Cliff stabilization

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Cliff stabilization is a coastal management erosion control technique. This is most suitable for softer or less stable cliffs. Generally speaking, the cliffs are stabilised through dewatering (drainage of excess rainwater to reduce water-logging) or anchoring (the use of terracing, planting, wiring or concrete supports to hold cliffs in place).

External links

  • Management of Coastal Erosion - Canterbury City Council
  • CAN - Rope access works - Protection from natural and industrial hazards


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