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East coast town plans to move parking lot due to coastal erosion
The town’s tourism department and National Park Service records have found that the beach visitor number has decreased in the past new years, from approximately 850,00 visitors a year to the mid-500,000 range.
Jan 8 2019
Provincetown, Massachusetts, announced plans to rebuild a waterfront parking lot at Herring Cove Beach farther inland due to rapid erosion. The town…
EPA directs study to explore sediment pollution at California mercury mine
EPA directs study to explore sediment pollution at California mercury mine
Dec 24 2018
The U.S. EPA announced a settlement with Buckhorn Inc. to study contamination at the New Idria Mercury Mine Superfund Site in San Benito County,…
Dec 17 2018
The FODS Trackout Control Mat is a durable alternative to traditional stabilized construction entryways. The reusable mat saves users time and money…
Dec 4 2018
Hurricane Irma and subsequent winter storms in late 2017 and early 2018 brough severe shoreline erosion to parts of Sarasota County, Fla. Along Casey…
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…
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