Sand delivery

Sand is delivered by a combination of dredging (since 1995) and pumping using the fixed bypass system (since March 2001). Dredging and pumping quantities can be found in the tables below.

Pumping

Current pumping locations are displayed on our App.  Additional information is also available on the use of various sand delivery outlets.

Sand pumped in January 202112,694 m3
Sand pumped this year (to end of January 2021) 12,694 m3
Sand pumped in 2020 (January to December 2020) 427,031 m3
Pipeline map
Pipeline and pump discharge outlets

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Duranbah pumping

Dredging

Dredging of the Tweed River Entrance was undertaken in August 2020

Sand dredged in January 20210 m3
Sand dredged this year (to end of January 2021) 0 m3
Sand dredged in 2020 (January to December 2020) 110,178 m3