PROTECTION MEASURES FOR THE COAST

THE BACKGROUND

Protection measure adopting Geo-tubes as seawall for the stretch of Shankarpur along the coast of West Bengal, India has been implemented. It is the first of its kind in India & first of its kind in locations where tidal range is large (5.5m).

LEARNING FROM EXPERIENCES

  • Vandalism
  • Toe protection
  • Quality of material exposed to UV sun rays

RECOMMENDATION FOR FUTURE APPLICATIONS

  • Toe protection
  • Educate locals
  • Protect the top cover of geotube with additional mattress