Construction on a flood barrier system for Venice has been ongoing for more than 15 years and is still incomplete

Venice

Marghera

Lido

The Mose project

Malamocco

Breakwaters and submerged gates are already in place at three locations

Venetian

lagoon

Once operational, the system should be able to protect Venice from three-metre tides

Chioggia

Adriatic Sea

5 km

5 miles

Italy

Venice

Adriatic

Sea

Marghera

Lido

The Mose project

Breakwaters and submerged gates are already in place at three locations

Malamocco

Venetian

lagoon

Once operational, the system should be able to protect Venice from three-metre tides

Chioggia

5 km

5 miles