The 2018 Annual Conference of the Coosa-Alabama River Improvement Association is scheduled for Thursday, May 10th and Friday, May 11th, at the Renaissance Montgomery Hotel in Montgomery, Alabama, the head of navigation on the Alabama River. Details and registration information are on the website's 2018 Annual Conference section.
NWC News Alert - FY 18 Appropriations Update March 22, 2018 House and Senate negotiators have reached agreement on a massive spending bill to fund the federal government for the remainder of fiscal year 2018. The government has been operating on a series of continuing resolutions since October, and this agreement removes the [...]
By Pamela Glass on July 13, 2017 Share Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email The House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved a budget for the Army Corps of Engineers’ civil works program. Photo by David Krapf (From Workboat website, July 13, 2017) Congress has given the first signs that it will reject the Trump administration’s proposed cuts for [...]
Presentations at the CARIA Annual Meeting on April 28 covered a range of topics from dredging to black pellets to dam safety. Click HERE to view presentations. Attendees were also treated to a social gathering at a Montgomery Biscuits baseball game, enjoying the game, barbecue, and beer. The CARIA Board of Directors approved a proposal to schedule a [...]
An article published in the online version of "Roll Call," a Washington Capitol Hill news outlet since 1955, calls for more investment in the nation's waterways as a method to improve efficiency in the US transportation system. Written by the US Soybean Board, the article naturally promotes the waterways from the perspective of agribusiness in [...]
The "Water Wars" between the states of Alabama, Florida, and Georgia have been ongoing three decades without resolution. The dispute is over how much water each state is entitled to in both the Alabama-Coosa-Tallapoosa (ACT) and the Apalachilcola-Chattahoochee-Flint (ACF) River Basins. The more contentious of the two has been the ACF with the latest round [...]
Mobile District of the US Army Corps of Engineers has put its retired survey vessel, "EB Wallace," up for sale. To view and/or place a bid for the EB Wallace, please go Then click on Boats and Marine Equipment under the Browse by Category and look for STEEL HULL SURVEY BOAT E.B. WAto https://gsaauctions.gov. on Boats [...]