weir gate News

  • Switch to Rotork eliminates trauma of unreliability on River Thames weir

    Rotork IQ3 non-intrusive intelligent electric actuators have been chosen to replace unreliable actuators for the operation of radial gates on an important river management weir on the River Thames. Hambleden Weir plays a critical role in maintaining the level and flow in an area that is used extensively for recreational ...


    By Rotork

  • River weir upgrade demonstrates Rotork’s extended scope capabilities

    A recent UK Environment Agency river management scheme has demonstrated the ability of a Rotork Site Services extended scope contract to provide project management and organise all the mechanical, electrical and civil engineering work required to complete the project. A major benefit for the customer is the simplified contractual route that the extended scope contract enables by reducing the ...


    By Rotork

  • Flood relief pumps deployed for LOW water crisis management

    Following the collision of a barge with a weir in the river Maas, the canal water level between the Maas and Waal rivers fell dramatically. The Dutch public works department has responded with the deployment of three emergency pumps. The Maas (or Meuse) is a major European river, rising in France and flowing through Belgium and the Netherlands before draining into the North Sea. It has a ...


    By BBA Pumps

  • From source to sea – protecting Dawlish Brook

    De-silting work is about to start on Dawlish Brook to help reduce future flooding, protect the town centre, residents and businesses and its world-famous waterfowl. Work is scheduled to start on Tuesday November 12 and is set to last two weeks. Signs have been put up at the waterfowl warden’s building and the Tourist Information Centre to tell people what is happening. Dawlish Brook, ...

  • KWT Group new product introduction

    KWT Group, the Dutch leading manufacturer of penstocks, non-return valves and tilting weirs for aquatic control applications, introduces its latest development. In addition to its current range of penstocks for sewage treatment and pump stations,  cooling towers, desalination plants, stormwater prevention systems and water intake for industrial and power plants, the INOX4 DT holds ...

  • Innovyze releases generation 11.5 of infoworks RS and floodworks, further raising the bar for river modeling and flood forecasting

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of wet infrastructure modeling and simulation software and technologies, today announced the worldwide release of Generation 11.5 of InfoWorks RS and FloodWorks, its class-leading river and floodplain ...


    By Innovyze

  • EPA Awards $6.5 Million for Ten Projects to Restore San Francisco Bay Water Quality and Habitats

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding $6.5 million in grants to state and local agencies, and non-profit organizations to restore water quality and wetlands throughout the San Francisco Bay watershed. Grants range from $75,000 to $1.5 million and will support ten projects that prevent pollution, restore streams and tidal marshes, and manage floodwaters in an environmentally sound ...

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