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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Dry Australian diplomats in Thailand and FMA

6 automatic FloodBreak flood barriers were recently installed at the Australian Embassy in Bangkok. Well done! They work 24/7 with No Power, No People, No Pumps and No Batteries: just flood water. The Thai suffer greatly when flooding occurs and much more flood protection is needed going forward. In Australia, Lismore was one place that

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Swedes invent clever flood barrier

Long dark winters, freezing outside, mist and rain give Swedes plenty of time to think and invent. They produced the Boxwall, which stands out because of its sturdy simple design and effectiveness. It looks like a plastic Ikea chair with the legs missing, but actually is a clever device that even works well in flash

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What do we need to put this out?

Water of course. But at the Chullora Waste Recycling Centre, it was not that straightforward as: The onsite firewater tanks were empty quickly The nearby hydrant was already being used The nearest large capacity hydrant was 1,300 metres away Fire and Rescue NSW evaluated, coordinated and acted quickly by deploying their Hytrans Bulk Water Transfer

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The State of North Rhine-Westphalia stations Hytrans Fire System in Emmerich

The State of North Rhine-Westphalia stations Hytrans Fire System in Emmerich 27th November 2015 The State Government of North Rhine-Westphalia is procuring 6 special fire trucks equipped with Hytrans High Volume Water Supply System units. Each district government in the state and the National Firefighting Training Institute in Munster will get one, 6 in total.

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