NSW EPA LICENCE

In accordance with the NSW Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 (POEO Act) the data in the table below is published as part of

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TRESBP Jetty

BEACH CONDITIONS

Photographs of the five main beaches in the Tweed Sand Bypassing project area have been taken every couple of months since the project was commissioned

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Kirra Beach

MONITORING SUMMARIES

As part of the project's broader monitoring program, a summary of daily to monthly monitoring results such as wave and beach conditions is made available

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Tweed Wave Rose

COASTAL CONDITIONS

Tweed Sand Bypassing closely monitors coastal conditions such as the tides and waves. The wave climate is monitored by The Queensland Department of Science, Information

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Tweed Wave Buoy

SURVEYS

Tweed Sand Bypassing relies on detailed marine and beach survey information to analyse how the beaches are changing in response to sand delivery and natural

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Tweed River survey

ARGUS MONITORING

The ARGUS coastal imaging and monitoring system is an online service provided by the TRESBP through the University of NSW's Water Research Laboratory. Sixteen fixed

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ARGUS image of Rainbow

KIRRA REEF

Ecological monitoring of Kirra Reef has been conducted for the project intermittently since operations began in 2001. The latest report was completed in 2014. The

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Kirra Reef August 2013

AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Vertical aerial photography is captured twice a year of the Tweed Sand Bypassing project area. In addition, oblique aerial photography which is taken from a

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Aerial photograph

ESTIMATED SAND TRANSPORT

Sand flows northwards along the northern NSW coast at a rate estimated to be in the order of 500,000 m3 per year. This is due

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Sand Transport