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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.

full version (incl. guestbook)
Dutch version

Why a storm surge barrier?
Operation of the storm surge barrier
Dimensions and weights
Visit the Storm Surge Barrier
The Hartel Barrier (part of Europort Barrier)
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