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August 30, 2018
Source: mlive.com COMSTOCK TOWNSHIP, MI — This is the last summer the Kalamazoo River will be the scene of heavy dredging activity, as Enbridge Inc. cleans up the mess from a pipeline leak that sent an estimated 800,000 gallons of crude oil into Talmadge Creek and the river. Nearly four years later since the spill was discovered July 26, 2010 near Marshall, the Canadian pipeline company is wrapping up the cleanup. Comstock Township Supervisor Ann Nieuwenhuis said the work in her eastern Kalamazoo County township has carried on pretty much out of public view and apparently without a hitch. “Every...
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“The most cost-effective piece of equipment ever brought onto this property.” – Mark Shea, Assistant Supervisor of Waste Treatment In an unusual feat for a hydraulic dredge, an Ellicott Brand Series 370 Dragon”DRAGON®” cutterhead dredge excavated four different materials from two power plant settling ponds: fly ash, bottom ash, lime, and lime mixed with fly ash. The dredge moved over 100,000 cubic yards in just three months. The City of Springfield, Illinois owns and operates the City Water Light & Power (CWLP) Dahlmann Generating Station. Burning coal generates three waste products: fly ash, bottom ash, and lime from the water...
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Source: Excerpted from Bay Weekly On-Line Publication Deale is the biggest Western Shore port of call between Annapolis and Solomons. But to get to its protected waters, boaters have had to pass Scylla and Charybdis. The modern-day incarnations of those Odyssean monsters have grounded many a boater. Scylla, the rock, is the 900-foot stone jetty protecting the harbor from the north. If you get through Scylla, you’ve still got to tackle Charybdis. A whirlpool in her native Straits of Messina, Deale’s Charybdis is the shoal water of Rockhold Creek, the channel into Deale harbor. Scylla is firmly entrenched, but every...
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Source: Greater Kashmir by Arif Shafi Wani ‘Sustained Dredging Has Increased River’s Outflow Capacity’ After more than 50 years, the original Ellicott® brand dredge for the Jhelum conservation dredge operates alongside a current model. Srinagar, Sep 16: An ambitious project to salvage Kashmir’s lifeline river Jhelum has started to yield positive results with the Jammu and Kashmir government maintaining that the flood threat triggered by recent incessant rains subsided due to ongoing conservation measures in the river in north Kashmir. Jhelum which is the main source of irrigation in the Valley has been marred by extensive siltation in the last few...
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Source: Cover Story of World Dredging Mining & Construction 18 inch (457 mm) Ellicott® brand cutter suction dredge “Alabama” commences operations on the Keta Sea Defense Project The Keta Lagoon is a large body of freshwater separated from the salt waters of the Gulf of Guinea by a narrow strip of land. This isthmus experiences severe and continuous erosion. A large portion of residential and public infrastructure in the village of Keta, including the road linking it to its northern neighbors, has been lost to the sea. The stretch of land between Keta and Kedzie erodes at a rate of...
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