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Swimming Safety

September 30 2010 | Coastal Preservation,
by Mark Rauscher


After replenishment beaches are typically very steep near the water's edge. Often the result is a beach where is seems like it is high tide all the time with deep water very close to shore. This can be especially dangerous for children and the elderly entering and exiting the water. It can be even worse if there are no shoals or sandbars to break up wave energy. All this wave-energy will crash directly on to shore.
Zach Patberg - The Press of Atlantic City
"Replenishment protest - Shore preservation event draws surfer group picket"
Nicholas Huba - Ocean County Observer
"Groups Want Sea of Change For Beach Projects"
Janeen Jones - APP
"Battling nature: Beach protection experts gather at Shore"
Jenny Maher - Newszap
"Breakers in every sense of the word"
Jim Cresson - The Cape Gazette, Delaware
"Stones, shells, sharp drop-off are hazards of a new beach"
"Surf-related spinal injuries triple from last year"
Tom Feeney - The Star-Ledger
"The Surfers Are Defending Their Turf - Shore Enthusiats Lobby for Redesign of Beach Projects"
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