Lanka Hydraulic Institute completed a comprehensive physical modelling campaign of proposed beach stabilization structures in famous French Riviera in the South of France. The coastline experiences a considerable erosion owing to its water current formation induced by topography. Heavy recreational activities on the beach coupled with presence of protected marine species in water further complicates the use of traditional stabilization measures. The remedy, in this context, was necessarily a restraint driven, multi purpose protective structure. Proposed structure was successfully tested and optimised at LHI’s physical modelling facility, with the scope being on its performance on sediment transportation, water currents, and wave breaking.
Coastal Protection Measures