Study for coastal protection works against erosion by waves attack at the coastline of Municipality of Aipia


Country / Area : Greece / Coastline of Municipality of Avlona

Institution : Developmental οf Messinia S.A

Duration of Service : 2010 – 2011

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Project description: The study concerns in the investigation and in the planning of coastal work for the protection of beach of Municipality Aipeias from the erosion that is caused by the intense wave attack. We have studied the existing situation and we investigated alternative provisions of work on the dissuasion of erosion. Particular concern was given in the environmental planning of work. The total length of coast that was studied was 2,0Km.


Completed works:
  • Preliminary study
  • Coastal study
  • Sedimentological study
  • Environmental impact assessment


Works description:
  • 3 rubble mound submerged breakwaters with rock armour units, 90.0m each
  • 150.0m of a terminal groin with rock armour units
  • Relief of a groin at the external side of the existing quay wall
  • Relief of reefs at 90.0m length


Construction Cost:

6,000,000.00€