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Rep. Zeldin, Supervisor Romaine and Councilman Panico Announce Completion of LI Intracoastal Waterway Dredge

NY, United States

NY Congressman Lee Zeldin (speaking). Photo by: Office of Congressman Lee Zeldin Center Moriches, NY – February 5, 2019 – Today, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1) was joined by Brookhaven Town Supervisor Ed Romaine, Brookhaven Deputy Town Supervisor and Councilman Dan Panico, stakeholders and local residents at Webby Beach in Center Moriches to announce the… Read More

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$15M Dredging Project Along South Shore Complete

NY, United States

MORICHES – A major dredging project deemed critical to Long Island’s fishing industry and boater safety is now complete. The Army Corps of Engineers finished a $15 million dredging project for Moriches Inlet. Sand was also dredged from a nearly 3-mile stretch of the bay where the water was extremely shallow, and Smith Point County… Read More

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‘Good Clean Sand’ May Pave The Way For Lavallette Dredging Deal

NJ, United States

Deep holes in Barnegat Bay that were dug out after the 1962 nor’easter. (Credit: Google Earth) The sand under and around the West Point Island bridge is “good, clean Lavallette sand,” Mayor Walter LaCicero said, as the borough has completed the first step in what could be a win-win for the town and the state…. Read More

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Long Island Intracoastal Waterway Dredge Wraps Up

NY, United States

CENTER MORICHES, NY — Another much-need dredge wrapped up in Center Moriches recently, elected officials said. On Monday, Rep. Lee Zeldin, Brookhaven Town Supervisor Ed Romaine, Councilman Dan Panico, stakeholders and local residents met at Webby Beach in Center Moriches, where elected officials announced the completion of the dredge of the Long Island Intracoastal Waterway…. Read More

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Topsail Island Gets $5 Million to Rebuild Beaches

NC, United States

North Topsail Beach and its neighboring communities are getting $5 million in help to rebuild their beaches. According to the Coastal Review Online, Resource Institute, a nonprofit organization based in Winston-Salem received a grant from the Division of Water Resources last year which will be used to form a committee and prioritize a list of… Read More

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Wellfleet Harbor Dredging Plans Moving Forward Without Federal Money

MA, United States

WELLFLEET — The town has decided to take its harbor dredging needs into its own hands after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last year declined to provide hoped-for funds to do the work. “We don’t want to wait for funding,” said Janet Reinhart, chairwoman of the Select Board. “We want to start looking at… Read More

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Dane County Task Force Reviews Plan to Deal With Historic Flooding

WI, United States

MADISon, Wis. (WMTV) – Dane County has organized a task force to deal with the damage left by last summer’s historic flooding. The Dane County Board put together the 13-member Yahara Chain of Lakes Flooding task force last fall. The task force released its 52-page report Monday and are meeting to review the information. The… Read More

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Encinitas Begins Major Sand Replenishment at South Ponto Beach

CA, United States

South Ponto Beach in Encinitas. Photo by Chad McDonald via Flickr Encinitas is distributing 45,000 cubic yards of sand near South Ponto State Beach to help replenish the beaches from Leucadia south to Cardiff. That sand is being provided in conjunction with the Encinitas Beach Hotel, a 130-room resort being built on the west side… Read More

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Schuylkill Dredging Project Moving Forward

PA, United States

Silt buildup is visible in this recent drone shot. (photo by Chris Dantonio Drone Photography) Facing an imminent March funding deadline to dredge the Schuylkill River that, if missed, would have erased portions of the 2020 regatta season, Philadelphia city and rowing community officials now believe a completed funding package will be in place in… Read More

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Dredging/Beach Project Faces New Hurdles

FL, United States

CRESTVIEW — While Okaloosa County’s $3.5 million East Pass dredging/beach restoration project still might begin in early March, it will involve less beach sand than what was originally projected. Last November, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers survey determined that about 240,000 cubic yards of sand could be dredged from the East Pass. Plans call… Read More

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Coastal Carolina and Georgetown Officials Teaming up to Find Silting Solution

SC, United States

Georgetown (Source: Live 5 News) GEORGETOWN, SC (WCSC) – Georgetown officials have come together with Coastal Carolina University scientists to see if there is a way to avoid silting after dredging. Last week, Georgetown county and city officials announced they want to dredge the Port of Georgetown. Officials hope to carve a path for industry… Read More

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Pumping and Dredging More Effective for Flood Mitigation Than Lowering Lake Levels, Report Finds

WI, United States

A Dane County Technical committee released its findings on future flood mitigation Friday. Last fall, flooding caused more than $154 million in damages county-wide. Image By: Sydney Widell Contrary to earlier proposals, lowering lake levels may not in fact be the best way to lessen the impacts of future flooding, according to a new report…. Read More

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Last-Minute Donations Ensure Completion of Full Quonnie Restoration Project

RI, United States

CHARLESTOWN — Confronted with a shortfall on the Quonochontaug Pond Marsh Restoration Project, members of the Salt Ponds Coalition quickly raised $347,500 to complete the work. Coalition President Art Ganz presented a check Thursday to the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council, the agency leading the initiative. CRMC Policy Analyst Caitlin Chaffee, who accepted the… Read More

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District Begins Dredging of Plymouth Harbor Federal Navigation Project

MA, United States

Courtesy Photo | Dredging to remove shoals from the Plymouth Harbor federal navigation project is underway. Vessels wanting to enter Plymouth waters, as dredging to remove shoals from the Plymouth Harbor federal navigation project in Massachusetts is currently underway and on schedule. The New England District and its contractor, Burnham Associates, of Salem, Massachusetts, are… Read More

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Emergency Restoration Brings Thousands of Pounds of Sand to Lido Beach After Erosion

FL, United States

SARASOTA, Fla. (FOX 13) – White sands and crystal-clear water: that’s what first brought Bill Gilroy of Ohio to Lido Beach. “When we first came there, the beach was out to the rocks,” he said. That was during his wedding nearly 7 years ago. He and his wife come back every year and have seen… Read More

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