Project Updates & Industry Developments
Article Image

Mississippi's Hancock County opposes Louisiana's $800M river diversion project

LA, United States

The Hancock County Board of Supervisors this week launched a new strategy opposing the proposed $800 million Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion, calling it a threat to the Mississippi county’s fisheries...

Article Image

Louisiana: Sediment-Diversion System Created in Louisiana to Reduce Erosion

LA, United States

Louisiana is creating a sediment-diversion system in order to reduce inland flooding and erosion. In an effort to reduce coastal erosion, Louisiana wants to build two river diversions that will...

Article Image

Cole’s Bayou Marsh Restoration Project Is Complete

LA, United States

The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority has announced the completion of the Cole’s Bayou Marsh Restoration Project in Vermilion Parish.The project has created 400 acres of marsh...

Article Image

Palm Beach, oceanfront owners clash over beach restoration plan

FL, United States

The planned restoration of nearly three miles of eroded shore in Midtown has been clouded by a disagreement between the town and private property owners over beach access.Palm Beach says storm...

Article Image

Florida: Cutler Bay imposes moratorium on development to study impact of sea level rise - first of its kind in Miami-Dade County

FL, United States

The town of Cutler Bay has imposed a six-month moratorium on development to study the impact of sea level rise.Since mid-July, all properties east of Old Cutler Road have been under the moratorium,...

Article Image

USACE Makes Progress on Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway - And Listen to Interview with Brad Pickel, Executive Director of AIWA

GA, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Charleston District is currently dredging the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW) in several places.Register for AIWA Conference, Nov. 20-22,Savanah, GAListen to...

Article Image

Workshops on Dredging and Waterway Management in Delaware Announced

DE, United States

Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Shoreline & Waterway Management Section will be holding three informational public workshops to share information about...

Article Image

Allu system enables reuse of dredged materials from canal

DE, United States

The historic Delaware and Raritan Canal periodically undergoes dredging in order to keep the waterway active. As part of this ongoing process, a soil stabilisation system and Processor system from...

Article Image

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers identifies short-term natural disaster recovery activities funded by the Additional Supplemental Appropriations Disaster Relief Act, 2019

DC, United States

Washington (September 25, 2019) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today work that it will accomplish with Flood Control and Coastal Emergencies, Operation and Maintenance, and...

Article Image

Connecticut: Zoning Proposal to Double Setback Near Water Raises Questions and Opposition in Old Lyme

CT, United States

OLD LYME — Multiple town commissions and members of the public are expected to raise objections to a proposed text amendment to Tidal Waters Protection regulation at Tuesday’s meeting of the...

Article Image

Sag Harbor creek's contamination causing beach erosion

NY, United States

Little North West Creek in Sag Harbor represents many of the issues that currently face Long Island estuaries and waterways.The creek is contaminated with bacteria, which is affecting waterways and...

Article Image

DEC wants drinking water protection plan before it will allow dredging

NY, United States

POUGHKEEPSIE – Central Hudson Gas and Electric is continuing to mobilize for the dredging of the Hudson River off Poughkeepsie to rid the river bottom of coal tar from a former manufactured gas...

Article Image

Corps of Engineers replenish eroding shoreline near Cathlamet

WA, United States

Wahkiakum County Commissioner Cothren, center, gets a closer look at the new sediment placed on the shore of Cape Horn Tuesday morning. Cothren is accompanied by Col. Aaron Dorf, right, and resident...

Article Image

Massachusetts: Outer Cape faces more coastal erosion this winter

MA, United States

PROVINCETOWN — There is no clear way to predict what the winter will bring for coastal erosion.It depends, in many ways, on how many nor’easters blow through and how strong they are. Unlike the...

Article Image

California: Coastal City Refuses to Retreat

CA, United States

Comparison of automated and digitized cliff top and base (toe) metrics in Del Mar, California, overlain on high-resolution lidar-derived digital elevation model as part of a Coastal National Elevation...