Last edited 08 Jun 2021

Sea defences

Groynes in coastal engineering (CIRIA C793), published by CIRIA in 2020, defines sea defences as: ‘Measures referenced under the Water Resources Act (1991) aimed at protecting lowlying coast and coastal hinterland against flooding caused by the combined effect of storm surge and extreme astronomical tides.’

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