Last week, Katie McFadden wrote about the sand erosion I was itching to write about right after the project was finished, all because I saw a glaring fault to the whole project. I hesitated, but not now.
While it is absolutely stupendous to see the sand stretch so far and wide, knowing that we residents, and also the millions of visitors this year, can enjoy the stretch of beach that is most often the busiest of the entire peninsula, the problem I see is that I doubt it will last to the end of the beach season, let alone ‘til October.
Here’s the reason, looking at the picture, they failed to fill in the precise area where all the erosion starts, the escarpment right at the main jetty. Instead of filling sand halfway out to the tip of the