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Dawlish News

Dawlish News
Dawlish News
18 Dec 2019 19:15

In 2017, the EA replaced the hard rock defences with giant tubes filled with sand, known as a Geotube

The EA has now installed temporary measures to protect the 460m (1,509ft) Geotube

Warren Golf Club manager John Langmead said he wished the original defences had been left in.

Martin Davies, from the agency, said: "There weren't mistakes, the design was based on predictions which obviously we've established were incorrect."

Read more...https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-devon-50837724

burneside
burneside
18 Dec 2019 21:53

It doesn't bode well for the sea wall defence scheme.

Cassandra
Cassandra
18 Dec 2019 22:18

Is it not possible to reinstate the gabions? Why were they legally required to remove them when they had worked in the past? It doesn’t seem to make sense.

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