The lagoon is built with giant earthbag or geotextile tubes.

The lagoon is built with giant earthbag or geotextile tubes.


“The government has given planning permission for the world’s first tidal lagoon: the most ambitious green energy scheme ever seen in the UK. Here’s how the company behind the project wants it to work.”

A dredger will suck up sand and gravel from the seafloor and deposit the material in and between large earthbag tubes. The tubes are covered with rocks and capped with a maintenance road.

Watch this video at Sky News for more information: http://news.sky.com/video/1499148/how-will-tidal-lagoon-power-work
Special thanks to Dion for this tip.
Geosynthetics Magazine has lots of industrial earthbag projects.


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