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Groins Interfere With Sand Transport

"The problem is that the groins interfere with the longshore currents that move sand north along this part of the beach. So, while the groins helped protect houses on their upstream side, they actually increased erosion on their downstream side, with the tragic consequences we witnessed last winter." - excerpt from column at

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