Residents to Pay for Sand Replenishment at Malibu Beach, CA

Residents to Pay for Sand Replenishment at Malibu Beach, CA

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Water sweeping across beachfront homes, Malibu, California. Captions and Photo source: ©© LA Waterkeeper

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Residents of Malibu’s Broad Beach have agreed to pay $31 million over the next decade to truck in tons of sand to build up the diminished shoreline filled with homes…

Read Full Article, ABC News

Malibu’s Residents Plot New $20 Million Plan to Stop Sand Erosion, Hollywood Reporter (05-24-2014)

Is Beach Renourishment Worth The Money? WWAY News (02-16-2015)

Editorial: Beach Replenishment is No Cure-All, Asburry Park Press (05-14-2015)

Waikiki Beach Eroding Less Than A Year After $2.2M Sand Restoration, Pacific Business News (01-24-2013)

Scientists Foresee Losses as Cities Fight Beach Erosion, Climate Central (09-14-2015)

“North Carolina: The Beaches Are Moving,” A Video featuring Orrin Pilkey, PhD
World famous coastal geologist Orrin H. Pilkey takes us to the beach and explains why erosion has become a problem…

Palm Beach Mid-Town Dredge Project, A Youtube Video (02-04-2015)
“Beach nourishment projects like this have become commonplace along the US East and Gulf Coasts. These projects have immediate environmental impacts through burial of nearshore habitat and increased turbidity during project placement.The cumulative environmental impacts of doing this repeatedly on the same beach while conducting projects from Maine to Texas is unknown. But, we should be concerned. ” —Robert S. Young, PhD, Director, Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines, Professor, Coastal Geology, Western Carolina University

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