passive flood defence Articles

  • Flood Protection: Freuchie Mill, Freuchie, Fife, Scotland

    Client: Kingdom Housing Association Project Detail: The small community of Freuchie Mill in Fife, Scotland, was devastated by flooding of the notorious culvert running through its cul de sac in August 2008. More than a dozen homes were flooded, elderly residents were trapped in their homes, and in one case part of a garden collapsed, leaving a gaping hole 12m ...


    By UK Flood Barriers Limited

  • Case study - Freuche Mill, Scotland

    The small community of Freuchie Mill in Fife, Scotland, was devastated by flooding of the notorious culvert running through its cul de sac in August 2008. More than a dozen homes were flooded, elderly residents were trapped in their homes, and in one case part of a garden collapsed, leaving a gaping hole 12m wide. Freuchie Flood Action Group was instrumental in subsequently bringing an ...


    By AGGERES

  • Case Study - Klaas Kamminga - Narrabeen, New South Wales

    Type: Private development - New house Architect: Con Vink, Robert Bird + Partners, International Consulting Engineers, Sydney Timing: 2007 The Problem Narrabeen is a beachside suburb in northern Sydney in the state of New South Wales, Australia.  It is located 23 kms north-east of the Sydney ...


  • Case Study - Astellas Pharma Europe (previously Yamanouchi) - Meppel, N.E. Holland

    Architect: Johann van den Noort Installed by: Schagen BV Timing: 1998-2004 The Problem The company, Astellas Pharma Europe (previously Yamanouchi) produces expensive pharmaceutical medicines and in 1998 this area was hit by very heavy rainfall which caused extensive flooding in the immediate vicinity of ...


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