The main pump station is located in the dunes, near the Henley Sailing Club car park. A submersible pump was installed within the Adelaide Shores boat harbour to supply seawater to the main pump station.

The two kilometres of pipeline was buried underground within the dunes. It connects with an existing pipeline that was installed prior to the construction of the coast path to reduce trenching in the new coast path.

There are five discharge stations located within the West Beach dunes that can discharge the sand and seawater mixture, via attached flexible pipeline, to the top of the beach or base of the dunes.

During operation, a relocatable sand collection unit is assembled at one of two locations in the dunes south of the Torrens Outlet to supply sand and seawater mixture to the main pump station.

This sand pumping system is not in operation.

View the pipeline route map.

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