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Coastal Engineering & Marine Sciences

Case Study

Chapin Beach Coastal Resiliency
Chapin Beach Coastal Resiliency

ESS was retained by the Town of Dennis, MA to help identify and evaluate alternatives to mitigate erosion at Dr. Bottero Road, as well as improve the resiliency and natural function of the barrier beach.
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ESS has been very responsive to our needs and exhibited professionalism in all aspects of their work. Their range of expertise was essential for our Mayaguana project since it includes an airport, marinas, power plants, desalination, and roads, in addition to resort, subdivision, and home development.

Marc Herdegen, Vice President, Mayaguana Management Company Ltd.

Overview - Coastal Engineering & Marine Sciences

Aerial view of coastlineESS coastal engineers and scientists offer hands on experience in all phases of coastal project development, from site design, field survey, and preparation of environmental impact statements to construction phase services. We have provided permitting and engineering services for ports, harbors, marinas, yacht clubs, mixed-use waterfront developments, industrial terminals, water transportation facilities, public recreation areas, commercial fishery resources, and energy projects. ESS also provides design and permitting of dredging and shoreline stabilization projects including break waters, jetties, and beach nourishment.

Coastal Development & Waterfront Improvement

ESS water and coastal engineering team leaders have been working on waterfront and offshore projects for more than 20 years. Their hands-on experience with offshore sampling and monitoring, in-water construction methods, and waterfront site operations produces practical strategies for project success. From New England to the Caribbean, ESS has completed coastal engineering and waterfront development projects of various sizes.

  • Coastal resorts and mixed-use waterfront development
  • Marinas, yacht clubs, and ferry terminals
  • Submarine electric transmission cable installation
  • Power plant development and expansion
  • Manufacturing and recycling facilities
  • Port facilities
  • Federal facilities
  • Waterfront improvements
  • Military base waterfront facility renovations
  • Brownfields and historic mill redevelopment
  • Public access improvements