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A lonely coast

Thanks in part to intrepid surveyor Chantal Arguin, pre-construction for a roadway on Quebec’s remote Lower North Shore has begun By Mary Jo Wagner Anyone familiar...

USGS installs storm-tide sensors prior to Harvey’s arrival

Five U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) crews installed around 20 storm-tide sensors along the Texas coastline within the areas between San Luis Pass and Corpus Christi. The equipment will be installed on bridges, piers and other structures that have a good chance of surviving a storm surge during a hurricane.

Study to address D.C.-area flooding

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, signed an agreement July 18 with the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) to begin an approximately $3 million, three-year study on possible ways to address coastal flooding and storm damage across more than 57 square miles in the District of Columbia and surrounding areas of suburban Maryland and northern Virginia.  

Norfolk enlists Arcadis to design stormwater flood protections

Arcadis was awarded an approximate $11.6 million contract by the City of Norfolk, Va., to design stormwater infrastructure enhancements to protect Ohio Creek communities against future flooding and continued sea level rise.

Research sheds new light on forces that threaten sensitive coastlines

Wind-driven expansion of marsh ponds on the Mississippi River Delta is a significant factor in the loss of crucial land in the Delta region, according to research published by scientists at Indiana University and North Carolina State University.

McLaren Engineering CEO honored for New York waterfront improvements

The Waterfront Alliance honored Malcolm G. McLaren, president and CEO, McLaren Engineering Group, with the 2016 Heroes of the Harbor award for his contributions to the New York harbor and waterways.
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