Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management
New Waterway Storm Surge Barrier
Innovative final element of Delta Project
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The New Waterway Storm Surge Barrier is the final element of the Delta Project,
the plan to protect the Netherlands against the sea.
The Storm Surge Barrier is the largest hydraulic project under construction
in the Netherlands. It is nearly as long as the Eiffel Tower in Paris and
weighs four times as much.
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Why a storm surge barrier?
Operation of the storm surge barrier
Dimensions and weights
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