Case study: Groin, Les Boucholeurs

Description of the application

The proposed works are defined by the establishment of a structure to protect against erosion stock sandy and beach nourishment. The arrangement will allow the maintenance of sand facing the classic stirring conditions and protect urban areas against the sea during exceptional events called up a storm "Xynthia Sup". The successful development scenario is as follows: • Establishment of a breakwater cob 200 m long with a width of 15 meters to the ground and berm width of 5 m • Resurfacing 60 000 m3 of sand spread over a drop zone of about 55 000 m²

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Flood management measure

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