The Town of Topsail Beach is committed to maintaining its beaches through the process of beach nourishment. Beach nourishment describes the process by which sediment (usually sand) that is lost through erosion is replaced from sources outside the eroding beach. This creates a wider beach that is better able to withstand the natural causes of erosion. The repetitive process of beach nourishment maintains the natural barrier that provides coastal homes and buildings protection from the ocean. The Town of Topsail Beach is able to maintain their beach nourishment program through a "30 Year Beach Management Plan".
2023 Beach Nourishment Project Information:
The upcoming Beach, Inlet and Sound Maintenance Project - which includes a full beach nourishment - is set to begin in November. You will start to see equipment being brought in and staged shortly after the Autumn with Topsail Festival (Oct. 20-22). NO EQUIPMENT WILL BE PLACED ON THE BEACH PRIOR TO NOVEMBER 15th.
11-30-2023 - UPDATED PROGRESS MAPS
10-02-2023 - PRELIMINARY PROGRESS ESTIMATES
10-11-2023 - TI COASTAL BEACH NOURISHMENT PROJECT OVERVIEW
Local Storm Damage Reduction (SDR) Updates:
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inlet survey: UPDATED FALL 2023
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