This project includes the replacement of 29 manually operated dams with innovative automatic inflatable water dams on the Aisne and Meuse rivers. The main objectives of this project are to make the operation of these dams safe, to allow efficient management of diversion bays and floods, as well as to maintain navigation, while respecting the environment, in particular through the construction of fish. In order to make the project viable, it includes the construction and operation of hydroelectric turbines.
The duration of the concession is 30 years, with the design and construction phases taking place over a period of eight years from the signing of the partnership contract in 2013. The value of the construction amounts to 260 million d 'euros.