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Resilient Engineering: combating Coastal Erosion in East Anglia, online

  • Webinar
  • Online
  • 25 June 2021
  • 13:00 - 14:00
Resilient Engineering: combating Coastal Erosion in East Anglia, online

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Join speakers from the Environment Agency, North Norfolk District Council, Van Oord UK and Royal HaskoningDHV for a webinar about the Award Winning Bacton Sandscaping scheme.

The first of its kind in the UK, the Netherlands-inspired sand engine pumped 1.8 million m3 of sand along the coastline to combat the effects of climate change such as erosion and flooding. The scheme protects the nationally significant Bacton Gas terminal which supplies a third of the UK’s gas supply, and hundreds of homes in the communities of Bacton and Walcott, as well as improving leisure activities and the local environment. Exceptional Merit Award for Technical Excellence and Innovation in the East of England 2020 Awards.

This webinar is part of ICE President Rachel Skinner’s Visit to the East of England Region. Rachel will introduce the session, which falls under the ICE Knowledge strand of adapting and providing resilience to the impacts of climate change, and Chair Q&As with the speakers.


Rachel Skinner, Institution of Civil Engineers (Chair)

Rob Goodliffe, Coastal Manager, North Norfolk District Council

Victoria Clipsham, Senior Consultant, Royal Haskoning DHV UK

Kellie Fisher, Flood and Coastal Risk Management Senior Advisor, Environment Agency

Paul Hesk, Managing Director, Van Oord UK Ltd.

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United Kingdom

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Rose Creasey

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