flood protection

Storm Surge Barrier Going Up to Protect New Orleans

Article: Storm Surge Barrier Going Up to Protect New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, December 29, 2008 (ENS) – Defense of Greater New Orleans’ most vulnerable area from storm surge has begun with the groundbreaking for the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal Lake Borgne Surge Barrier Project, the largest design-build civil works project in Corps history. It is unusual for a civil works project to be designed…

Stormwater Pollution to Lower St. Johns River Controlled

Article: Stormwater Pollution to Lower St. Johns River Controlled

ATLANTIC BEACH, Florida, November 24, 2008 (ENS) – The Lower St. Johns River will run cleaner now that a stormwater retrofitting project is complete at the City of Atlantic Beach. “The Hopkins Creek Project was originally proposed after storms repeatedly flooded residences and streets,” said Atlantic Beach Mayor John Meserve. The 1.7 acre Hopkins Creek…