News 2018-03-28T09:19:37+00:00

NWC News Alert – FY 18 Appropriations Update

By | March 28th, 2018|

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 [...]

2017 CARIA Annual Meeting Presentations

By | June 21st, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

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  [...]

Want more efficient way of moving cargo? Think waterways.

By | March 14th, 2017|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

ASCE: US Infrastructure near Flunking

By | March 10th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers publishes a report assessing the quality of the nation's infrastructure, i.e., roads, bridges, rail, ports and waterways, air, and other basic foundations of our society.  The [...]

“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 [...]