mobile flood control News

  • Operation Waterwolf - Mobile Flood Relief Pumps

    In order to be well prepared for any future occurrences of flooding, the crisis exercise partners planned a two-day simulation exercise in the Netherlands. The crisis partners consisted of amongst others, a combination of Defense, local water authority and the Departmental Coordination Center Crisis Control of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment ...


    By BBA Pumps

  • Flood Control at IFAT 2008: Controlling Bodies of Water

    Farsighted flood control and shore protection are environmental protection tasks with optimum priority, not the least due to the climate change. How can we support natural retention basins of water reservoirs and what protection do technical solutions provide? As the leading international trade fair of the environmental protection industry, IFAT 2008 has included ...


    By Messe München GmbH

  • Rotork valve actuators at hub of automated flood alleviation scheme

    An extended scope contract performed by Rotork Site Services has successfully delivered full automation of a flood alleviation scheme protecting the historic town of Cardigan in West Wales. The project involved replacing unreliable actuators from another manufacturer, installing a PLC control cabinet and interfacing with the existing river level sensor and telemetry ...


    By Rotork

  • MWH Soft FloodWorks successfully predicts flash flooding in Egypt

    MWH Soft, a leading global innovator of wet infrastructure modeling and simulation software and technologies, has announced the successful implementation of its FloodWorks software in a 3900 mi2 (10,000 km2) pilot area around Nuweiba, Egypt. The system was used to successfully predict flooding in the region in February 2010, the worst flash flooding event in Egypt since 1994. The implementation ...


    By Innovyze

  • Automation scheme holds back the tide to improve flood protection

    The River Ritec flows towards Tenby, where it discharges via a 780 metre culvert/outfall system that passes beneath a railway embankment and sand dunes to discharge into the sea below typical low tide level. There is a history of flooding upstream of the culvert which imposes a restriction on the discharge of flows from the river catchment area during high river flow events. This is particularly ...


    By Rotork

  • Hurricane Matthew Emphasizes The Need For Emergency Preparedness And Mobile Medical Facilities

    The 2016 hurricane season is in full swing and the forecast for the season’s peak (occurs around September 10 each year) is promising to be a devastating one. Having inflicted destruction across many Caribbean islands including the Bahamas, Cuba, Haiti and Jamaica, Hurricane Matthew now threatens Florida and other east coast states. Authorities are warning ...


    By Blu-Med Response Systems

  • Raging Floodwaters Cause Kansas Refinery Oil Spill

    KANSAS CITY, Kansas, July 3, 2007 (ENS) - Emergency management officials are trying to contain damage from an oil refinery spill in Coffeyville, Kansas that occurred over the weekend when raging floodwaters breached a levee Sunday as heavy rains swept the southeastern section of the state. At the Coffeyville Resources Refinery more than 42,000 gallons of crude oil spilled into the overflowing ...

  • ARCADIS Uses State-of-the-Art Technology to Put Businesses Back to Work after Superstorm Sandy

    The nation’s largest financial services, telecommunications, transportation and industrial real estate companies hire ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, to provide disaster recovery and risk assessment expertise and technologies in the effort to restore their lower Manhattan and New Jersey facilities affected by ...


    By Arcadis

  • Progress Solar Solutions Introduces New Portable Solar/Wind Light Tower (SLTW-1200) To Meet The Most Challenging Lighting Needs

    Progress Solar Solutions(TM), LLC was the first company to introduce a commercial quality mobile solar light tower durable enough and powerful enough to address the rental equipment and military markets. Progress Solar continues to offer the broadest product line worldwide of portable solar light towers and solar/wind light towers to industries interested in providing clean energy, portable ...


    By PRWeb

  • Open data gives water apps

    Apps and web services for forecasting and decision support in the event of flooding, water contamination, irrigation and dam control. This is the aim of a European research project coordinated by SMHI. “This is a pilot project that can make European water data more accessible to the general public and water management more mobile. In the future, we will see support systems closer to the ...

