Water Cay Resort Development, Turks and Caicos Islands

Summary:  Erickson Consulting Engineers, Inc. (ECE) performed the engineering and permitting for the Water Cay Resort Marina and Beach Development Project.  This project includes three oceanfront T-head groins and a 240,000 cubic yard oceanfront beach restoration, a marina beach with associated coastal structures (three groins, a pier, and a bulkhead), bungalow beach fill and piers, canal to provide a tidal connection to mangroves, a boat access channel, a channel between the interior canal and marina access channel, and dune enhancements. 

 Key Project Elements:


  • Project Planning, Coastal Analysis and Design
  • Hydrographic and Beach Profile Surveys
  • Geotechnical Investigations and Biotic Mapping
  • Storm and Wave Loads and Storm Impacts Analysis for Waterfront
  • Acquire all Government Permits
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Monitoring and Mitigation Plans
  • Development of Construction Plans and Specifications
  • Storm Damage Assessment (2008, Post Hanna and Ike)


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