“The wind is at our backs,” says US House T&I Committee Chair

By | February 1st, 2017|Tags: , , |

Does the President's mention of infrastructure in his inaugural address mean there's hope for waterway projects in Alabama?  Well, so far there's no direct indication,  but there is eternal hope as the US House of [...]

ACF Water Battle in Court – – in Maine

By | November 1st, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

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) [...]

USDOT Awards Grants for Five COB Projects

By | October 28th, 2016|Tags: , , , |

From Workboat magazine: Creative Commons photo by Bjoertvedt The US Department of Transportation has announced that it has awarded $4.85 million in grants to six Marine Highway projects along the waterways of 17 states and [...]

Drought Lingers

By | October 13th, 2016|

Drought conditions in the Southeast continue, especially for northern Georgia, northern Alabama, southeastern Tennessee, and the western parts of South and North Carolina.  The Climate Prediction Center of the National Weather Service sees drought conditions [...]

Drought Conditions Dictate Change in Alabama Power’s Reservoir Management Plan

By | September 13th, 2016|Tags: , , , |

Drought conditions are dictating a change in Alabama Power Company's reservoir management plan throughout the Coosa, Tallapoosa, and Black Warrior River systems.  Below is a report published by Yellowhammer News about how water levels at Weiss, Neely [...]