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Marty Bonnar

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Re: Montrose Golf Links Erosion
« Reply #25 on: October 06, 2022, 11:42:35 AM »
The Dutch Sand Motor Project cost 70 MILLION EUROS.
350k is a fart in the wind.
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The White River runs dark through the heart of the Town.

David_Tepper

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Re: Montrose Golf Links Erosion
« Reply #26 on: October 06, 2022, 11:58:25 AM »
The town of Golspie was planning to build a seawall to protect it from tidal surges until it was determined the wall would need to be at least 18ft high to be effective.

https://www.northern-times.co.uk/news/golspie-breakwater-restoration-project-ditched-after-wave-mo-269012/

Enno Gerdes

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Re: Montrose Golf Links Erosion
« Reply #27 on: October 06, 2022, 12:34:20 PM »
The Dutch Sand Motor Project cost 70 MILLION EUROS.
350k is a fart in the wind.
F.


Marty,
It's a bit more nuanced than that. The Sand Motor cost about 70 mln euros, however, it replaces annual replenishments for the next 20-30 years. So it may in the end actually save money. If anyone wants to read more about the Sand Motor, there is an English version of the independent policy evaluation (https://dezandmotor.nl/app/uploads/2021/06/Beleidsevaluatie_Zandmotor_2021-Hoofdrapport-EN.pdf). Which, incidentally, I wrote...

Brian_Ewen

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Re: Montrose Golf Links Erosion
« Reply #28 on: November 17, 2022, 03:46:57 AM »

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