The Consorzio Venezia Nuova consists of a group of Italy's leading construction companies of international importance and local cooperatives and firms with considerable experience of operating in the lagoon.
To carry out its work as State concessionary responsible for studies, experimental activities, projects and works, the Consorzio Venezia Nuova has developed a structure able to plan, organise, manage and control the safeguarding measures during the various phases of implementation, while at the same time acting as the operational interface between the granting administration (the Venice Water Authority) on one hand and those carrying out the work on the other (designers, experts responsible for studies and experiments and companies carrying out the work).
In supervising and monitoring development of the projects from their definition during the contractual phase with the granting administration, through design to completion, the various services of the Consorzio Venezia Nuova perform the following functions:
To carry out its work in the past and present, the Consorzio Venezia Nuova collaborates with consultants from leading scientific laboratories and the most prestigious Italian and foreign universities. It also runs the Information Service, Italy's most advanced centre for information technology applied to land management.The Consorzio Venezia Nuova's structure incorporates various skills and capabilities, generally within separate bodies, such as engineering firms, research institutes and construction companies. Over the years, the specific nature of the Consorzio Venezia Nuova as a concessionary for public activities delegated to a private body has enabled it to act with streamlined efficient procedures.
The public administration is responsible for policy definition, coordination and control (Committee as per Art. 4 of Law no. 798/84, known as the “Comitatone”) and has the role of supervisory authority (Venice Water Authority).