Dawlish Warren Beach Recharge Project in Full Swing

Image source: Dawlish Warren Beach Management Scheme

The Dawlish Warren beach recharge project, aimed to reduce the risk of flooding to over 2,900 properties around the River Exe, is well underway.

The £14 million engineering project – led by the Environment Agency, the contractor BMMJV (BAM Nuttall and Mott MacDonald) and Teignbridge Council – comes as a part of the Exe Estuary Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy.

The scheme is designed to reduce the risk of erosion to the narrow section of the spit (the Neck) and includes dredging works to replenish the beach, the repair and replacement of timber groynes and the installation of a geotube hard defense within the dune system.

According to Teignbridge District Council, the trailing suction hopper dredger Mahury arrived on the site and started with the recharge of the beach on Thursday, June 1.

Work on the beach project is due to be completed by mid-July.

Image source: Dawlish Warren Beach Management Scheme

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