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- A web log to facilitate the understanding of the activities of the Niger Delta Basin Development Authority and its linkages with other national institutions. Friends of the Authority can keep abreast of developments in the Authority's mandate area.

Flood and Erosion Control Projects

Flood and Erosion Control Project

(a)                                          Scope
v   Reclamation of coastal areas and protection of farm lands from erosion.
v   It involves carrying out flood and erosion studies and designs, reclamation, dredging, canalization and the construction of drainages in identified locations in Rivers, Bayelsa and Delta States.
(b)     Achievement
v    Construction of erosion control structures at Opobo, Peterside and Degema had earlier been completed.
v     Construction of drainage structures are currently on-going in 20 locations.
v    Studies and designs for the protection of Kaiama foreshores completed.
v    Canalization of Abalamabie Creek completed
v    Reclamation of 2 ha of land and dredging of the creek at Ogu (Phase I) was completed in 2010. The area was sandfilled with 70,000m3 of sand.
v    Construction of Phase II of Ogu erosion project is 90% completed
v    Construction of drainage structures at Agbalabiriyai is 70% completed.