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see coast protectioncoast protection,
methods used to protect coastal lands from erosion. Beaches can exist only where a delicate dynamic equilibrium exists between the amount of sand supplied to the beach and the inevitable losses caused by wave erosion.
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Jetty

The upper story that juts out over the lower story of a timber-framed house.

Jetty

 

a hydraulic-engineering structure used to regulate the flow of a watercourse and to protect a seashore or riverbank from erosion. Earth, stone, concrete, fascines, and gabions are used as building materials for jetties. Jetties are built perpendicular or at an angle to the shore. Bottom jetties protect the foundations of shore structures (levees or retaining walls) from erosion.

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jetty

A projecting part of a building, as a bay window or the upper story of a timber house.
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The agency has discouraged people from walking on jetties.
The three jetties should have been built months ago, but due to various complications have been kept on hold," said Manama Municipal Council technical committee chairman Hameed Al Basri.
Jetties redirect those currents and provide a path for water exiting the bay to carry sand away from the bar.
However, Mr Hariri stressed the construction of new jetties depended on the availability of locations and budget.
eight times in the past few years to seek more money to repair worn jetties and to remove the buildup of sand that amplifies breaking waves just beyond the jetties.
Of the total 15 million metric tones of iron ore being auctioned, the state and the committee has for now decided to auction about four million metric tonnes of ore lying at various river jetties at export parity prices, highly placed sources confirmed.
Extending and redeveloping the Cascade and Kingston jetties will double the potential number of cruise ship visits to Norfolk Island.
Firefighters from Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue searched the beaches and the jetties.
Our government is committed to providing those who serve Canada the equipment they need, including upgrades to Esquimalt s A and B jetties, in order to ensure the Canadian Armed Forces remain a first-class, modern military.
The decision has since been pending, while the directorate continued to build jetties in other parts of the country as part of a nationwide plan, said Mr Al Hariri.
Fishermen have been complaining to the council that they have lost their jetties in Juffair and have no access to the sea, forcing them to move to different places every time," he said.
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