  • The world of watermaster - newsletter 2010

    Nearly all Watermaster’s ever made are still operating. Many of them have already clocked up well over 20 000 operating hours, but are in no hurry to retire. Superior quality, unbeatable mobility, versatility, low operating costs and reliable after sales service make Watermaster a solid investment - a smart solution for hard work. Systematic continuous improvement is the key for producing ...


    By Watermaster - Aquamec Ltd.

  • OneRain Announces Major Software Release for its Contrail Hydrologic Data Collection Platform

    OneRain Inc., a leading provider of real-time and historical hydrologic and rainfall-related data solutions and services, recently announced a major new software release for its Contrail® platform that brings full capabilities and accessibility to all devices (desktop, mobile, tablet) for a rich, engaging, context-relevant user experience. Contrail is the leading enterprise-level software ...


    By OneRain Incorporated

  • New TVA Smart Phone App Provides Lake Information

    The Tennessee Valley Authority announced Tuesday the release of a TVA application for smart phones (http://itunes.apple.com/app/tva-lake-info/id440331543?mt=8) that will provide real time information about TVA lakes. The app, ...

  • Thompson Pump supports Haiti relief efforts

    Thompson Pump & Manufacturing Co., Inc., a full-service manufacturer and provider of pumps, pumping equipment and engineering expertise, is aiding disaster relief efforts in Haiti with company-wide monetary donations and supplies. The pumps are being made available to the U.S. government and its aid agencies, which are aiding in the relief effort on the Caribbean island. Donations have been ...


    By Thompson Pump

  • JSC RusHydro develops an action plan for eliminating the consequences of the accident at the Sayano-Shushenskaya HPP

    JSC RusHydro, in conjunction with the Ministry of Power of the Russian Federation and JSC Lengidroprojekt, has developed a plan of organisational and technical measures for eliminating the consequences of the accident in the turbine room of the Sayano-Shushenskaya HPP and restoring the power station to normal functioning mode. The plan envisages rapid pumping out of the water from the turbine ...


    By RusHydro

  • 1600 Watt Telescoping Self-Contained Towable LED Light Tower Released by Larson Electronics

    With over 40 years as a leader in the industrial and commercial lighting industry, Larson Electronics continues its commitment to providing high grade lighting equipment to specialty markets with the release of a towable, self-contained LED light tower powered by a water cooled diesel engine. The ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • Imtech: intelligent traffic technology leads to improved traffic management in Europe

    Gouda - Imtech (IM-AE, technical services provider in Europe) has obtained orders of more than 35 million euro for the compiling of high-tech traffic data solutions and upgrades to the existing traffic infrastructure in various European countries. Imtech helps to realise improved traffic management in Europe with intelligent traffic technology, thus improving both traffic flows ...


    By Royal Imtech N.V

  • ARCADIS Honored Nationally for Award-Winning Projects in Louisiana

    ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the leading pure play global engineering and consultancy firm, announced today it received two honor awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) last night for its work on both the Seabrook Sector Gate Complex and St. Bernard-Chalmette Loop Levee Floodwall System. Bioengineering ARCADIS LLC, a small business venture established as a U.S. Small ...


    By Arcadis

  • City of Lawrence, Kansas, Adopts InfoSWMM

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that the City of Lawrence, Kansas, has chosen InfoSWMM, the firm’s industry-leading solution for geocentric smart wastewater network modeling. The software will enhance the development of the City’s ...


    By Innovyze

  • One Month Later, New Orleans Nearly Pumped Dry

    NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana, October 3, 2005 (ENS) - Pumps set up by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have been working 24/7 for weeks to remove the flood waters from New Orleans' streets left in the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Now the job is close to completion. Before Hurricane Rita passed, the pumps had cleared most of the flood water from Hurricane Katrina and only 10 percent of ...

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