Marawila, Beach Nourishment

Offshore sand mining and beach nourishment

Nourishment of 2,500 m3 of beach at Marawila.
The sand was mined 10 nautical miles offshore and discharged through a 500 m submerged steel pipeline. The distribution along the beach was done through an 800 m shoreline.

  • Location: Marawila, Sri Lanka
  • Scope: 800,000 m3
  • Client: Coast Conservation and Coastal resource Management Department
  • Year: 2016-2017

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