[Ed. Note: what follows is a chronological list of all the stories related to MoSE that have been published on this site over three years. In light of the recent news that test scheduled for Nov. 4 has been scratched due to excessive vibration, I thought a reprise of these stories would be useful. They seem to point to one inevitable conclusion: MoSE will not work. It will just keep being delayed.]
Oct 30, 2016 San Marco will flood even if MoSE works: “Unacceptable, the world will laugh at us.”
Nov 6, 2016 50 years after the “Acqua Granda”, today experts say: MoSE will not save Venice.
Oct 11, 2017 MOSE, the History of a Failure: “an anthology of horrors”
Apr 12, 2018 Debts and litigation for the giants building MoSE
May 18, 2018 MoSE. There is still an alternative.
May 22, 2018 MoSE, now we should make it “disappear”
Jul 8, 2018 MoSE, 210 million Euro more required. Completion delayed until 2020.
Jul 11, 2018 MoSE, cracks in the caissons: underwater integrity at risk
Mar 29, 2019 Work on MoSE will not be completed in 2021
May 10, 2019 MoSE: valves don’t hold water – a thousand parts to check and replace
Jul 5, 2019 MoSE’s hinges are corroding and must be replaced. 34 million Euro bid to find the solution
Aug 30, 2019 MoSE, six million euro more for the dams