LAVALLETTE — The federal dune replenishment program has not yet begun in the borough, but it is already having an impact on the beachfront. where a large tidal pool poses a danger to beachgoers. “Since they did the replenishment in Ortley [Beach] a lot of sand has moved north, and while that is good for the borough, it has created a berm at the water line and it’s left a valley between the old beach and the new berm which is becoming a problem for us,” Mayor Walter LaCicero told residents during the July 24 borough council meeting. “It is becoming a problem for us because it fills with water at high tide and it does not drain at low tide.”
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