Reef Ball's Interested List
Reef Ball Update
1) 10 Reef Balls were successfully deployed just offshore of Castaway's
Hotel on the Carribean Island of Dominica by the Reef Ball Coalition and
ecotourist participants. This on-going reef building program will
continue to have Reef Balls built and deployed by eco-tourists and
potential volunteers can find out more at http://www.reefballcoaltion.org
The Dominica Minister of Agriculture met with the Coalition and will have
the Reef Ball site declared as a protected Marine Reserve/Sanctuary
similar to two other reserves already set up on the Island. Reef Ball
Development Group actively supports the creation and protecion of Marine
Reserves worldwide and is proud to assist in this important project to
protect biodiversity of Carribean reef systems.
2) The Reef Ball submerged breakwater in the Dominican Republic survived
another storm where stone breakwater additions were washed away and yet
the Reef Balls survived perfectly.
3) Geothermal Energy Management was awared a State contract to build and
deploy 1,200 Reef Ball in various location off the coast of the State of
Georgia. Deployments are sceduled to be completed by December of 1999.
4) Geothermal Energy Management is working with managers of the Sante
Cooper freshwater reserve to place 300+ Reef Balls in the system.