The Poole Bay Partnership
Poolebay.net was first published in response to the high level of public interest
in the major beach replenishment projects of 2005-
Other sources of local coastal information
The trial, endorsed by the Environment Agency both locally and nationally, and supported by SCOPAC (Standing Conference on Problems Associated with the Coastline) involves Borough of Poole working in partnership with Poole Harbour Commissioners, the Environment Agency, Southampton University and the Channel Coast Observatory.
Funding has been provided by:
The success of the trial will be measured by:
Conventional beach renourishment, pumping sand ashore and spreading it using land-
The trial site has been selected owing to its position at the up-
Monitoring will be undertaken by the Channel Coastal Observatory (CCO) funded by the Environment Agency Research and Development Fund.
Poole Bay overview: the area shown in the detail map (below) is marked in red
Detail map approximately 30,000 cubic metres of dredged material as close as possible to site A on a set grid pattern.