Search results for: sediment samples

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  • 2 March 2012

    The latest test results from Gladstone Harbour have found no significant change in water quality, no single cause for all fish health issues and a decrease in the number of barramundi with eye problems or lesions. Reports on water quality sampling, laboratory testing of fish samples and fish health surveys were released by the Department […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Virginia Port Authority are proceeding with design measures to expand Norfolk Harbor’s shipping channels, which will improve navigation and energize the national, state and local economy. The “Wider, Deeper, Safer” dredging project will deepen the Inner Harbor channels to 55 feet, Chesapeake Bay’s Thimble Shoal Channel to 56 […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Charleston District manages many projects in the public eye that have crucial impacts on the nation. One of the District’s most prominent current projects is the Charleston Harbor Post 45 harbor deepening feasibility study. Post 45 has been a main focus for the District’s civil works program for the past year and a half […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King have announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its fiscal year 2018 work plan, which includes important dredging and maintenance projects in Maine, totaling $11,780,000.  The budget for the Army Corps of Engineers is overseen by the Senate Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee, of which Senator Collins […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Gladstone Ports Corporation believes Dr Matt Landos final report titled ‘Investigation of the causes of aquatic animal health problems in the Gladstone harbour and near-shore waters’ is in direct conflict with the growing mountain of scientific and circumstantial evidence showing no links between dredging and disease in fish. Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) Chief Executive […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has started discussions with EDF Energy about a new marine licence application to dispose of dredged material from the Bristol Channel into a disposal site off the coast of Cardiff, South Wales. EDF has submitted its plan to NRW for the sampling and testing of the sediment from the construction site […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) has just released a monthly project update for the cleanup of lead impacted sediment by hydraulic dredging in the Mill River. As noted in previous updates, the sediment dredging portion of the project has been completed. The process of dewatering the sediment is ongoing at the […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Cologne University of Applied Science (CUAS) and DB Sediments have introduced an innovative, highly accurate density measurement device for hetero and homogeneous liquid-solid mixtures. The density measurement of hetero and homogeneous liquid-solid mixtures plays a crucial role in various fields of engineering, such as dredging, mining, waste-water treatment industry, biogas facilities and sediment monitoring. Common […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) has just released October update for the cleanup of lead impacted sediment by hydraulic dredging in the Mill River. CT DEEP, together with the contractor TRC, is currently dredging, dewatering the sediment, treating the filtrate water from the dewatering process and discharging treated water back to the Mill River. […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Ecology yesterday released a report that summarizes data collected about contamination on part of the Port Angeles Rayonier Mill site. The Upland Data Summary Report details the amount and type of contamination on the land portions, called the “upland,” of the study area. This report, along with data about nearby marine areas, […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $485,000 to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) for testing water quality along the state’s Gulf Coast. The sampling results will contribute to EPA’s National Coastal Conditions Assessment (NCCA). The NCCA is a survey of the nation’s coastal waters which EPA and state partners conduct […]

  • 6 April 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    GE will begin the second phase of the Upper Hudson River cleanup in May 2011. The approach to dredging and disposal will be similar to what was undertaken in 2009, when 286,000 cubic yards, or 329,000 tons, of river sediment was removed. In 2011, approximately 350,000 cubic yards, or 400,000 tons, of sediment will be […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Partrac Ltd has recently completed a survey to demonstrate its world-leading particle tracing technology for aiding the management of contaminated sediments. This was for the SPAWAR (Space and Naval Warfare) Systems Centre Pacific in San Diego. The study was undertaken under a grant funded by the US Department of Defense (DoD) ESTCP programme. This is the […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    For the third time in almost eight decades, bed material samples are being taken from the Mississippi River. The first was in 1935 and the second was in 1989, but this is the first time it’s an effort being coordinated between different government agencies. On Wednesday, February 11th, sixteen team members from the U.S. Geological […]

  • 20 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced its plan to remove mercury contamination from the sediment of the Acid Brook Delta of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey to levels that meet stringent standards to protect people’s health and the environment. The plan will go into effect as a modification of a permit, which legally […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Aquifer Consultancy, a consultant specialized in coastal, harbor and river engineering, has presented the Vibrocore, a flexible solution for taking soil samples. The Vibrocore is electrically driven, portable and can be easily operated from a small workboat. With a high vibration frequency, the 7.6 cm pipe (PVC, stainless steel, aluminum or acrylic) is inserted into […]

  • 18 February 2010
    Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Many harbours in tide-dominated areas silt up as a consequence of asymmetric tides. To understand the process of harbour sedimentation at tidal rivers, it is important to know the amount of transport of suspended sediment. In a small and shallow harbour along a tidal river, simultaneous ADC, OBS, CTD and water sample measurements… [mappress] Source: […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) is requesting public comment on the Public Health Assessment for Ruddiman Pond and the Main Branch of Ruddiman Creek in Muskegon County. The assessment looks at the amount of chemicals remaining in the sediment of the pond and the Main Branch of the creek after the dredging and […]

  • 31 July 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    In most coastal and estuarine settings the seabed elevation (water depth/bathymetry) changes due to the processes of sediment and sediment deposition on a daily basis. More pronounced changes occur when wave energy can penetrate to the seabed during winter storms. Changes in seabed level greater than ~0.10 – 0.15 m can be detected using conventional […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Aquatec Group has just announced the introduction of an SSC converter for their popular AQUAlogger 210TY turbidity logger. Now included as standard in the AQUAtalk software package, users will be able to convert their turbidity readings to suspended sediment concentration (SSC) with ease. The conversion can be applied pre or post deployment via one of […]

  • 25 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Crews will collect additional soil, sediment and groundwater samples from a shipyard in Fairhaven to better locate and define the extent of contamination on the property located at 201 Harris Ave. This area has been used as a shipyard since the early 1900s, and past shipbuilding and ship maintenance operations contaminated portions of the site. […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The following is a monthly project update for the cleanup of lead impacted sediment by hydraulic dredging in the Mill River. The CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection together with TRC, the firm conducting the cleanup work for Exide are currently in the process of dredging, dewatering the sediment, treating the filtrate water from […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The construction and subsequent use of the Pearce Creek Dredge Material Containment Area – combined with pre-existing natural conditions – has degraded the quality of groundwater close to the facility, according to a recent U.S. Geological Survey study. USGS scientists collected field data at the site in Cecil County, Maryland over a two-year period during […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientist Clark Alexander has received funding approval from Georgia Sea Grant for a two-year study to collect and analyze new, high-resolution data to identify the sand resources available near the Georgia coast. “Sand resources are needed to rebuild beach and dune systems to provide the same or better […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has released an independent report on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) review of the cleanup of PCB contamination in the Hudson River. Using EPA’s guidance, DEC found out that the cleanup is not protective of the public or the environment. In an effort to improve the […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    After considering public input, the EPA has approved a plan that outlines the multi-step process General Electric (GE) will follow to dismantle and decontaminate the 110 acre PCB sediment processing facility that was built to support the dredging of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site. The plan, called the Processing Facility Demobilization and Restoration Plan, is required by the […]