AIWA - The Voice of the Waterway - January 2018
The January 2018 edition of AIWA's newsletter, The Voice of the Waterway, has just been published. Inside is loads of information about policy and budgeting issues surrounding the waterway. Here are some of the stories covered:
- 2017 AIWA Annual Meeting Report
The AIWA Annual Meeting in Wrightsville Beach, NC was a resounding success...
- AIWA Year in Review
As we start 2018, we offer a Year in Review of our Association’s 2017 successes, and begin to outline efforts we will be undertaking in 2018...
- A Review of 2017-18 AIWW Projects
As part of the AIWA Annual Meeting, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) provided the attendees with a State of the Waterway panel presentation from Division and District staff...
- Update on Jekyll Creek Project
Over the course of 2017, the AIWA has been actively supporting the development of a pilot project for the thin-layer placement of dredged material from Jekyll Creek into nearby marsh areas. Jekyll Creek is the shallowest point along Georgia’s 161-mile long portion of the AIWW...
- U.S. Coast Guard Electric Chart Policy Update
The U.S. Coast Guard announced today an update to its navigation guidance for the use of electronic charts in lieu of paper charts and publications...
- And more!
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The Voice of the Waterway is mailed to the AIWA Membership. It is also available for viewing and download as a PDF by clicking the image on the right. Please feel free to contact us with questions, comments and information requests.
The mission of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association is to encourage the continuation and further development of waterborne commerce and recreation in the Intracoastal Waterways of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida through the promotion of adequate dredging, safe navigation and maintenance; to work to ensure the US Army Corps of Engineers maintains the waterway at a 12-foot depth at low tide, as authorized by Congress; and to educate the nation and the region about the historical and economic value of the waterway to its citizens.