The geotube is a common tool for the dewatering of sludge, silt, or sediment, the filtration media and large exterior also makes it an excellent choice for breakwater applications along cliffs, coastlines, beachfronts, and shores. These areas are especially prone to erosion and can suffer from shoreline loss after storms, tides, or constant wave exposure.
Breakwater Geotube Specifications
Installing a geotube in these locations can serve as a first line of defense against incoming waves. This helps protect the shoreline by adding a barrier between the edge of the shore and the water. In addition, the geotextile breakwater tube has a natural ability to retain sand, silt, and other fine particles, helping shorelines retain their natural sand output. With flexible exteriors and sizes to match your location, breakwater geotubes are one of the most economical beach erosion prevention methods.
Geotextile tubes used in coastal, shoreline and river conditions are most often filled hydraulically with a slurry of sand and water, although many other materials have been used. Geotubes can also be filled by a combination mechanical/hydraulic method. There are a number of safety considerations to keep in mind with the geotube installation process. Please contact us for more information.
|Property||Length||Circumference||Filling Port Spacing|
|Value||50', 100', 150', 200', 250'||15', 22.5', 30', 45', 60', 75', 90'||1 - 5 ports|
|Extra Notes||Other Lengths By Special Order||One Port for Every 50' of Length|
*Custom sizing also available.
Breakwater Geotube Capacity
Geotube Material Specifications
|Fabric||Woven Geotextilee||UV Stable||Weight / Unit Area||Color|