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Shore towns use sand dredged from inlets to widen beaches

February 11, 2018 5:42 PM
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BEACH HAVEN, N.J. – The common problems of eroded beaches and clogged inlets hazardous for boat traffic have a mutual solution.

Coastal areas around the country are dredging clogged inlets to make them easier and safer to navigate, and using the sand they suck from the bottom to widen beaches damaged by natural erosion or serious storms.

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