Each year, Korea experiences two months of high flood risk during the monsoon season. KJI, a Grundfos Group company, is highly respected as a supplier of flood control solutions.
Check valves protect Brisbane central district from floods
Flood prevention in Brisbane, Australia, is paramount to a sense of security for those living in close proximity to theBrisbane River. Kerry Olsson of Wapro AB reports why the Brisbane city council chose WaStop check valves to prevent the reoccurrence of devastating and costly flooding in its central business district after trials, tests, and analysis. Situated inside a bend of the Brisbane River, the central business district of Brisbane, Australia, is a thriving and trendy area popular with companies, families,...
Ultrasonic water level sensors monitor flooding in the Philippines
A variety of factors make the Philippines, and especially the Manila region, among the most flood prone in the world. Tropical rains flow rapidly from mountain uplands to the Manila basin where dense urbanization accelerates run-off. To make matters worse, Manila is built on lowlands that are getting lower due to ground water extraction and the weight of urban concrete and steel. As a result, typhoon storm surges can now extend up to 20 km inland. In addition to these weather risks, the Philippine coast is...
EU floods underline relevance of four priorities for action Sendai Framework
In late May and early June 2016, extreme flooding began after several days of heavy rain in central Europe, Germany and France, but also Austria, Belgium, Romania, and Moldova. Not only Europe is affected but also other regions, like Northern Africa. UNESCO-IHE`s flood experts Chris Zevenbergen and Biswa Bhattacharya visited the city of Alexandria in Egypt last December where they advised local authorities how to better prepare for extreme rainfall events, which will happen more often in the future. Floods in...
5 Flood risks in need of sewer line repair
Dealing with indoor flooding is enough to drive anyone crazy. Not only can it be frustrating to deal with the clean up and repairs, but often times, those repairs can be expensive.So how can you do your best to stop flooding? Here are a few preventative tips: Poor foundation: Most homes are designed specifically to allow flood water to flow freely underneath and beside the structure. Typically, houses are built on a concrete base, but if that concrete foundation is cracked or was constructed improperly, water...
Beacon Award Winning Sunderland City Council Selects InfoWorks ICM for Local Flood Risk Management
Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that Sunderland City Council, UK, has selected InfoWorks ICM Suite, the industry’s leading integrated catchment modeling solution, for local flood risk management. Taking advantage of InfoWorks ICM’s powerful 1D and 2D modeling capabilities, predictive analytics and powerful simulation extensions will better positioned Sunderland to implement an effective, reliable...