Fairhope continues to fight beach erosion, AL

Posted In Beach Nourishment, Erosion, News
Jan
15

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After a major beach replenishment effort in 2014, the city of Fairhope continues to fight erosion problems. The beach near the Pier Street boat ramp is losing about 10 percent of its sand each year. For the second year in a row, tons of sand have been lost at the public beach south of Pier Street. It’s an ongoing battle with Mother Nature…

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