Sand By-Passing Plant at Lake Worth Inlet, Florida

by C. Senour,
J.E. Bardes,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 1, Pg. 69-88

Document Type: Journal Paper


Inlet provides access to Port of Palm Beach; channel is 300 ft wide between rubble stone entrance jetties 900 ft apart, concrete capped to elevation 7 ft above mean low water; littoral drift and impoundment effects; replenishment of beaches; 23 by 40 ft monolithic concrete pumphouse is equipped with 12 in. pump of 4000 gpm capacity, handling 15% solids suction line, discharge line and flushing equipment.

Subject Headings: Sandy soils | Lakes | Inlets (waterway) | Beach nourishment | Concrete | Littoral drift | Pumps | Ports and harbors | Florida | United States

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