A worker uses a mini front-end loader to place sand into these bags which will act as a temporary seawall
on New Smyrna Beach, FL
Use of Sand Bags and/or Geotextile Tubes that can be stacked or arranged to provide protection to beachfront properties.
This article is part of a series on Shoreline Structures looking at types of structures commonly built along shorelines, and the policies, laws, and regulations which can affect where and under what conditions they are built.
For information about laws, policies and conditions impacting shoreline structures in a specific state, please visit Surfrider's State of the Beach report to find the State Report for that state, and click on the "Shoreline Structures" indicator link.