SC060026 - LEACOAST2: Practical Design Guidance for Nearshore Detached Breakwaters

Theme:Sustainable Asset Management
Project status:Completed
Start date:13/02/2006
End date:28/02/2010
Keywords:
  • Flood Defence
Contractor:
  • Halcrow Water
Contact:

PROJECT SUMMARY

This study developed guidance for the outline design of a nearshore detached breakwater scheme for beach erosion control on a sandy coast subject to large tidal ranges. It is intended for use by experienced coastal engineers a the option appraisal stage for new breakwater schemes.