Tag Archives: Harbor

The Future of Dredging Newport Harbor

The Future of Dredging Newport Harbor Dredging Newport Harbor is a top priority for the City. Certain dredged material cannot be disposed of as traditionally is done and is being proposed to be buried in the harbor bottom. Is this a dangerous or a logical and safe method to deal with this dredged material? What…
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What is the Future of Newport Harbor?

What is the Future of Newport Harbor? Will the recent creation of a Harbor Department headed by Kurt Borsting fulfill the vision of Councilman Marshall Duffield? After 4½ years on the City Council, Marshal “Duffy” Duffield has yet to fulfill his vision of the Harbor. Join Speak Up Newport to hear Duffy present his vision,…
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Sea Level Rise

Sea Level Rise - How Will It Affect You? Newport Bay waters spilling over Balboa Island seawall No matter what your opinions are on climate change, the fact is that the sea level is rising. In recent years, both Balboa Island and portions of the Peninsula have been inundated with sea water during the winter…
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Drones

Drones Are They Needed or Are They a Nuisance? Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), commonly called unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones, have a host of applications including: Law enforcement, land surveillance, wildlife tracking, search and rescue operations, disaster response, border patrol and photography. State legislatures across the country are debating if and how UAS technology…
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Emergency Preparedness

Hurricanes, Floods, Storm Surge & EarthquakesAre You Prepared? Join the City of Newport Beach as “Partners in Preparedness” With the recent hurricanes in Texas and Florida and earthquakes in Mexico, Newport Beach residents may be asking themselves if they are prepared for an unexpected disaster. Matt Brisbois, Life Safety Specialist with the Newport Beach Fire…
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