Flood Control News

  • Conference: SLP Environmental Presents At Flood Risk Management 2012

    Bangkok, Thailand: SLP Environmental’s Managing Director Steve Pearmain presented on ‘Post Flood Rehabilitation & Recovery: Assessing and addressing the potential risks to human health’ at the World Flood Protection, Response, Recovery & Drawing Up of Flood Risk Management Plans Conference 2012, Sept 12th, Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand. ...

  • Benefits of flood defences outweigh costs says study

    Study has shown that the long-term benefits far outweigh the cost - across the world Co-author Professor Paul Bates, of Bristol University's school of geographical sciences and one of the co-authors of the research, said: "We've known for some time in countries such the Netherlands and the UK the economic benefits of building flood defences far outweigh the costs. "Investment in flood defences is ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Consortium meets The Remondis Group

    Mr. Herwart Wilms and Ansgar Fendel, Managing Director of REMONDIS Assets & Services GmbH Co. KG, presented the international activities of the world's leading corporate group for Recycling, water management as well as municipal and industrial services. Following this, top-class representatives of Austrian recycling companies like REDWAVE presented the Austrian competence and technological ...

  • Waste Water Management Office of Lagos, Nigeria purchased a company license of AQUA DESIGNER

    In April 2014 the Lagos State Waste Water Management Office purchased a company license of the wastewater design software AQUA DESIGNER. With AQUA DESIGNER the new plants for Lagos will be calculated and verified. With AQUA DESIGNER various processes for contineous flown plants with separate stage denitrification, intermittend denitrification or simultaneous denitrification and also for carbon ...


    By BITControl GmbH

  • BNDES official rules out state water tenders in 2018

    Tenders for the introduction of private sector management into the operations of Brazilian state water companies will not be issued before 2019, a senior manager at publicly owned development bank BNDES told Brazilian newspaper Jornal do Comércio this month. Luciene Machado, BNDES’ superintendent for water and transport, reportedly acknowledged that the bank cannot impose a timetable ...

  • New USGS map of worldwide croplands supports food and water security

    A new map was released on November 14 detailing croplands worldwide in the highest resolution yet, helping to ensure global food and water security in a sustainable way. The map establishes that there are 1.87 billion hectares of croplands in the world, which is 15% to 20%—or 250 to 350 million ...

  • NOAQ Boxwall Now In Stock

    Flood Defense Group finally have the NOAQ Boxwall in stock within the USA and had to experiment with it right away.  This video was taken in a drainage canal in Houston, Texas and we cannot be happier with its performance. The NOAQ Boxwall is not just a static flood defense barrier but can be quickly deployed to effectively combat flash flooding and rushing surface ...


    By Flood Defense Group LLC

  • Becoming a Smart Sponge City with Self Sustainable Water Cycle Experts at Eco Expo Seminar plot path for future water management

    Water is the lifeblood of human existence. For densely populated places such as Hong Kong, the issues and challenges go beyond simply finding water sources to satisfy each household. It is also about recycling, reusing, processing sewage, desalination and flood prevention. In The Smart Sponge City - Self Sustainable Water Cycle conference of Eco Asia Conference at Eco Expo Asia on 27 October, ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • AZUD, Tigre Empresarial 2017

    Sistema AZUD, S.A. was awarded with the “Tigre Empresarial” Prize, granted by the Spanish Chamber of Commerce in China. The Award Ceremony took place in Shanghai on 22nd September. The award recognized AZUD’s hard work in China, as well as its technological contribution to the development of water management in Chinese industrial sector. ...


    By Sistema Azud, S.A.

