Restoration of the coastline at Argasi, Zante Island


Country / Area : Greece / Zante Island

Institution : Municipality of Zante

Duration of Service : 2000 – 2004

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Project description: The project under consideration is for the design of works in order to deal against the erosion of the coastline at Argasi , located southeast of the city of Zante. The total length of coastline studied was 2,50Km.


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


Works description:
  • 1120.0m consisting of 12 rubble mound detached breakwaters with rocks
  • 80.0m of a terminal rubble mound groin with rocks
  • 70.0m extension of an existing rubble mound groin with rocks at the estuary of a stream
  • 100.0m relief of an existing rubble mound groin with rocks at the estuary of a stream


Construction Cost: 4,350,000.00€