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Surfers Beach Erosion Control and Beach Restoration Project

Surfers Beach Erosion Control and Beach Restoration Project

Background: The Pillar Point outer breakwater was built and is maintained by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. After World War 2, Coastside and other citizens petitioned Congress to provide a harbor of refuge for the fishing fleet. In 1947, the Army Corps of Engineers recommended constructing the breakwater....

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Half Moon Bay Proposed Dredging Project

Half Moon Bay Proposed Dredging Project

PPH Breakwater, Dredging and Beneficial Use at Surfers Beach: Requested Guidance Regarding Further Action A local citizen has approached the Harbor District through Commissioner Campbell about restoring Surfers Beach with clean sand from PPH. Breakwater construction caused scouring that has resulted in severe beach erosion at this location. This problem...

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