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FAQ production Format

  • Under what conditions does the barrier have to be taken out of the water
    Requirements are that the barrier withstand winds of up to 70 km/hour, and wave heights of up to 3 meters. Barrier will be taken out of the water and stowed if and when wind and or wave heights are forecast above these limits.
  • How long does it take to remove and stow barrier?
    From one to one and a half days depending on conditions.
  • Will hatchlings be able to get through the barrier
    The barrier will be outside the reef in depths greater than 3 metres. Since the barrier extends just one metre down from the waterline, there is ample room for hatchilings to get through by diving under the barrier.
  • What's the cost of the barrier?
    Approximately $530k. It includes first year maintenance service.
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