Residents Fear Waterline towns may go under

HIGH tides coinciding with storm surges have had a significant and noticeable impact on foreshores in the Waterline area.
One local resident, Kevin Chambers from The Gurdies, dutifully documented the high tides and evidence of increased erosion during particularly strong storms in July and August.
And while he’s worried about the impact rising tides are having all along Western Port’s eastern edge, he fears such damage could become “catastrophically worse” if dredging for the proposed Port of Hastings (POH) was ever to occur.

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Coastal Erosion will become much worse in and around Tooradin, Warneet and Grantville Photo: K Chambers

Coastal Erosion will become much worse in and around Tooradin, Warneet and Grantville

Photo: K Chambers