New face on kuta beach restoration
Kuta beach has new appearance during coastal restoration carried out by the local government by adding a pedestrian path along the kuta beach. In addition to changing the entrance gates into coastal area on a few spots, including public market location that selling an accessories, souvenir or street snack / food already prepared so the concept of integrated beach area for excursion visitor more organized.
Not only that, on west side gate surfers statue ornaments are also being added. Above concept actually applied earlier in along sanur coastline, with expectations can be used for other activities like sport; jogging or bicycling in kuta beach area.
The main purposes besides spatial management visually, restoration was carried out to prevent seawater abrasion during in early years often erode beach sands volume. This is along global warming level raise up that affect to climate and weather also tidal waves. Government make serious effort to add barricades cast holes as a sand barrier during the ebb and flow of the sea waves.
Head of the local environment, revealed that the structural improvements along the Kuta Beach being worked on. He expects the government soon implement the plan. According to him, restoration activities are not only concentrated on coastal preservation from sea water tidal waves abrasion impacts, but also on waste disposal in the upstream canal Balai-Penida river area. He added that society has asked to related public works service and spatial planning Badung regency for not to build retaining or gabions sea wall which is burdensome because it is unsightly and expensive to maintain, sample for gabions sea wall leads to seaward like in sanur. Besides that, breakwater embankment like that certainly affects the quality of kuta sea waves as known that kuta beach are famous surfing spot for foreign countries.
Public works service and spatial planning Badung regency will provide a sea erosion prevention system which is use sand filling system. This method often requires sand recovery and sediments that have been lost through erosion by the sea or wind. Beauty of natural structures can still be maintained with reloading the sand, while beaches and coastlines can protected from abrasion or flooding. This can be achieved by performing artificial dunes, keep ocean zone at the bay with artificial trenches, or a mixture of both. (de/dps).