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.


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

Sand pumped in May 2019 26,935 m3
Sand pumped this year (to end of May 2019) 165,050 m3
Sand pumped in 2018 (January to December 2018) 361,247 m3
Pipeline map
Pipeline and pump discharge outlets

Duranbah pumping


Dredging of the Tweed River Entrance is currently being undertaken.

Sand dredged in May 20190 m3
Sand dredged this year (to end of May 2019) 0 m3
Sand dredged in 2018 (January to December 2018) 0 m3

Page last updated/reviewed: 19 Jun 2019