In conformance with AB 64 (Ducheny), Chapter 798, Statutes of 1999, Section 69.8 of the Harbors and Navigation Code, the Division of Boating and Waterways and the State Coastal Conservancy submitted a report to the Legislature that discusses the following required subjects:

  • Activities Undertaken Under the California Public Beach Restoration Act Program
  • Need for Continued Funding of the Public Beach Restoration Program
  • Effectiveness of the Program
  • Ways to Increase the Natural Sediment Supply

The following links are the downloadable chapters of the study.

Acknowledgments and Executive Summary
Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - California Beach Setting
Chapter 3 - The Benefits of California's Beaches (Economics)
Chapter 4 - Nourishment Concepts
Chapter 5 - Public Beach Restoration Program Overview
Chapter 6 - Effectiveness Of The Program
Chapter 7 - Impediments To Fluvial Delivery Of Sediment To The Shoreline
Chapter 8 - Contributions From Coastal Cliff Erosion To The Littoral Budget
Chapter 9 - Summary
Chapter 10 - Recommendations
Appendix A Sedimentation Rate Data For Selected Dams
Appendix B Debris Basin Data
Appendix C Stream Channelization Data
Appendix D Bluff Contribution Data

Full Report (15.1 MB)

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