Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Lower Menominee River taken off most-polluted list

WI, United States

MARINETTE (WLUK) -- After decades of cleanup and millions and millions of dollars spent, the Lower Menominee River is no longer one of the most polluted spots on the Great Lakes.In a ceremony...

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Beach Nourishment Debated in the City of Two Rivers

WI, United States

Two Rivers would love to tap into beach nourishment to enhance the Lake Michigan Shoreline.Beach nourishment is described as clean bottom lake sand brought up during the dredging process that would...

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Supercomputer Simulations Examine Changes in Chesapeake Bay

VA, United States

The Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the continental United States, weaves its way south from Maryland, collecting waters from West Virginia, Delaware, DC, Pennsylvania and New York along the...

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New waterways profiles released for 17 states

United States

The National Waterways Foundation (NWF) has commissioned and released waterways profiles for the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi,...

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Ohio Lake Erie Commission seeking public comments about Ashtabula River Area of Concern

OH, United States

ASHTABULA — The Ohio Lake Erie Commission and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency are seeking public comments for the proposed removal of a “beneficial use impairment” that restricts...

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins construction for Rochester Harbor east pier repairs

NY, United States

ROCHESTER, NY -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District and its contractor, Dean Marine & Excavating, Inc., will begin construction this week to repair an approximately...

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Beach building stakes rise with sea level

NJ, United States

OCEAN CITY — Water gushes through the bars of a 10-foot square steel box near Brighton Avenue on the north end of the island, spewing muddy sand that was pumped from a dredge moored off the...

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Mussel restoration project could lure wildlife back to barren stretch of Mississippi River in Minneapolis

MN, United States

A Minnesota DNR crew transplanted 3,506 mussels native to Minnesota -- including Higgins' eye, bucket and snuffbox-- to grow in the waters of the St. Croix River, across from Hudson, WI, Tuesday in...

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$650K EPA Grant to Help Keep Casco Bay Clean

ME, United States

The University of Southern Maine, Casco Bay Estuary Partnership and others will help sustain Casco Bay for decades with EPA grant.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a Maine...

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Crews dredging local portions of Ohio River

KY, United States

With spring rains, melting snow, river backups and other environmental factors, sediment deposits in a river can make passage difficult for commercial traffic.The Ohio River near Paducah is no...

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Permit mix-up, scheduling conflict mean the Jupiter Inlet won’t be dredged until fall

FL, United States

The Jupiter Inlet District, a small taxing authority in northern Palm Beach County, dredges the inlet’s sand trap on a near-annual basis, typically in the winter or spring.JUPITER — During the...

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Beach renourishment makes headway

FL, United States

Two bulldozers level sand pumped from a barge offshore to the beach at the Manatee Public Beach in Holmes Beach. The project paused Aug. 7 for 7-10 days for contractors to relocate pipes to the...

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Bay tributaries see uneven progress in PCB cleanup

DC, United States

By Timothy B. Wheeler Bay Journal News ServiceIt’s been a slog, but efforts are making headway to rid the Anacostia River of long-banned toxic chemicals that make it unsafe to eat many locally...

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Pacific Dredge & Construction Joins the CDMCS

CA, United States

CDMCS proudly welcomes Pacific Dredge & Construction (PDC) of San Diego, California to the nation’s premiere safety organization for the dredging and marine construction industry. PDC is a...

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Dredging project underway at Cosby Lake in Clay

AL, United States

From The Tribune staff reportsCLAY — A long-awaited project to clear Cosby Lake is underway. M & N of Alabama, LLC is performing dredging after a bid was awarded to the company in June.The...