What are demountable flood barriers?
What are demountable flood barriers?
Demountable flood barriers are products designed to impede the flow of water that may have permanent fixings but which are erected when flooding is anticipated. They may also be embedded in structures and respond automatically when flooding occurs.
What are temporary flood barriers?
Temporary flood barriers consist of portable metal frames with a waterproof cover, designed to be quickly set up in pre-planned locations which do not have permanent defences. When flooding is expected, the barriers are quickly put up.
How do demountable flood barriers work?
Flood barriers act as flood control devices to protect your property, reducing your clean up, damage and insurance claims. The barriers are demountable, which means they are stored away in normal conditions and only deployed in a flood warning.
How do temporary flood barriers work?
The Water-Gate is a temporary flood barrier which is unique in the way that, once rolled out, it self-deploys. It uses the weight of the water to hold the water back. The water lifts the top of the barrier whilst at the same time weighing the base down, forming a seal.
What do flood barriers do?
A flood barrier, surge barrier or storm surge barrier is a specific type of floodgate, designed to prevent a storm surge or spring tide from flooding the protected area behind the barrier.
What is temporary perimeter barrier?
Temporary perimeter barriers In 1988, a method of using water to control flooding was discovered. When filled, this structure formed a non-rolling wall of water that can control 80 percent of its height in external water depth, with dry ground behind it.
How long do flood barriers last?
about 6-12 months
If the Flood Bags & Barriers are to stay in the same position after activated, they can last about 6-12 months. We understand that you may not want or need to keep them out in the same position for that long, but you still want to have them on hand to re-use.
Where are flood barriers used?
Flood walls are mainly used on locations where space is scarce, such as cities or where building levees or dikes (dykes) would interfere with other interests, such as existing buildings, historical architecture or commercial use of embankments.
What are three methods of controlling floods?
Some of the common techniques used for flood control are the installation of rock beams, rock rip-raps, sand bags, maintenance of normal slopes with vegetation or application of soil cements on steeper slopes and construction or expansion of drainage. Other methods include dykes, dams, retention basins or detention.
What is a flood water barrier called?
A surge barrier is almost always part of a larger flood protection system consisting of floodwalls, levees (also known as dikes), and other constructions and natural geographical features.
What are the advantages of demountable flood protection?
Demountable Flood Protection Systems The IBS demountable flood protection system enables the erection of a temporary flood defence wall to protect against flooding whilst leaving the landscape largely unchanged during normal circumstances. Advantages of the IBS Demountable Flood Defence System
Can a demountable flood barrier be manually deployed?
The Demountable Flood Barriers are designed to be manually deployed by one or two operators. Detailed documentation on operation, testing procedures and maintenance can be provided with all FloodFree Barriers. Comprehensive on and/or off site training available.
How does the IBS demountable flood protection system work?
The IBS demountable flood protection system enables the erection of a temporary flood defence wall to protect against flooding whilst leaving the landscape largely unchanged during normal circumstances.
What can a flood barrier be used for?
Our versatile flood barriers can be used to protect your home or business from the ingress of floodwater through a variety of potential entrance points. Our flood defence system can be installed on any type of building.