Set up of an Ecoplage® system in Quend (80)

ISSUE :

 

The seaside resort of Quend Plage in Picardie was endangered by shore erosion, which affected the community and its economic and tourism infrastructures. A program of shore defense was initiated. The ecological sensitive shore defenses built by Ecoplage now protects 1 km of beach down to the perret  and ensures its stability.

 

 

 

FIGURES :

  • Year : 2008
  • 1 km of protected beach
  • 5 months of work
  • Capacity of the pump station : 900m3/hr
  • 350 m of PEHD Ø 600 polyfusion pipe system set on the foreshore