Potential Negative Impacts Associated with Alternative Devices


Harms Beach Access Erosion of downdrift beaches Erosion of fronting beaches

Potential hazard to swimmers

Impact on water quality Impact on turtle nesting Impact on clam resource Impairs Aesthetics
IN WATER                
Atlas Shoreline Protection System X X   X X     X
Beach Prisms   X   X X      
Beachsaver Reef   X   X X      
Menger Submerged Reef   X   X X      
MOTO   X   X X      
Pep Reef   X X X X      
Sealift   X   X X      
Shoreprotector   X   X X      
Surge breaker   X   X X      
Temple Beach System X X   X X     X
Waveblock   X   X X      
Waveshield   X   X X     X
Wave Wedge   X   X X      
Beach Cones   X   X X      
Beach Protector Tire Mat                
Burns Beach Erosion Device   X   X X      
Cegrass   X   X X      
Coil System   X   X X      
Seabee       X        
Seascape   X   X X      


Brush Fence   X   X X     X
Holmberg Undercurrent Stabilizer   X X X      
Parker Sand Web X X           X
Shoreline Construction Corp.   X X X X      
Stabilito   X X         X
High Energy Return Wall   X X X       X
Marine Bin Walls   X X X       X
Ravens Retaining Wall   X X X       X
Wave Buster   X X X       X
Z-wall   X X X       X
HDSI X         X X X
Stabeach X         X X X
Biodune Sand Gel     X          
Dune Guard     X         X
Fabric Fence     X         X
Nicolon Geotube     X         X
Soukup Rubber Tire Revetment     X         X
Subsurface Dune Restoration System     X          
Triton Marine Mattress     X         X
Beachbuilder Technique           X X X
Stabler Disks X         X    

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