beach protection system Articles
An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Gunderboom® in Protecting Waters from Bacteria
Beaches located in the narrow inlet of Long Island Sound frequently contain high concentrations of bacteria. A Gunderboom® BPS™ (Beach Protection System) filter was installed in Harbor Island Park of Mamaroneck Harbor, New York, in 2002 to reduce bacterial levels in the water. Water and sediment collected inside and outside the Gunderboom® and other areas within Mamaroneck Harbor (Shore Acres ...
Building Climate-Resilient Infrastructure Using Geosynthetics
When extreme weather events occur, communities are often left to grapple with the devastating effects. An increase in extreme weather patterns, coupled with aging or inadequate infrastructure, amplifies the often dangerous and costly damage that ensues—especially for vulnerable communities living in low-lying areas. According to a recent study, the United States could see a 26.4% increase ...
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