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  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DHI Group, an independent research and consultancy organization, has just released their latest DHI Tech Talk video, named ‘Measurement of Suspended Sediment’. Solid particles transported in the water are referred to as suspended sediments. A high level of suspended sediments may lead to serious effects such as coral bleaching (corals turning completely white due to stress) […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    After the 1953 and 1976 North Sea floods, a flood defense plan, called the Sigma Plan, was conceived to protect the Flemish part of the Scheldt estuary against future storm surges. The plan is governed by Waterwegen en Zeekanaal NV (W&Z), a Flemish government agency and since 2005 aims to combine flood defense with strengthening the river’s ecology through the creation of flood control […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction of important new flood mitigation works is set to begin just north of Tairua at Graham’s Creek, Waikato Regional Council informs. The first phase of these works including sediment control and erosion protection structures will begin next week. This supports the larger construction works to ensure no sediment impacts the downstream wetland and harbor. “The work, when […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve (DNERR) recently collaborated with 15 other National Estuarine Research Reserves in 13 coastal states on a research study that examined the capabilities of tidal marshes to keep pace with sea level rise. Results of the pioneering study, “Rising to the Challenge: Will Tidal Marshes Survive Rising Seas?” were recently […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    With the appointment of a contractor to the Kopeopeo Remediation Project, physical works look set to start in the coming months, according to the Bay of Plenty Regional Council. The Kopeopeo Canal Remediation project, co-funded by the Ministry for the Environment through the Contaminated Sites Remediation Fund (CSRF) will use a staged approach to remove, […]

  • 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. […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Rob Portman, who serves as co-chair of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, yesterday met with the USACE Lieutenant Colonel Adam Czekanski, 73rd commander of the Buffalo District, to discuss continued efforts to dredge the Port of Cleveland. “We’ve made good progress in our efforts to protect Lake Erie over the past several years, […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The official kickoff of the Napa River dredging project is expected in mid-September. According to a spokesman from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the dredging scheme has been scheduled for mid-September and will last through November. The dredging will remove around 300,000 cubic yards of sediment from a 13-mile stretch of the river, starting from the Third Street bridge in […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The dredging scheme on Winnwood Ponds, the naturally occurring waterways located in the eastern section of Addison, TX, will take place in early August. Since they were last dredged in 2000, a considerable amount of silt and sediment has built up in the ponds and now must be removed to restore the storage capacity. This $1.6 million dredging/desilting project […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

     A Young CEDA event, under the name ‘Dredging and Disposal of Contaminated Sediment’, will be held today at the Institute of Civil Engineers, Godfrey Mitchell Theatre in London.  According to CEDA, contaminated sediment is present in most waterways and harbors across the UK and Ireland. When left insitu it does not pose an environmental threat, but […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has just announced the launch of the Marine Minerals Information System (MMIS). The MMIS is a state-of-the-art tool to assist decision-makers in managing coastal recovery and planning coastal resilience projects. The release of the MMIS marks a big step forward in BOEM’s efforts to build a National Offshore Sand […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Forest Service and California Tahoe Conservancy will host a field trip for any members of the public interested in their multiple-year project, the Upper Truckee River Reach 5 Restoration Project in South Lake Tahoe. On Wednesday, September 28 at 5:30 p.m., people are invited to head out there to see the final stage, […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    The Partrac Cohesive Strength Meter (CSM) is being used in the STELAR-S2S project. The overall aim of the STELAR project is to understand the importance of climatic and autogenic controls in determining the transfer of sediment from source-to-sink in one of the world’s largest rivers – the Mekong. Floodplain characteristics and sedimentation will be obtained […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has issued Melbourne Water Corporation a notice requiring it remove a sediment stockpile at Thomas Street, Yarraville, after it was found to contain traces of asbestos last November. The sediment, which must be removed by early August, was dredged from Stony Creek as part of the water corporation’s routine maintenance […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Tauw, an independent European consulting and engineering company specialized in the design, improvement and management of the natural environment, has landed a new framework contract for performing sediment assessments for the Port of Rotterdam during the next 3 years, from 2015 up to and including 2017. “The expectation is that in the next few years many sediment assessments will […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The conference named “Contaminated Sediments: Environmental Chemistry, Ecotoxicology and Engineering” will be held from 8-13 March, 2015, at the Conference Centre Monte Verità, Ascona, Switzerland. Each topic will be introduced by one or more invited keynote speakers and completed with presentations selected from the submitted abstracts:   – Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) (Christian Bogdal); – […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, will host a public hearing at Burke Lakefront Airport (West Concourse), 1501 North Marginal Road, Cleveland, today, from 5:15 – 9 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to provide an opportunity to anyone wishing to make verbal comments in person for the official record regarding the […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    After the 1953 and 1976 North Sea floods a flood defence plan was conceived to protect the Flemish part of the Scheldt estuary against future storm surges, called the Sigma Plan. It is governed by Waterwegen en Zeekanaal NV (W&Z), a Flemish government agency, and since aims 2005 to combine flood defence with strengthening the […]

  • 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: […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Commission will tomorrow, October 24, organize a webinar named “Sediment Choreography: Using natural forces to maintain harbors”. This informational webinar, which starts at 10 a.m. EDT / 9 a.m. CDT, will explore new approaches to upstream management practices using a river’s natural energy to reduce sediment load – and thus the amount of […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of the Coastal Sediments 2015 conference program (May 11-15, 2015), Deltares Academy will offer the Full-Day Course “Coastal Sediment Dynamics (recent theoretical and modeling advances)”. The conference is the eighth in a series which began in 1977. The Coastal Sediments conference provides an international forum for exchanging information among coastal engineers, geologists, oceanographers, […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    A Central Dredging Association’s (CEDA) Dredging Technology Webinar, under the name ‘The sedimentation process in a TSHD’, is scheduled for 15 November, 2016, from 14:00-15:00 hrs (CEST). The presenter, Prof. Dr. Ir. Cees van Rhee, is full Professor of Dredging Engineering at the Delft university of Technology. He obtained his PhD degree in 2002. His […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      The Eighth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments will take place on 12–15 January, 2015, in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Conference is organized and presented by Battelle and Sponsors including public-and private-sector organizations active in environmental assessment, remediation and management. Attendance is expected to be 900 to 1,000 scientists, engineers, regulators, remediation site […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting a public informational meeting to discuss its draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement and Mount St. Helens Long Term Sediment Management Plan. The meeting will be held today, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Cowlitz County Expo Center, 1900 Seventh Ave, Longview, Washington. USACE is evaluating several […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Consultants working for the City of Bellingham will begin a second round of sediment sampling this week for a cleanup site in Bellingham Bay. The consultant will use a boat to collect samples from 19 in-water locations around the South State Street Manufactured Gas Plant site near Boulevard Park. The work is part of a […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 17th International Conference ‘Transport and Sedimentation of Solid Particles’ will take place from 22-25 September in Delft, the Netherlands. For more than 40 years these conferences have been a traditional place of meeting and active debates of scientists, engineers and leading authorities in different aspects of transport of solid particles. The conferences have supported […]