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  • Maple Lodge Water Treatment Site Flood Protection - Case Study

    Maple Lodge Water Treatment Site Flood Protection - Case Study

    Flood Control International(FCI) is a Framework Partner with Thames Water for the design, supply and installation of flood protection solutions to a range of water treatment assets over a number of their at-risk treatment works. Surveyors from ...

  • Nairobi Airport demountable Flood Barriers - Case Study

    Nairobi Airport demountable Flood Barriers - Case Study

    Flash flooding is a serious risk in Nairobi during the twice yearly rainy season. New developments increase the run off from extreme rainfall events and also restrict the downstream capacity for rivers and culverts. Devastating floods in 2015 ...

  • King`s Lynn Flood Gate Replacement and Refurbishment - Case Study

    King`s Lynn Flood Gate Replacement and Refurbishment - Case Study

    In 1978 King’s Lynn suffered extensive flooding caused by a North Sea storm surge which also caused considerable damage on the entire east coast of England. King`s Lynn suffered worse flooding in 1978 than in the storm of 1953. The River Ouse ...

  • Wells-Next-the-Sea Glass Flood Wall Installation - Case Study

    Wells-Next-the-Sea Glass Flood Wall Installation - Case Study

    In June 2012 Flood Control International and the Environment Agency (EA) completed the Wells Floodboard Replacement Scheme, with the installation of a new 1m high glass flood wall and sliding gate. The existing 80m long flood ...

  • Water-of-Leith Flood Prevention Schemes - Case Study

    Water-of-Leith Flood Prevention Schemes - Case Study

    The Water of Leith is Edinburgh`s main river, flowing through the heart of the city and out to sea via the Firth of Forth. It has severely flooded several times, causing substantial damage. The City of Edinburgh awarded a £11.5 million flood ...

  • Wakefield Waterfront Flood Prevention Scheme - Case Study

    Wakefield Waterfront Flood Prevention Scheme - Case Study

    Overview The Wakefield waterfront has been undergoing a £100m regeneration scheme over recent years. In 2007 Flood Control Limited was commissioned by Capita Symons to design and build flood defences for the area. The waterfront area is ...

  • University College Cork Flood Protection System - Case Study

    University College Cork Flood Protection System - Case Study

    University College Cork Projects A large area of Cork was flooded in November 2009 when the River Lee burst its banks and flood depths of 1m were experienced over a large area of the city. Numerous buildings belonging to University College Cork were ...

  • Flood Protection for Utility Sites and Substations - Case Study

    Flood Protection for Utility Sites and Substations - Case Study

    Utility Sites Flood Protection In recent years, floods have highlighted the vulnerability of the UK’s critical infrastructure, when the Mythe Water treatment works was cut off by rising floodwaters and water supply to 350,000 people was ...

  • Flood Barriers at Royal William Yard Tunnel to Firestone Bay - Case Study

    Flood Barriers at Royal William Yard Tunnel to Firestone Bay - Case Study

    The Royal William Yard was built between 1826 and 1835 as a victualling depot to keep the Royal Navy stocked with food, drink and weapons. It is Grade I listed and extends to about 16 acres. As part of its original design, a tunnel was made in the ...

  • River Flood Defences - Strategies for River Flooding

    River Flood Defences - Strategies for River Flooding

    Flooding from main rivers is caused by heavy rainfall upstream, and can also be caused by flood surges up rivers from the sea – caused by high tides, low pressure and strong winds. River flooding is often able to be identified well in ...

  • Sandbags for Flooding

    Sandbags for Flooding

    Are sandbags suitable for building level flood protection? Most photographs in the press in recent years following a flood event depict hessian sandbags against flooded property – clearly having failed in their intended purpose. The ...

  • London flood risk

    London flood risk

    A Greater London Assembly report in 2011 stated that there was a `serious risk` of flooding if London faces severe rainfall. Regardless of the Thames Barrier – which is there to protect against flooding from the sea, the London ...