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Trust. Knowledge. Results.

Warwick Group is the go-to consulting firm for coastal projects involving beach nourishment, dredging, aquatic ecosystem restoration, the Corps of Engineers, FEMA, and other federal agencies and stakeholders. We solve problems where others could not. With over 40 years of experience, our team understands how to navigate the complicated world of federal water resources policy, the Corps of Engineers, and other federal agencies to get results. Our services have awarded over $1.2 billion in federal appropriations to more than 150 clients nationwide, including the Hawaiian Islands. We have helped draft and implement key legislation such as the Regional Sediment Management Act and have spearheaded governmental advocacy programs for associations such as the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association. Our knowledge of federal legislation, the congressional process, the Corps of Engineers, the executive branch, together with the local knowledge we've collected of various coastlines, gives us an edge over others that allows us to provide tailored advice for critical decisions impacting your shoreline.

 

 

Innovative Solutions. Proven History.

Since 1984, Warwick Group has been a trusted resource in guiding state and local governments, businesses, and nonprofits in achieving coastal resilience goals. Our team focuses on projects that protect against flooding, storm surge, and other coastal hazards. Our expertise spans shore protection and beach nourishment, dredging and sediment management, to federal and state policy, and the use of private sector financing in the coastal marketplace. We understand the coast and its unique set of challenges like no other firm in the nation. 


Warwick Group has:

  • Authorized and constructed over 2 dozen beach nourishment projects
  • Secured federal funding for client projects totaling over $1.2 billion
  • Used our knowledge and advocacy to save failing Corps projects 
  • Reversed legal interpretations of legislation affecting federal projects
  • Drafted and implemented federal legislation 
  • Secured disaster relief funding to entirely rebuild beaches and dunes
  • Led conferences to develop financing alternatives for coastal resilience
  • Developed innovative partnerships for coastal resilience using federal programs

 

 

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Recent Accomplishments

FY22

  • $30,542,000 for the City of Solana Beach for initial construction of its federal beach nourishment project
  • $15,500,000 for the for the Boroughs of Avalon and Stone Harbor for periodic nourishment
  • $9,306,000 for the City of San Clemente for initial construction of its federal beach nourishment project
  • $2,500,000 in additional dredging funds for the New England District on behalf of the Plum Island Foundation
  • $240,000 for a study of a marine structure causing erosion on Plum Island, MA
  • Secured $500,000 in the FY23 President’s Budget for the Grand Strand Coastal Alliance and Horry County, SC for the Waccamaw River Study
  • $2,970,000 in FEMA HMPG grant funding for the City of Tybee Island to elevate 22 homes

FY21

  • $14,000,000 for the dredging of the Portsmouth Harbor and beneficial use of dredged material to be placed nearshore to Plum Island, MA
  • $7,000,000 to dredge the Merrimack River, MA on behalf of the Plum Island Foundation
  • Authorized a holistic watershed management study for Newburyport and Plum Island, MA in the Water Resources Development Act of 2020.
  • $1,500,000 for the City of Solana Beach, CA to complete the Preconstruction Engineering and Design phase
  • Language in the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 encouraging the beneficial use of sediment over the least-cost alternative, if the dredged material can provide immediate measurable outcomes

FY20

  • $500,000 for the City of Solana Beach, CA, to complete the Preconstruction Engineering and Design phase of its beach nourishment project
  • $400,000 for the City of San Clemente, CA, to begin the Preconstruction Engineering and Design phase of its beach nourishment project
  • Overturned a solicitor’s opinion on a federal policy affecting a client’s project

FY19

  • $21,000,000 for the Boroughs of Avalon for periodic nourishment
  • $13,000,000 for the City of Tybee Island to complete a post-disaster renourishment

FY18

  • $34,800,000 for replenishment of the Myrtle Beach federal beach nourishment project post-Hurricane Florence.

 

Various Non-Beach Accomplishments

 

  • $556,000 grant to improve congestion and construct bike lanes in downtown Lumberton, North Carolina;
  • $5 million for the construction of a new bridge at Indian Street, Martin County, Florida;
  • $1 million for the acquisition of Americans with Disabilities Act compliant buses in St. Lucie County, Florida;
  • $500,000 to construct an intermodal transit center in Santa Maria, California;
  • $500,000 for the Treasure Coast Connector bus system in St. Lucie County, Florida;
  • $4 million for the West Virginia Corridor Expansion Project between I-95 to US Highway 1 in St. Lucie County, Florida;
  • $2 million for the I-95 interchange at Becker Road in St. Lucie County, Florida;
  • $4.5 million for an inter-modal facility in Galveston, Texas;
  • $4 million for land acquisition and construction of the Englewood Interstate Connector, a vital evacuation route for Sarasota, Charlotte and Lee Counties, Florida;
  • $2 million for the construction and engineering of the Central Sarasota Parkway Interchange at I-75, an evacuation route for Sarasota and the barrier islands, Florida;
  • $48 million for improvements to Interstate 75 between Daniels Parkway in Lee County, Florida, and Golden Gate Parkway in Collier County, Florida;
  • $1.6 million to plan and reconstruct 17th Street in the City of Sarasota, Florida
  • 675,000 during two fiscal years to the Edison & Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers, Florida for the restoration of the Estates and implementation of their Master Plan;
  • $150,000 to the City of Santa Maria, California for the construction of a new community library;
  • $200,000 to the City of Sarasota, Florida for the Fredd “Glossie” Atkins park expansion;
  • $625,000 during two fiscal years to the City of Sarasota for the Robert Taylor Community Center;
  • $300,000 to the City of San Clemente, California for the construction of the City’s Coastal Rail Trail;
  • $53.8 million to construct a federal courthouse in the City of Fort Pierce, Florida
  • $280,000 to begin a new start Corps of Engineers study of the fragile levee system protecting the City of Santa Maria, California;
  • $800,000 for a comprehensive regional water storage and quality project managed by the Southwest Florida Water Management District;
  • $750,000 for the FIRST-EVER FEMA-funded stormwater infrastructure project in Flagler Beach, Florida;
  • $500,000 to the City of San Clemente, California for the expansion of the City’s reclaimed water plant;
  • $20 million authorized for water supply interconnectivity infrastructure in Lee County, Florida;
  • $1.1 million authorized for storm sewer improvements in Middletown Township, New Jersey;
  • $11 million authorized for environmental infrastructure, including stormwater system improvements and ocean outfalls in Surfside, South Carolina;
  • $18 million authorized for environmental infrastructure, including ocean outfalls in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
  • $670,000 during three fiscal years for a local water quality and storage project in Creedmoor, North Carolina;
  • $650,000 for the construction of an emergency operations center in Scotland County, North Carolina;
  • $250,ooo for Law Enforcement Interoperability Equipment in St. Johns County, Florida;
  • $100,000 for Jefferson County, TX, for law enforcement technology upgrades;
  • $390,100 to the City of Flagler Beach, FL for emergency personnel technology upgrades;