Delaware Public Media

Beach renourishment

Courtesy of fenwickisland.delaware.gov

Beach replenishment at Pickering Beach, Kitts Hummock and Bowers Beach is expected to start soon.

DNREC announced it will begin the work in February, pending permit approvals.

DNREC

Faced with rising seas and constant beach erosion, Delaware's beaches may need more than just replenishment in the future.

 

 

Courtesy of fenwickisland.delaware.gov

Equipment to renourish three Delaware beaches is set to arrive at the end of this month, pushing replenishment projects for Bethany, South Bethany and Fenwick Island back further.


Courtesy of fenwickisland.delaware.gov

Local businesses say they don’t expect the three summer beach renourishment projects to take a toll on the tourism economy there.


Courtesy of southbethany.org

Three Delaware beaches will receive more sand starting mid-May, as part of a federal renourishment project to combat erosion and help them fare better against future storms.