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WEDA Announces Award Winners

At the annual meeting of the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) held June 5 to 7, in Chicago, Illinois. president and chair of WEDA Marcel Hermans presented the organization’s 2019 Annual Lifetime Achievement Award to Craig Daniel Vogt and its 2019 Dredger of the Year Award… Read More

WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting Talks Safety, Hydrographic Surveying and Sediment Analysis

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Midwest Chapter meeting took place in Memphis, Tennessee, from March 6 to March 8. About 70 members attended to hear presentations on safety issues, hydrographic surveying innovations and sediment analysis. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dredge Quality Management Program and Corps district offices in… Read More

J.F. Brennan Company Completes Dredging for Marsh Restoration Project at Quonochotaug Pond

The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) kicked off a salt marsh restoration and elevation enhancement project at Quonochotaug Pond in Rhode Island, where dredging removed sand from the bottom of the pond and is being used to restore and enhance the adjacent marshland as well as create… Read More

Dredging is Underway in New Jersey’s Historic Delaware and Raritan Canal

The New Jersey Water Supply Authority (NJWSA) is undertaking a dredging project in the Delaware and Raritan Canal to restore water supply functionality to the historic waterway. In December of 2017, NJWSA contracted with J.F. Brennan of La Crosse, Wisconsin, to remove 248,000 cubic yards of maintenance… Read More

WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards Focus on Contaminated Sediment Removal, Mechanical Dredging and Salt Marsh Restoration

Improving waterways through dredging and protecting the environment can be achieved simultaneously as proven by the dredging projects that were honored during the Annual Summit & Expo of the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) held in Norfolk, Virginia, in late June. The Environmental Excellence Award winners were chosen by WEDA’s Environmental… Read More