Santa Monica Beach (image) Duke University Caption This is Santa Monica Beach after the installation of the storm drain diversion system. Santa Monica Beach North increased its attendance by roughly seven percent within a year of installing the system. Credit Linwood Pendleton, Duke University Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.