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I-STORM is the international knowledge sharing network for all those working in the storm surge barrier industry. Within our network specialists around the world are getting together to face common challenges. We enable continuous improvements in storm surge barrier design, operation, maintenance and management.
Storm surge barriers are unique structures that require personnel with specialist knowledge to operate and maintain them, so the barrier can be relied upon to perform whenever it is called into action. However, as storm surge barriers age the maintenance challenges grow. Changing climates and sea level rise also cause a growing pressure on barriers to operate more frequently. To deal with all these challenges, barriers need to continuously adapt and improve ways of working.Learn more
I-STORM is an international knowledge sharing network for all those who have a part to play in achieving reliable storm surge barriers. We facilitate knowledge exchange and collaboration between our members, to help them deal with common challenges at an international level, and enable continuous improvement in storm surge barrier design, operation and management.Learn more
06 April, 2021
I-STORM in the news
I-STORM was featured in the March edition of the International Water Power and Dam Construction (IWPDC) magazine, the leading monthly international publication serving the needs of those involved in dam construction and the hydroelectricity industries.Learn more
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"We are convinced that, although each storm surge barrier is unique, we face similar challenges. By developing relationships and learning from each other, we can ensure maximum reliability of our barriers."
Andy Batchelor, Operations Manager Thames Tidal Defences England
Marc Walraven, Storm Surge Barrier Senior Advisor in The Netherlands