North Coast Current

Sand replenishment in progress at Solana Beach's Fletcher Cove

Project is part of joint effort to restore San Elijo Lagoon

North Coast Current

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Sand replenishment is underway at Fletcher Cove in Solana Beach, the San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy and project partners announced April 27.

The work at Fletcher Cove beach will result in some noise and construction lighting, the announcement states. Beach visitors may also smell a temporary, faint wetland scent from the freshly dredged sand in addition to fine sediments in the water.

Project managers expect the work to take about a month. Portions of the beach will be closed to ensure public safety.

The replenishment is part of an ongoing San Elijo Lagoon restoration project. Part of that effort includes work to boost the shoreline along the North Coast, according to the statement. Crews have pumped about 300,000 cubic yards of sand onto Cardiff State Beach, working south from the lagoon inlet toward Seaside State Beach.

The conservancy is monitoring the water quality and surf breaks during the operation, the announcement states.

The San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy, Caltrans and the San Diego Association of Governments are overseeing the project.

More information online: https://www.sanelijo.org/revivingwetlands.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Leave a Comment

The North Coast Current provides this Comments feature as a way for readers to share viewpoints on stories and issues. The Comments window is open for seven days after a story is published. The Current welcomes letters to the editor on older stories. To submit a letter online, go to www.northcoastcurrent.com/letters, or email them to letters@northcoastcurrent.com. The North Coast Current cares about fostering constructive, engaging community discussions. Therefore, the Current moderates comments. Editors reserve the right to accept or reject comments as they see fit. Comments must be civil and constructive regardless of political or religious leanings, and must be specific to the story being commented about. Comments containing threats will be rejected without exception, and may be forwarded to law enforcement depending on the nature and severity of the threat. As published material accessible to the public, the North Coast Current will occasionally republish posted comments in the Dialogue section of its printed editions. By commenting here, as with submitting letters to the editor, readers grant the right to publish comments in the North Coast Current print edition.

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




News online for Encinitas, Calif.
Sand replenishment in progress at Solana Beach's Fletcher Cove