Beach erosion control report on cooperative study of the shore of Galveston Bay, Galveston County, Texas




U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District


The goal of this investigation is to determine the most practicable and economical plan for preventing erosion of the Galveston Bay shore. The area of concern is in Galveston County between April Fool Point and Kemah, Texas. The best method of preventing bay shore erosion is thought to be the construction of a dumped rock and shell mound along the shore with the ground landward of the mound graded to a 1 on 4 slope and sodded. Between April Fool Point and Edwards Point, the top of the rock mound will be 5 feet above mean sea level; between Edwards Point and Kemah, it will be 3 feet above mean sea level.


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erosion, erosion control, beach erosion, shore protection