Managing coastal erosion at Mettams Pool

The City of Stirling is working with the community to investigate engineering options to address ongoing coastal erosion at Mettams Pool.

To do this, the City is seeking your feedback on what you value about Mettams Pool, its facilities and amenity.

Why is the City undertaking this project?

Following a series of storms in 2009 that significantly impacted coastal infrastructure at Watermans Bay, the City commissioned a Strategic Coastal Processes Study, which was reported to Council on 9 May 2017. This study allowed the City to better understand the coastal processes, determine which areas of our coastline were most at risk and identify what those risks were.

One of the areas identified as most at risk from erosion was Mettams Pool and parts of West Coast Drive - which supports a popular coastal cycling and walking route and direct access to properties.

Have Your Say!

The City is now investigating a range of coastal engineering options, with the aim of balancing the protection of West Coast Drive with retaining or enhancing the attributes of Mettams Pool so valued by the community.

We would like to thank everyone that provided their feedback through our online community values survey.

This feedback will largely inform the development of a range of engineering options and determine how the infrastructure at Mettams Pool can be adapted to optimise the unique features of the place as well as manage future coastal erosion.

We will share the results of the survey and the next steps in the project with you shortly. In the meantime, to keep up to date on the project or register your interest to attend a Community Forum on Saturday 6 July, please register here.

Do you have any questions about this project?

For more background information about this project please refer to the FAQs. If you can't find the answer, please use the Q&A tool below, or get in touch with the project contact to ask a question.

Do you have any difficulties understanding the information on this page or providing feedback?

If you need this information in an alternative format, please contact the City's Customer Contact Centre on (08) 9205 8555

The City of Stirling is working with the community to investigate engineering options to address ongoing coastal erosion at Mettams Pool.

To do this, the City is seeking your feedback on what you value about Mettams Pool, its facilities and amenity.

Why is the City undertaking this project?

Following a series of storms in 2009 that significantly impacted coastal infrastructure at Watermans Bay, the City commissioned a Strategic Coastal Processes Study, which was reported to Council on 9 May 2017. This study allowed the City to better understand the coastal processes, determine which areas of our coastline were most at risk and identify what those risks were.

One of the areas identified as most at risk from erosion was Mettams Pool and parts of West Coast Drive - which supports a popular coastal cycling and walking route and direct access to properties.

Have Your Say!

The City is now investigating a range of coastal engineering options, with the aim of balancing the protection of West Coast Drive with retaining or enhancing the attributes of Mettams Pool so valued by the community.

We would like to thank everyone that provided their feedback through our online community values survey.

This feedback will largely inform the development of a range of engineering options and determine how the infrastructure at Mettams Pool can be adapted to optimise the unique features of the place as well as manage future coastal erosion.

We will share the results of the survey and the next steps in the project with you shortly. In the meantime, to keep up to date on the project or register your interest to attend a Community Forum on Saturday 6 July, please register here.

Do you have any questions about this project?

For more background information about this project please refer to the FAQs. If you can't find the answer, please use the Q&A tool below, or get in touch with the project contact to ask a question.

Do you have any difficulties understanding the information on this page or providing feedback?

If you need this information in an alternative format, please contact the City's Customer Contact Centre on (08) 9205 8555

  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

    Mettams Pool - Community Values Survey

    Mettams Pool has been identified as highly vulnerable to immediate and future coastal erosion.

    The City of Stirling is investigating a range of coastal engineering options for Mettams Pool. We are now seeking your feedback on how you use Mettams Pool and the values you place on the facilities and amenity surrounding the beach.

    Your feedback will help to shape the assessment of the coastal engineering options. These will inform the development of concept plans to address the impacts of climate change and rising sea levels in the Mettams Pool locality and surrounds for

    Mettams Pool has been identified as highly vulnerable to immediate and future coastal erosion.

    The City of Stirling is investigating a range of coastal engineering options for Mettams Pool. We are now seeking your feedback on how you use Mettams Pool and the values you place on the facilities and amenity surrounding the beach.

    Your feedback will help to shape the assessment of the coastal engineering options. These will inform the development of concept plans to address the impacts of climate change and rising sea levels in the Mettams Pool locality and surrounds for the long term.

    To have your say on the future of Mettams Pool, please complete the survey below. This should take no more than 10 minutes to complete.

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