Article - 16 Sep 2008
Storms, flash floods, hurricanes and even burst water mains can cause houses and buildings to be flooded. After the immediate flood danger has passed, cleaning up a flooded building poses numerous...
Article - 6 Mar 2007
Climate change is placing massive strain on traditional drainage, but the building industry is still wrestling with the implications of having to design and construct flood alleviation systems.
Article - 4 Jul 2003
One of the greatest environmental threats to buildings and possibly the hardest to combat is flood.
Article - 22 Mar 2007
Subcontractors have been urged to review selection criteria when fitting geocellular flood alleviation products and refracin from a 'one product that fits all' culture when constructing for different...
Article - 19 Dec 2003
A UK SME has developed a device that AUTOMATICALLY prevents floodwater entering the doorways of buildings. Partner search.
Article - 14 Nov 2003
They are buildings that are practically fire proof, earthquake proof, flood proof, high wind proof, insect proof and reduce heating and cooling usage by 50 to 75 percent.
Article - 1 Aug 2003
The general problem of failure in unreinforced masonry walls from combined hydrostatic and hydrodynamic lateral pressures is defined, and a solution to the problem is offered..
Article - 30 May 2003
Following the floods of 2000, the Parliamentary Select committee have recommended that guidance in the event of flooding be produced…
Article - 4 Apr 2003
A Czech company has designed a new type of flood protection wall made out of plastic and composite materials.
Article - 8 Dec 2003
British Standard - BSI Summary and Reference.