Global leaders in flood resilience solutions

Aquobex design and engineer world-class flood resilience solutions. Our research-led approach is based on a deep understanding of how our built environment is developing in a rapidly changing climate. With a combined experience spanning over 50 years in the industry, we pioneer new approaches to flood management solutions from property level resilience to strategic city planning. We are recognised by the Government and the insurance industry and relied upon by organisations across the globe.

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EDF Product Qualification

Following the disastrous events at the Japanese nuclear power plant at Fukashima, the requirement to protect all of EDF’s French nuclear power stations became urgent.

The French regulator insisted on passive flood barriers (that required no human intervention) for all the sites. In addition, that specified the barriers must be able to withstand an earthquake event up to a magnitude 5 on the Richter scale. FloodBreak were invited to participate in the tender process and Aquobex, as their sole partner in the UK, started to engage with EDF and Bristol University to undergo the required seismic testing.

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A British Standard for the whole world

Flood protection products such as door barriers, flood doors and mobile flood barriers can be a significant investment, but with enormous benefits. The trouble has been that no full national standards have existed anywhere in the world, and so confidence in products has been under question.Now, a fully-fledged national standard (BS851188) is finally available; published in the UK but designed to give full confidence to buyers and specifiers all around the world.

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A British Standard for the whole world

Flood protection products such as door barriers, flood doors and mobile flood barriers can be a significant investment, but with enormous benefits. The trouble has been that no full national standards have existed anywhere in the world, and so confidence in products has been under question.Now, a fully-fledged national standard (BS851188) is finally available; published in the UK but designed to give full confidence to buyers and specifiers all around the world.

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