DURBAN BEACHES RECLAMATION : PRACTICAL ASPECTS

K.A. Barnett

Abstract


Much controversy has revolved around the stability of Durban's beaches over the years and in its concern for this valuable tourist asset, the Durban City Council commissioned several studies culminating in a commission in 1961, jointly with the South' African Transport Services, with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research in which they were required to investigate the possibilities of maintaining the harbour entrance channel at certain depths and to find some means to stabilise and improve the Durban beaches.

Keywords


beach reclamation; Durban; beach stability

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