It is good to know that something exists which can hold back the flooding of Venice

  
According to an article by Elisabetta Povoledo in the October 4, 2020 issue of the New York Times (“Successful test of floodgates leaves Venice dry at high tide”),

at 10am on Saturday October 3rd when the tide reached three feet and all 78 floodgates barricading three inlets to Venice’s lagoon were raised in a test run, the gates worked and St. Mark’s Square (and the rest of the city) remained dry. After four decades of cost overruns and delays, it is good to know that something exists which can hold back the flooding of Venice.
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