  • Inprova Energy helps Cameron House to check in with Anglian Water Business

    Cameron House, the five star luxury golf and spa retreat on the banks of Loch Lomond, has switched its water supply to Anglian Water Business as part of a drive to build on its environmental goals with reduced water consumption. The four-year deal was brokered by third party intermediary Inprova Energy. It has enabled Cameron House to secure an improved rate for water and ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Ways to Help Those Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

    The devastation in Texas is beyond what this area has ever experienced. With colleagues, partners, family and friends in the community of Houston, OMI Industries is reaching out to do what we can to assist in those impacted by the severe flooding. OMI Industries is providing a donation to the American Red Cross Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, in addition to encouraging our teams to support the ...


    By OMI Industries (OMI)

  • The world of water and wastewater management, meet Royal Eijkelkamp at Indo Water

    The Largest and Most Comprehensive Water, Wastewater & Recycling Technology Expo In Indonesia Meet team Royal Eijkelkamp at the world of water and wastewater management at the Jakarta Convention Center, Indonesia. The INDO water expo is from the 12th till the 14th of July 2017. Indo Water is the biggest Expo & Forum for the fast growing water and wastewater industry in ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Consortium Meets the Remondis Group

    Mr. Herwart Wilms and Ansgar Fendel, Managing Director of REMONDIS Assets & Services GmbH Co. KG, presented the international activities of the world's leading corporate group for Recycling, water management as well as municipal and industrial services. Following this, top-class representatives of Austrian recycling companies like REDWAVE presented the Austrian competence and technological ...

  • OTT issues Flood Warning

    Nigel Grimsley, Managing Director of OTT Hydrometry is urging those responsible for flood prevention and management to take action this summer to ensure they are protected before the arrival of severe weather. “Saturated soil and blocked channels contribute to the severity of flooding, but in many cases it is the location and intensity of rainfall that contributes to the speed with which ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • Meet us at the largest and most comprehensive water technology expo of Indonesia

    The world of water and wastewater management will converge at the Jakarta Convention Center, Indonesia on 12 - 14 July 2017 for the 13th INDO WATER 2017 Expo & Forum. INDO WATER  2017 is the biggest Expo & Forum for water and wastewater industry in Indonesia. Click here to register and get your tickets now. ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • CH2M releases game-changing cloud-based flood modelling service offering seamless user experience

    CH2M will officially launch its new Flood Cloud service on June 6, allowing users of Flood Modeller and integrated software, TUFLOW, to seamlessly undertake flood risk modelling in the cloud for the first time. CH2M's Flood Cloud is powered by Parallel Works and runs on Amazon Web Services to provide the on-demand computational resource required to deliver ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Excellence in Manufacturing

    Good news! Water Tecnik are delighted to be shortlisted for the 'Excellence in Manufacturing' award sponsored by Southern Regional College, in the ABC Business Awards! There are various entrants shortlisted from throughout the local area, Full list of shortlisted companies available  ...


    By Water Tecnik Ltd.

  • Environment Agency recognizes TEAM2100 for coastal risk and resilience innovations

    The Environment Agency presented the Thames Estuary Asset Management 2100 programme (TEAM2100) a Project Excellence Award in Innovation for its contribution to managing flood and coastal risk and building local resilience to flooding. Innovation is core to all activities across TEAM2100, an integrated delivery team consisting of the Environment Agency, CH2M and Balfour Beatty. TEAM2100 is driving ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Truck Logistics Force Majeure Due To Flooding – 5/02/2017

    The Midwest has experienced considerable rainfall which has resulted in significant flooding along the Mississippi and Meramec Rivers. The State of Missouri has declared a state of emergency due to the flooding situation. Mississippi Lime is declaring a force majeure related to truck logistics from our facility in Ste. Genevieve, MO. These flood conditions do not affect our ability to operate ...


    By Mississippi Lime

  • Seminar day: Water Management in the Mining Industry

    The Competence Centre for Mineral Resources realizes that Water Management is a key topic of concern within the mining industry in Southern Africa. We believe that proven solutions exist that can effectively address these challenges.  We therefore invite all interested and affected parties to a seminar day which will be hosted on the 17th of May ...

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