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 August 2018 31,333 m3
Sand pumped this year (to end of August 2018) 244,643 m3
Sand pumped in 2017 (January to December 2017) 405,524 m3
Pipeline and pump discharge outlets

Duranbah pumping


Dredging of the Tweed River Entrance is currently being undertaken.

Sand dredged in June 2018 0 m3
Sand dredged this year (to end of June 2018) 0m3
Sand dredged in 2017 (January to December 2017) 216,605m3

Page last updated/reviewed: 10 Aug 2018