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  • BLOBEL launches website for HDS Flood Barrier System

    Blobel’s new patented HDS Flood Barriers www.floodbarriers.eu are fully flexible and can be designed to suit your needs. In developing this flood mitigation range, special attention has been given to inconspicuousness and protection from vandalism. The systems can also be completely demounted, making a safe, durable and invisible flood protection system. A unique sealing and pressure design ...


    By Blobel Umwelttechnik GmbH

  • A Scottish first for the Self Closing Flood Barrier

    The Freuchie Mill area in Fife Scotland, has long been prone to flooding and many residents in the community have learnt to live with the daily fear of heavy rainfall which could bring further damage and misery to their lives. However, for some in properties owned by Kingdom Housing Association, the need to respond to the sound of the flood air horn at Freuchie Mill, ...


  • GFDS Prepares for showcasing the Tsunami Flood Barrier at Aquatech Amsterdam

    As part of our impressive stand at the Aquatech Exhibition 1st-4th November we will be showcasing working models of a number of our passive flood defence systems. Alongside our Self Closing Flood Barrier Range, which includes the SCFB®, and the Floodbreak we will also be displaying our Tsunami Barrier. On the stand will be a working model of our tsunami defence system in action. ...


  • Manual Spill Barrier and Flood Barrier - BL/BED - Cover multiple requirements with one product.

    Untitled Document BL-BED, a stationary BLOBEL Spill Control Barrier System, is designed to contain Leaks, ...


    By Blobel Umwelttechnik GmbH

  • Blobel Flood Protection system in the dry

    Untitled Document In recent years we have ...


    By Blobel Umwelttechnik GmbH

  • Better protection against floods

    Hurricanes are devastating. Aside from the high, sustained wind speeds, they usually bring with them heavy rain, which can quickly lead to the breaching of flood defences in susceptible areas. Now, US and UK researchers have reviewed hurricane flood defence barriers and technologies with a view to helping engineers find improved designs. Writing in the International Journal of Forensic ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Pakistan floods: lessons learnt

    According to Patrick McCully, Executive Director of International Rivers, there are three vital global lessons to learn from the ongoing flood catastrophe in Pakistan. The main lesson is that mismanagement of river systems by building dams and embankments for the benefit of short-term gain, such as along the Indus, has major long-term costs. Firstly, the rise in the planetary temperature has ...

  • Sandbags are Needed for Severe Flooding

    With the recent flooding we have seen in the East and South, being prepared can not only save lives and property, but allow you to provide the needed protection without large human workforces. With the SandMaster, sandbags can be filled and placed at an amazing rate providing a very viable solution for your emergency flood control needs. The ...


    By Barrier Systems, LLC

  • New transparent offering for flood defences

     Drawing on the experience and the design of our already widely used glass flood defence system, the new sleeker product incorporates a slimmer frame design that maximises the view through the glass panels and provides flood protection up to 800mm in height and where the load criteria consideration is hydrostatic water head. This system has already been installed in mainland Europe and in ...


    By IBS Engineered Products Ltd

  • Satellites to strengthen UK flood response

    DMCii is leading a new European Space Agency (ESA) project to design and build a system for the UK civil resilience community - those tasked with responding to and recovering from disasters - putting space-based systems at their disposal. The system will be used for all types of emergencies listed in the UK's National Risk Register but the project's focus is on flood scenarios. Flooding ...

  • Consequences of climate change and flood protection

    Acqua alta has a section on 'Maritime visions and projects', where star architect Hadi Teherani will present his 'Living Bridge' project, a bridge with housing and shops on it. A Living Bridge is to be created in Hamburg, about 700 metres long and 60 metres wide, linking the inner city and the urban districts to the south of the Elbe. 'This concept for cities by the water creates an intensive ...

  • Quick Sandbagging for Spring Flooding 2014

    According to NOAA’s Spring Outlook for 2014, rivers in half of the continental USA are at minor or moderate risks of flooding this spring. The SandMaster sandbagging attachment may be just what your community needs to provide the protection when a flood event threatens your ...


    By Barrier Systems, LLC

  • Global Flood Defence Systems Secures New Distribution Partners in Benelux Region

    Global Flood Defence Systems (GFDS), a leading provider of sustainable, passive flood solutions based in the UK, has signed an agreement with distributors covering the Benelux region. The partners, Benelux Flood Defence Systems will be responsible for securing sales of the company’s extensive range of innovative flood defence products in Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. ...


  • Major flood repair helped by remote control boat

    A remote control boat equipped with a SonTek M9 Acoustic Doppler Profiler (ADP®) has been employed with HydroSurveyor software to create a 3-dimensional map of a damaged (and still submerged) flood barrier, following serious damage that took place during last December’s storms. Data from the survey enabled the Environment Agency to act swiftly and effectively to repair the damage and ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • New insights into uptake of household flood mitigation measures

    Comprehensive flood risk management should include household measures, such as improving a home’s stability and relocating heating systems to safe places within the house. According to new research, better communication with householders by authorities on the effectiveness of such measures, and how to implement them, could increase their uptake. With the recognition that flooding is ...

  • Coastal flood risk for parts of England this weekend

    High winds and tides bring an increased risk of coastal flooding along coastal areas of England this weekend, the Environment Agency warned today. Areas at risk on Saturday and Sunday include coasts and tidal areas of Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Bristol and South Gloucestershire as gales and big waves combine to cause possible overtopping of flood defences and sea walls, property flooding ...

  • Sandbagging efforts needed for Spring Flooding 2013

    The SandMaster can be utilized to protect homes, businesses and communities from flooding. With its capability of creating and placing 15,000-18,000 sandbags in a 24 hour period, protection can be achieved in a shorter period of time with less personnel. With the spring forecast for 2013 calling for flooding across much of the country, communities are ...


    By Barrier Systems, LLC

  • Reduce Your Emergency Flood Response Times!

    When flood events threaten communities, The ability to quickly respond can be the difference between preservation & devastation. Typically, emergency management personnel are tasked with pulling together large quantities of volunteers to fill and place sandbags. With the SandMaster attachment and its ability to fill and place 4,800-6,200 sandbags in 8 hours with only 3 people, the need for ...


    By Barrier Systems, LLC

  • UNEP discusses breaking down barriers to a green economy in new year book

    An emerging Green Economy is glimpsed in the latest United Nations Environment Programme's (UNEP) Year Book as growing numbers of companies embrace environmental policies and investors pump hundreds of billions of dollars into cleaner and renewable energies.  Climate change, as documented in the Year Book, is increasingly changing the global environment from the melting of permafrost and ...


    By Oy Ekotuotanto AB

  • Invisible Flood Control Wall Successfully Protects Vermont’s Burnham Hall from Hurricane Irene Flooding

    Flood Control America is proud to have helped protect a beloved town community center from the Hurricane Irene flooding that inundated Vermont. The town of Lincoln, Vermont, had the foresight after the disastrous flood of 1998 to use pre-disaster grant assistance to invest in and install The Invisible Flood Control Wall to protect the town’s community center, Burnham Hall – and last weekend when ...


    By PRWeb

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