WCD SeaShield FX-70

Pioneering structural piling repair system acquisition

Winn & Coales International has recently acquired the FX-70® Structural Piling Repair and Protection System from Simpson Strong-Tie.
Roadside sustainable drainage systems in Salford.

SuDS bible gets an upgrade

British Water has produced a downloadable guide to help engineering and construction professionals applying the CIRIA sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) manual.

Graphene gateway

The coastal flood defence gates were coated with Applied Graphene Materials' new graphene enhanced Genable CX-based anti-corrosion primer.
Duc Toan Nguyen

Floating house concept earns students place in global disaster preparedness competition

A team of students from Coventry University have developed a concept for a house that can float whenever a flood approaches and shelter people for at least six weeks during catastrophic weather.

Divining the Dutch delta’s destiny

To make sure large boats can secure passage without getting stuck, port managers coordinate the dredging of the rivers connecting the ports and harbours of Rotterdam to the sea.

Taking a natural approach to flood management in yorks

Farmers and landowners across three river catchments in Yorkshire and the North West are harnessing the power of nature in a pilot scheme to better protect the major road network from flooding.

Separator assists with SuDS

ACO Water Management has launched its new advanced hydrodynamic separator, the V-Septor.

Getting smart about new SuDS tech

There are times when the potential for a new technology can leapfrog the ability of a regulatory framework to deliver it. We must make sure that the rapid advances being made in digitally controlled rainwater reuse technologies are not caught in this trap, writes Mark Manning of water technology firm SDS.
Simon Crowther, founder of FPS Environmental, offers a rundown on planning for the possibility of flood.

Mitigating risk

Simon Crowther, founder of FPS Environmental, offers a rundown on planning for the possibility of flood.

Drainage acquisition cements expertise in managing underground assets

Environmental and energy infrastructure specialist Adler and Allan has acquired drainage expert Jet Aire Services, it was announced on 8 November. Jet Aire Services is...

After the flood…

A flooding incident in North Macedonia in August 2020 threatened the country's supply of electricity. Motor drive manufacturer WEG describes the subsequent drainage project.

New AI-driven tools for environmental intelligence

A new suite of environmental intelligence software from IBM leverages AI to help organizations prepare for and respond to weather and climate risks that...

New UN tool maps floods worldwide since 1985, to street level

A new public tool is said to generate instant, accurate street-level-resolution maps of floods worldwide since 1985. It is hoped the free online World Flood...
Weather monitoring station

Sponsored Content: A technology for the timely warning

Robin Guy from OTT HydroMet believes that the worst effects of extreme weather can be mitigated by effective monitoring and alarm technologies.
Envirotec Sept/Oct 21

Managing flood risks virtually

Digital twin technology is set to play a crucial role in the pre-emptive management of sewer flooding, argues John Hicklin from Iotics, a firm that specialises in this way of working with data.

Sponsored Content: Flood and drainage events co-loacate

We would like to thank and welcome Schneider Electric as a major sponsor of this year's Floodex.
Velda Close Kirkley Stream

Sponsored Content: A faculty for facing down flood risk

T-T Pumps was enlisted to design, supply and install the equipment to meet the demands of the Lowestoft flood risk management project.
Surface water runoff treatment

Sponsored Content: Cunning treatment for surface water runoff at production facility

The Eastways project in Witham, Essex, was an existing industrial unit that was being upgraded to include the construction of a new food production facility with internal offices, a new site entrance, and a new vehicle turning area. This project needed a drainage strategy suitable for an industrial site, to control surface water runoff and remove pollution.

Sponsored Content: Environmentally friendly Spill Control

Fentex Limited has spent a number of years developing an environmentally friendly alternative to Spill Control products often required by Pollution Prevention Guidelines, ISO standards and other regulations.
Flooding in Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, in January 2016.

SEPA has surface water in its sights

The take-up of flood hazard mapping by SEPA will provide a clearer indication of surface water (also known as pluvial) flood risk in Scotland, says the agency.