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Dawlish News

Dawlish News
Dawlish News
16 Mar 2018 14:34

A £14m reconstruction project at Dawlish Warren was only completed in October last year. It aims to protect the vulnerable main railway line and thousands of homes, and was carried out over the summer by the EA.

Read more...https://www.devonlive.com/news/devon-news/storms-ripped-tons-sand-dawlish-1348557

DEEDOODLE
DEEDOODLE
16 Mar 2018 14:59

Could have made an effort to show some pics of the ACTUAL damage. Yes Morty, I do have some.

ShyTalk 47
ShyTalk 47
16 Mar 2018 19:06

As so often, it appears the journalist misunderstood the expert's statement.  The last line of that tells us the erosion will continue and reach PRE SCHEME levels by 2030, not REPLENISH by then.

Diana Mond
Diana Mond
16 Mar 2018 19:33

Quite right Shytalk. And the video that accompanies the article shows that there’s actually still loads more sand on there than their used to be pre-scheme. Looks like the new groynes have done a good job and stood up to the ferocious conditions. 

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