From 17-19th of April a delegation with I-STORM members from the Environment Agency, Rijkswaterstaat, Waterboard Groot Salland and Consorzio Venezia Nuova and Magistrato alle acque di Venezia have visited USACE and the SLFPA offices and barriers.

Documents Visit New Orleans April 2013

Part of the visit was spend on a review of document (Watercontrol, Operation & Maintenance manuals) done by the I-STORM experts.

The visit has led to some fruitful discussions and insights.

The end of May the I-STORM network will deliver a report on the review to USACE

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Can the UK learn from Dutch approach to living with water?

Marc Walraven, Storm Surge Barrier Senior Advisor at the Rijkswaterstaatand an I-STORM Delivery Board member has been interviewed by the ITV about the Dutch approach to managing flood risk. Link to ITV interview

Dutch Water Board share their key to success in engaging the community

Environment Agency colleagues have visited the Waterschap to learn more about the approach to temporary defences and engaging volunteers in Kampen, the Netherlands. Member link to presentation.

The two-day lifting test on Nov 28-29 2014 of 21 Mose sluice at Lido Nord. The 21 Gates staying on caissons in the bottom of the sea at the mouth of North Shore functioned exactly as it was intended.          

See the press release here

 

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From 17-19th of April a delegation with I-STORM members from the Environment Agency, Rijkswaterstaat, Waterboard Groot Salland and Consorzio Venezia Nuova and Magistrato alle acque di Venezia have visited USACE and the SLFPA offices and barriers.