Coastal Management

Renourishment project view from the sky

Since the mid 1980’s, the City of Boca Raton has been monitoring and maintaining the City’s over 4.75 miles of shoreline through the construction of beach nourishment projects, proper dune management practices, continuous dredging of the Boca Raton Inlet and land preservation. The City has conducted 8 beach renourishment projects, four emergency hurricane repair projects and 1 hurricane emergency dune repair project. Additionally, since 1972 when the City took over maintaining the Boca Raton Inlet, the City’s has dredged over 2.3 million cubic yards of sand from the interior of the Boca Raton Inlet.