SIX months after its collapse, questions are still being asked about the handling of the breach of Torquay seawall and the discharge of raw sewage into the sea.
In May, Torbay councillors praised the team which swung into action (pictured) after the breach in the Livermead seawall at the end of March.
The collapse was blamed on six weeks of easterly winds which pounded the wall.
Mayor Gordon Oliver said the extreme weather and not poor planning was to blame for the collapse, but he warned sea defences at Brixham Breakwater, Meadfoot Beach and Hollicombe are also at risk.
But questions were raised over how the incident was managed.
Now a new report has been presented to the overview and scrutiny committee, which queried the decision-making process up to the start of the contract, a review of how the public was kept informed during the collapse and the discharge, and to consider the priorities for sea defence work.
Officers said it had been agreed South West Water would inform the public of the sewage discharge.
The council has submitted schemes for funding from the Environment Agency over the medium term: Broadsands £150,000, Torbay Coastal defences £1.08million over five years, Haldon and Princess Piers £5.9million, Meadfoot seawall £155,000, Victoria breakwater Brixham £197,000.
Officers have warned the council is expected to provide some of the funding.