Design Texas storm surge barrier enters final stage

Nieuws - 18 december 2021 - Webmaster Hydraulic Engineering

The design of a 3 km storm surge barrier to protect Texas Galveston Bay and Houston harbour from future hurricanes, is in a final stage and almost ready for financial approval.

Professor Bas Jonkman, Hydraulic Engineer at Delft University of Technology, recently spoke at a meeting by the Gulf Coast Protection District (GCPD) about the design and the comparison with existing Dutch storm surge barriers.

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