour Centre (FHC), Co. Waterford, Ireland. The proposed works involve […]

  • 28 May 2013

    Jakarta Public Works Department has announced a plan for the Pluit Dam dredging program. According to, the officials plan to dredge about 200 thousand cubic of sediment from the mentioned area. Regarding this cleanup plan, Jakarta Deputy Governor, Basuki T Purnama, stated: “Sediment dredging in Pluit Dam will not be enough to restore the […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations are scheduled start this week on the Evans River and boat harbor at Evans Head, according to the Northern Star. The NSW Government contributed more than $550,000 toward the Evans Head dredging project, said Member for Clarence Chris Gulaptis. This dredging program will involve removal of around 18,000 cubic meters of clean marine sand […]

  • 27 September 2012

    The City of Fort Worth has begun a large project to revitalize the Lake Worth area. Mary Gugliuzza, Communications Coordinator with Fort Worth Water Department said: “The lake is very shallow in some places. And so we’re going to get it where there’s a depth of at least six feet in the main boating channels […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Wallace Swamp Creek Park dredging project has officially commenced, according to Each summer, the city must dredge sediment and debris out of swamp creek from the pond. The creek is routed through a bypass channel, which allows workers to drain the pond and remove sediment and debris. On average, about 3,000 cubic yards […]

  • 14 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Seventh International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments is scheduled for February 4-7, 2013, at Dallas Hyatt Riverfront Hotel. The Conference is organized and presented by Battelle and sponsored by public- and private-sector organizations active in environmental assessment, remediation, and management. Conference Highlights – Plenary Session with featured speaker Linda Greenlaw, best-selling author and […]

  • 30 May 2012

    A massive dredging project on Whitefish Lake started on Tuesday morning, according to Crews will dredge sediment that was contaminated after two tankers spilled 25,000 gallons of diesel into the bay in 1989. EPA officials say the project is state of the art. On-Site Coordinator Steven Merritt said: “The excavator that we’ve got has […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, and S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control recently received an application for a permit to dredge accumulated sediment in Lake Hartwell. According to the Corps, the proposed work is located in Seneca, Oconee County. In detail, the project consists of dredging approximately 593 cubic yards of accumulated silt and […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Turnour Island dredging project is nearing its completion. This project involves environmental dredging of mildly contaminated marine sediments surrounding the former timber pile locations at the Turnour Island site. JJM Construction Ltd. removed the timber piles last year, during a previous phase of this project. Under this plan, 39 pile locations should be dredged, […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The city of Boston Public Works Department has applied for a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with the installation of utility crossings in Boston Harbor in Boston, Mass. The city plans to conduct work within and to discharge dredged and/or fill material into […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Conference on Water Resources, Coastal and Ocean Engineering (ICWRCOE 2015) will take place from March 12-14, 2015, in Surathkal, Mangalore, India. This conference will provide a platform for researchers, engineers, scientists and academicians as well as industrial professionals from all over the globe to present their research results and developmental activities in the […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tappan Zee Constructors (TZC) will begin the second stage of dredging operations during the week of August 1st near the Westchester shoreline as part of the preparation for removing the existing bridge and completing the New NY Bridge project’s eastern landing of the southbound span. Dredging is allowed during a three-month period from August 1 […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Business & Finance

     J.F. Brennan Company Inc., a marine construction and environmental remediation company, has just released the latest update on the 2018 Fox River Cleanup Project. For the 10th year, the equipment is back in the water, dredging PCB sediment left behind from decades of pollution by the paper industry. Since 2009, more than 4.8 million […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A ceremony to commemorate the start of the John Redmond Reservoir dredging project took place yesterday. This project represents the first of its kind in the nation with a non-federal entity dredging sediment from a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Reservoir for the purpose of ensuring water supply storage, according to the Kansas Water Office. […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    In response to requests from Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and Citizens for a Clean Pompton Lakes, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will extend the public comment period for the proposed plan to remove mercury contamination from areas of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey from December 18, 2014 to February 2, 2015. Under […]

  • 7 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    During the application process for the Hinkley jetty dredge licence, a condition requiring a dredging monitoring protocol to protect Corallina from the impacts of sedimentation was recommended. Prior to undertaking any dredging activity authorised by this Licence: – a plan for monitoring baseline levels of sedimentation in the vicinity of Corallina swards shall be submitted […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Members of the USACE New England District Team have recently transformed an environmentally-degraded body of water and surrounding property into a rich, vibrant ecosystem so that birds and fish will return to the area and thrive. Problems at the Milford Pond in Milford, Massachusetts, began as early as the 1970’s when town residents began to […]

  • 7 October 2020

    U.S. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler has announced a series of Great Lakes-related accomplishments in Ohio and across the Midwest. In fact, these include the removal of the final beneficial use impairment at the Ashtabula River Area of Concern (AOC), and the completion of all management actions at the Black River AOC. “I’m proud to announce […]

  • 14 December 2011

      The City of Yerington is advertising for bids for equipment needed for a sediment removal/dredging project in the Walker River …   (rgj) [mappress] Source: rgj, December 14, 2011;