Corners, Curves and Classical Classes.

BoxWall BW52 - College

A Sydney college’s classical music centre requires flood protection as part of its build. And what better time to test the deployment plan than during the construction phase. Every school is a busy place, but when you have a high-density location with school students present, the flood system needs to be simple, robust, fast to

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The Old Bridge Needs a Refurb. Thanks, River Rock Bags!

bags of rocks used to create a sidetrack

Have you heard about the many versatile uses of Kyowa rock bags? They are known globally for being a simple, cost-effective, and environmental-friendly solution for erosion and scour protection. But, the practicality of these rock bags doesn’t end there. Here’s another successful project Bluemont carried out with a local contractor in Queensland simply using river rock

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NoFloods support Zenviron build wind farm with Cofferdam Success.

TESTIMONIAL Zenviron is a highly experienced, full-service BOP contractor specialising in the design and construction of large scale renewable energy projects in Australia. Zenviron contribute to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and the risks and impacts of climate change by providing industry leading solutions to the large scale solar and wind power generation markets. During the

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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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When the road is not an option.

Help! Flood, landslides or earthquakes destroyed our road. Emergency services need to get through with their appliances to extinguish a fire, to pump potable water, to pump out a dam or to de-water a flooded area or critical assets. That is why Hytrans provides a modular system; the parts such as the hydraulic pump unit

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Ever gone down a sewage pipe?

Warning: Wet wipes are NOT flushable and cause up to 75% of sewage drain blockages. Repairs can be very costly for both residents and water utilities. It is truly amazing what people stuff down toilets. Let’s not go into details. Sewage pipes are often deep underground and when the system clogs up it can be

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The cost of Poms stuck in traffic

Linking the quality of emergency response to the cost of the emergency for the economy should be encouraged. If emergency services cannot deploy efficient equipment the economy will bear the brunt. We applaud the UK Government for giving us insight in savings of a flood emergency; savings realized by using a more efficient high volume

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Port of Mackay: Let the fuel unloading begin!

Import of diesel and other fuel products to medium sized ports around Australia is on the rise, partly fueled by closure of some of our refineries, but also as new fuel suppliers expand their operations. The unloading of fuel in ports requires additional fire protection. When berths have multiple users, this additional fire protection is

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