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In the Eye of the Storm: Lessons Learned in the Wake of Hurricanes Florence, Michael, and Others

NC, United States

Hurricane Florence made landfall near Wilmington, North Carolina, on Friday, September 14, then inched its way west into South Carolina as a tropical storm later that day. By Saturday morning, more...

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City Prepared For Large Swells as Conditions Worsen

Australia

The Gold Coast is well prepared for large swells expected to impact our beaches later this week.“The sand dredging and pumping we have done over the past two years has added millions of cubic metres...

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Appeal to Stop North Inlet Dredge Still on Hold

MA, United States

(Photo Courtesy: Corinne Prado)CHATHAM – A homeowner’s lawsuit to prevent the conservation commission’s amended order of conditions from moving ahead with the North Inlet dredging project is on hold...

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NTB Makes Progress With Storm Recovery

NC, United States

NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH | Debbie Dougherty was among the visitors to North Topsail Beach Thursday who were taking in some sunshine and sea breeze during the week’s reprieve from the winter cold.She was...

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Flood Plan: IBWC Study Recommends Dredging

TX, United States

MERCEDES — A new hydraulic model for flood mitigation along the Arroyo Colorado is raising significant concerns among city officials who believe dredging and brush-clearing may not be enough...

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Dune Project Restoring Duxbury Beach as Living Shoreline

MA, United States

DUXBURY — With temperatures in the high 50s and sunny skies, a steady procession of visitors took advantage of an April-like afternoon during the first week of February.Walkers, joggers,...

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Massey’s Ditch Dredging Delayed Until This Fall

DE, United States

Striped bass regulations will be changing once the most recent stock assessment is peer reviewed. ERIC BURNLEY PHOTOIt seems that the dredging project for Massey’s Ditch will have to wait until...

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Dredging of Haxall Canal Along Richmond's Riverfront to be Completed by May 1

VA, United States

James H. Wallace/Times-DispatchCrews from Richmond’s Department of Public Utilities began dredging the Haxall Canal that runs along Richmond’s riverfront in January, and work is on schedule to end by...

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Virginia is Cracking Down on 'Bad Actors' Who Lease Oyster Grounds to Block Dredging

VA, United States

Dredging in Virginia Beach has at times been halted by "bad actors" that lease oyster grounds for the wrong reasons, and state lawmakers are trying to crack down. (Courtesy city of Virginia...

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Surf City Approves Beach Push on Top of $5 Million Sand Haul, Councilman Argues For All-Out Push To Preserve Funds

NC, United States

A prior beach push in Surf City. (Port City Daily photo/file photo)Councilman Jeremy Shugarts argued for a complete beach push while preserving the $5 million nourishment funds until long-term work...

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Corp Says Few Surprises With Draw Down

GA, United States

Augusta,Ga (WJBF) - Corp of Engineer officials were giving the Savannah the once over gauging the impacts of the draw down, in the end saying there were no surprises. "We're seeing about exactly...

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Waterfront Group Seeks Money For Portland Harbor Dredging

ME, United States

Boats lie in silt during low tide at Sturdivant's Wharf along Portland Harbor. Numerous public and private wharves have lost valuable berthing spaces as silt carried down the Fore River and from...

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Beaches to Get New Sand

FL, United States

The 2013-14 beach renourishment project on Anna Maria Island had a heavy impact on beachgoers. - Cindy Lane | SunANNA MARIA ISLAND – Island beaches are scheduled to get new sand, beginning with a...

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Lawsuit Challenging Big Pass Dredge Advances

FL, United States

A judge has determined an argument from Siesta Key residents meets legal requirements, ordering the city to respond to the project’s opponents.After twice dismissing a Siesta Key organization’s...

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County Dredging Plan Meets New Hurdle

WA, United States

The latest hurdle to finishing Wahkiakum County's permit applications to deposit dredge spoils on eroding beaches isn't very big, but it could delay any beach nourishment to next fall. A biological...