Architecturally blended permanent passive flood protection installed at critical sites

FloodBreak, the passive automatic flood barrier. No power whatsoever is needed for operation: deploys automatically by incoming flood water. Installed at sensitive and prestigious sites all over the world including at 19 EDF nuclear facilities in France, New York Subway MTA, Singapore LTA, mixed use high rises, embassies, hospitals, etc. Globally over 2,000 FloodBreak flood systems have been installed.

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Power To The Small Rocks!

Kyowa rock bags are now a preferred option for erosion control and stability in ports, for wharves, boat ramps and temporary jetties. In our region, ports are preparing for larger vessels, including today’s massive cruise ships. As the vessels are becoming larger their props and bow thrusters are also increasing in size and our infrastructure

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When You Live Below The Dam

Scary days for the people in Whaley Bridge, UK. The Toddbrook Reservoir dam ruptured; it was feared that the town could be flooded. Over 1,500 residents evacuated. What to do? Well: 1.Prevent further damage to the dam and 2. Drain the reservoir. RAF helicopters were called in to drop sandbags, and Hytrans high-volume pumps from

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Vive La France, Vive NoFloods.

When the water levels in La Seine rose fast the French inhabitants of Troyes were quite skeptical about this 500 meter long white big double sausage filled with water. After all, it was not even French! But soon they learned it actually worked a treat and prevented enormous flood damage to their homes. The French

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SQUEEZE RAMP

A Hytrans squeeze ramp keeps roads accessible for traffic by bridging flexible or lay flat water hoses up to 150mm (or 6″). The squeeze ramp is easy to deploy and provides a strong and effective bridge that is durable and all-weather resistant. When the hose is pressurized, it remains pressed in the oval shape in

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