Lizard Lane is a busy link road connecting the Whitburn and Marsden areas of South Tyneside. Frequent heavy rain and clay soil led to the carriageway remaining flooded for long periods, even after the rain had stopped. Fortunately, this issue was solved by Hydrorock.
It has never been easier to address the fundamentals of flood protection thanks to Designing for Flood Resilience and Resistance from Safeguard Europe.
Here, Delta’s Technical Waterproofing Consultant, Michael Vernon, gives advice on minimising negative impacts from flood events and measures to rapidly recover from a flood event.
As the Environment Agency (EA) launches its new blueprint for flood protection, Aggregate Industries has welcomed the plans.
As the UK experiences torrential rain and storm-level events, contractors need to consider the long-term damage ‘invisible water’ can have on their flood-hit construction sites, say Aggreko.
This piece sees Ian Geeson, Technical Manager at Aggregate Industries, describes why green spaces are a vital element of Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) and the role they play in helping Britain to avoid flooding.
Safeguard Europe has produced a simple yet definitive guide to protecting property: Designing for Flood Resilience and Resistance.
With Wales leading the march in its adoption of Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS), Aggregate has emphasised the important opportunity this powerful approach could have.
Aggregate Industries has stated that the case for Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) adoption has never been greater.
Aggregate Industries will be at this year’s Flood Expo event at Birmingham’s NEC on 11 September.