Project Updates
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After Months of Inconvenience, Downbeach Dune Project Ending

United States

After a monthslong project that reshaped the coastline and briefly led to flooding on Margate’s beaches, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers beach and dune work on Absecon Island is scheduled to wrap up...

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To Dredge or Not to Dredge? That is the Question for Carolina Beach

United States

It has been more than a year since the Town of Carolina Beach implemented what ultimately became an ill-fated lake dredging project. In December, the town terminated the incomplete project, but that...

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Army Corps of Engineers Grants Request for Emergency Dredge of Moriches Inlet

United States

Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) announced that the Commander of the U.S. Army Corps New York District, Colonel Thomas Asbery, just received the needed Emergency Declaration from Army Corps of...

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Falmouth Dredging's Final Death Throes

United Kingdom

Is the Port of Falmouth witnessing the final death throes of the multi-million pound capital dredging scheme proposed for the port, as the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) continues to vacillate...

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Four Durban Beaches Closed for Sand Pumping

South Africa

The eThekwini’s Engineering Unit’s Coastal, Stormwater and Catchment Management (CSCM) Department has closed four Durban beaches for sand pumping operations.Portions of North Beach, Dairy Beach,...

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City, Contractor Working Toward Permits for Adrian's Island Project

United States

As city officials continue moving forward with the Adrian's Island riverfront project, several items — like permits — still need to be nailed down before construction.The Jefferson City...

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Grays Harbor Channel Dredging Begins

United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to conduct Grays Harbor maintenance dredging in the Outer Harbor beginning April 19 with two Corps hopper dredge vessels, Essayons and Yaquina. The Yaquina will...

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Officials Seek New Borrow Areas for Ocean City Beach Replenishment Project

United States

A main supply used in Ocean City's beach replenishment project is running out. Now, officials say they're weighing their options and looking into *outside resources* to preserve this important...

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May 29 Date set for Murrells Inlet Channel Dredging Vote

United States

Some people living in Garden City and Murrells Inlet will soon vote on a project to dig up a channel.A Georgetown County spokesperson says voters along that channel will decide on a tax referendum on...

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Funding for Hampton Harbor Dredging Could Come in 2019

United States

Funding to dredge Hampton Harbor could come in 2019, a top Army Corps of Engineers official told U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen in an appropriations hearing Wednesday.Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, chief of...

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Oceanside Harbor Dredging Delays Cause for Concern

United States

A scheduled dredging of the Oceanside Harbor to remove built-up sand and help provide safer boating has been delayed.The city expected dredging to begin in mid-April, a process overseen by the United...

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Okaloosa County Commissioners Seek long term Dredging Solutions for Destin Pass

United States

Through out the years, the Destin pass has shrunk causing safety concerns for boaters."When the pass itself, or the bar I should say, is compromised by being shallow and not having enough depth, any...

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Dredging is Underway at The Entrance Channel

Australia

The dredging of The Entrance Channel is underway, according to Central Coast Council’s Director of Assets and Infrastructure, Mr Mike Dowling.Mr Dowling said the dredging program is carried out to...

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Fla. Inland Navigation District seeking permit to dredge lagoon from Sebastian to Palm Bay

United States

Dredging of a 15-mile stretch of the Indian River Lagoon from Sebastian to Palm Bay is on the horizon.If a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is issued, the Florida Inland Navigation...

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Hydraulic Dredges Remove Sediment from Salt Marsh

United States

Santa Barbara County Flood Control continues its emergency response to the January debris flows with hydraulic dredging of the Carpinteria Salt Marsh Reserve. The dredging is an effort to relieve...