Venice Floodgates

Deutsche Welle Radio

Venice: Floodgates info

  • Type Program: Radio
  • Reporter: Jean Di Marino
  • Broadcaster: Deutsche-Welle Radio
  • Commissioning client: DW Radio
  • Station: Bonn, Germany
  • Location: Venice, Italy

Deutsche Welle Radio “Spectrum” radio feature story

Venice is flooding more often and more seriously, the authorities say. But still the city Italians call La Serenissima remains substantially unprotected. According to the engineers running the “MOSE” project, the enormous flood barriers expected to dampen the extreme water events will take longer to build than expected.