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Events

ANDY’S “A PROBLEM SHARED” WORKSHOP SERIES

Sediment Renourishment, February 2013

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Sediment Renourishment of Beaches, February 2013

The fourth SCOPAC workshop in the series "Andy's Workshops: A Problem Shared" was held at the National Oceanography Centre on 1st February 2013. The theme was focused on the practicalities and costs of sediment renourishment.

Approximately 60 delegates - coastal engineers, scientists, consultants and contractors - attended the workshop, which commenced with Professor Andy Bradbury providing background information on the basic principles of sediment renourishment.

The morning consisted of two talks from contractors, on identifying and extracting sediment sources aswell as the practicalities of deploying the sediment onto the beaches.

The remainder of the workshop centred round coastal engineers sharing their experiences of sediment renourishment works from selected cases studies across the SCOPAC region.

The workshop came to a close with a question and answers session, whereby delegates submitted a question together with a photo of a sediment renourishment event they wanted to discuss.

Presentations:


Andy Bradbury Chairman, Southern Coastal Group

Beach Recharge - introduction

download (11Mb)

Andrew Bellamy Tarmac Marine Dredging Ltd

Aggregate sources for beach re-nourishment

download (9Mb)

Will Shields Westminster Dredging

Beach Renourishment: A Contractor's View

download (5.5Mb)

Dave Robson Borough of Poole

Poole and Swanage Bay Beach Renourishment

download (10Mb)

Dave Harlow Bournemouth Borough Council

Future replenishment in Poole Bay

download (9Mb)

Caroline Timlett Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership

Beach Nourishment - Eastoke, Hayling Island

download (1.5Mb)

Andy Bradbury New Forest District Council

Hurst Spit case study

to follow

The aim of the "Andy's Workshops: A Problem Shared" series is for officers to share best practice and to assist operating authorities with basic skills development. The target audience is both experienced engineers (to share knowledge) and those new to or about to join the industry.