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 February 202018,901 m3
Sand pumped this year (to end of February 2020) 36,554 m3
Sand pumped in 2019 (January to December 2019) 360,052 m3
Pipeline map
Pipeline and pump discharge outlets

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Duranbah pumping

Dredging

Dredging of the Tweed River Entrance was undertaken in July and August 2019

Sand dredged in February 20200 m3
Sand dredged this year (to end of February 2020) 0 m3
Sand dredged in 2019 (January to December 2019) 151,360 m3

Page last updated/reviewed: 06 Feb 2020