Sand is delivered by a combination of dredging (since 1995) and pumping using the fixed bypass system (since March 2001). Dredging and pumping quantities can be found in the tables below.
Current pumping locations can be found on our Current activities page.
|Sand pumped in October 2017||13,674 m3|
|Sand pumped this year (to end of October 2017)||340,169 m3|
|Sand pumped in 2016 (January to December 2016)||419,564 m3|
Dredging of the Tweed River Entrance is currently being undertaken.
|Sand dredged in October 2017||0 m3|
|Sand dredged this year (to end of October 2017)||216,604.70 m3|
|Sand dredged in 2016 (January to December 2016)||41,938 m3|
Sand Placement Areas
|SR-E||Snapper Rocks East|
|SR-W||Snapper Rocks West|
|ONR-C||Outer Nearshore Reserve-Centre|
|ONR-SR/E||Outer Nearshore Reserve-Snapper Rocks East|
|ONR-SR/W||Outer Nearshore Reserve-Snapper Rocks West|
|E-ONR||Extended Outer Nearshore Reserve|
|E-D'BAH||Extended Duranbah Nearshore Reserve|
Page last updated/reviewed: 14 Dec 2017