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 November 2016||25,856 m3|
|Sand pumped this year (to end November 2016)||389,674 m3|
Sand pumped in 2015 (January to December 2015)
Dredging of the Tweed River Entrance is currently not being undertaken. Dredging campaign 7 was completed on 24 September 2008.
|Sand dredged in November 2016||0 m3|
|Sand dredged this year (to end November 2016)||41,938 m3|
Sand dredged in 2015 (January to December 2015)
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: 09 Dec 2016