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.View Post
An expert view on all matters of flood protection. These will serve to influence and change the way we prepare for and respond to flooding.
All around the world, there are deficiencies in flood policy. But by raising the issues such as the availability of flood insurance, the safe and efficient use of mobile flood barriers or the protection of properties with door flood barriers or flood proof doors, we can better protect communities and business.
Major British towns and cities, including Glasgow, Wrexham, Aberdeen and Chester, could be much more severely affected by climate change than previously thought, according to new research. The study, by Newcastle University, analysed changes in flooding, droughts and heatwaves for every European city using all climate models. Looking at the impact by the year 2050-2100, the team produced results for three possible outcomes – low, medium and high-impact scenariosView Post
Environment Agency warns that intense bouts of flooding are set to become more frequent due to climate changing. Risk of flooding is more serious than ever and proper action has to be taken under consideration to protect our properties. Environment Agency has launched Flood Action Campaign to encourage people to check their flood risk.View Post
” The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season has now entered the history books as the seventh most intense on record—17 named storms and 10 hurricanes (six of them major, including two Category 5 storms and three Category 4 storms that made landfall in the United States).” – says Natural Hazard Centre.View Post
This is the first of a number of field trials. 2018 will see further high profile field trials in Italy, Spain, Finland and UK. This will allow further development and refinement in order to make I-REACT the gold standard of disaster management tools.View Post
AidEx is a two day event between 15th and 16th November 2017, which encompasses a conference, exhibition, meeting areas, awards and workshops. The aim of this enormous event is to engage sectors at every level and provide a forum for aid and development professionals to meet, source, supply and learn. It is a great opportunity for Aquobex to expand services and sectors provided.View Post
Our Non-Executive Director John Panczak has been working with the Commonwealth Environmental Investment Platform (CEIP) to help the company identify opportunities overseas, in such places as Sri Lanka, Mauritus, Bangladesh and Malaysia.View Post
We are pleased to be featured on page 42 in the latest issue of Planning & Building Control Today.View Post