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Pipeline faces sediment control violations
Pipeline faces sediment control violations
Dec 4 2018
Columbia Gas Transmission has been fined $122,350 by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for a lack of sediment and…
Sediment control plan underway in Tucson, Ariz.
Sediment control plan underway in Tucson, Ariz.
Nov 29 2018
The Pima County Regional Flood Control District announced plans to remove approximately 150,000 cu yards of sediment from the bed of the Santa Cruz…
Sediment control problems in Timberlake, Va.
Sediment control problems in Timberlake, Va.
Nov 27 2018
Timberlake, Va., residents have advocated for the creation of a local watershed improvement district in order to dredge Timber Lake, which has…
Volcano-related erosion control work approved to minimize flooding
Volcano-related erosion control work approved to minimize flooding
Nov 12 2018
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) finalized plans to control volcanic sediment from the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens located in Skamania…
USACE begins sediment removal at a San Diego beach
USACE begins sediment removal at a San Diego beach
Oct 23 2018
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has begun dredging a sand bar at the entrance to the Oceanside Harbor in San Diego. The project was delayed…
Austin, Texas, under drinking water advisory due to flooding
Austin, Texas, under drinking water advisory due to flooding
Oct 22 2018
The Austin, Texas, water utility has issued a city-wide boil water notice, following flooding in central Texas that caused water supply lakes to be…
Foxconn faces fines over lack of sediment controls
Foxconn faces fines over lack of sediment controls
Oct 16 2018
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) fined Foxconn Technology Group $1,159.50 for flooding and sediment-laden storm water that…
New York beings dredging Susquehanna River sediment
New York beings dredging Susquehanna River sediment
Oct 5 2018
The New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) began dredging polluted sediments from the Susquehanna River in Binghamton, N.Y. The…
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Source: Vancouver Watersheds Alliance. Artist: Jamie Lutz.
Oct 4 2018
We have all heard the expression “can’t see the forest for the trees,” but when is the last time you can remember it applying to yourself? As a storm…
Legoland faces sediment control fines
Legoland faces sediment control fines
Sep 27 2018
Merlin Entertainment, the parent company of Legoland, and the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) reached a consent order…
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins San Jacinto River sediment removal project
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins San Jacinto River sediment removal project
Sep 27 2018
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) began dredging the west fork of the San Jacinto River to remove sediment deposited by Hurricane Harvey. The…
South Florida beaches receive erosion control aid post-Irma
South Florida beaches receive erosion control aid post-Irma
Sep 25 2018
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) approved plans to spend $9.7 million for beach restoration in south Broward County, Fla., in areas that…
Equestrian center receives sediment control violations
Equestrian center receives sediment control violations
Sep 18 2018
The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has issued Tryon Equestrian Partners multiple notices of violation for lack of erosion…
Dam removal uses drones to monitor sediment movement
Dam removal uses drones to monitor sediment movement
Sep 11 2018
On Sept. 5, the removal of the Bloede Dam from the Lower Patapsco River near Ilchester, Md., began. Researchers from the University of Maryland are…
Sep 6 2018
With current strict erosion and sediment control regulations, sediment still is the main source of water pollution. Some of the main contributors to…
Erosion control project involves dredging Newton Lake
Erosion control project involves dredging Newton Lake
Aug 16 2018
Camden County, Pa., announced plans to dredge Newton Lake, as well as address toxic algae and erosion issues at the site. The lake, created in the…
Napa and Sonoma valley vineyards require erosion control
Napa and Sonoma valley vineyards require erosion control
Aug 1 2018
The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board adopted a water quality control permit for vineyard properties within the Napa River and…
Wildfires in northern California trigger erosion control concerns
Wildfires in northern California trigger erosion control concerns
Jul 27 2018
The Carr Wildfire in northern California has destroyed dozens of homes, killed a bulldozer operator and forced evacuations in Redding, Calif.…
Jul 26 2018
This photograph shows the effectiveness of the BioD-SiltTrap coir rectangular wattle in sediment control. When subjected to a simulated rainfall, it…
Erosion control failures along Mountain Valley Pipeline
Erosion control failures along Mountain Valley Pipeline
Jul 18 2018
The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has issued a nine-page notice of violations to EQT Corp., the energy company building the…
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