Sand delivery

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.

Pumping

Current pumping locations can be found on our Current activities page.

Sand pumped in July 201950,124 m3
Sand pumped this year (to end of July 2019) 268,250 m3
Sand pumped in 2018 (January to December 2018) 361,247 m3
Pipeline map
Pipeline and pump discharge outlets

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Duranbah pumping

Dredging

Dredging of the Tweed River Entrance is currently being undertaken.

Sand dredged in July 201982,129 m3
Sand dredged this year (to end of July 2019) 82,129 m3
Sand dredged in 2018 (January to December 2018) 0 m3

Page last updated/reviewed: 10 Jul 2019