seawall News

New Jersey Shore Braces for Next Big Storm

Sea Bright is a great example of how difficult it is to truly prepare a Jersey shore community for the next big storm. The low-lying community on a narrow strip of sand between the ocean and the Shrewsbury River floods …

States’ Infrastructure Upgraded Since Superstorm Sandy

Two years after Superstorm Sandy, would New York and New Jersey be better protected and prepared if such a storm struck again? A sampling of work on some key issues: FLOOD PROTECTION New York City: Many projects on the city’s …

European Union to Help Guyana Fight Flooding Problem

The European Union is funding a study to help the South American country of Guyana control flooding. The EU said in a statement Saturday that it will help Guyana review its sea defense system, since most of the country’s population …

New Jersey Town Wants to Use ‘Jersey Shore’ Money for Seawall

The town that hosted MTV’s “Jersey Shore” wants to leave a lasting legacy with money raised by the show’s cast. Officials in Seaside Heights, N.J., want to use $1 million from a November benefit by the reality show members to …