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Barrier keeps water up to 600mm out

June 27, 2015

Here’s a great product for anyone needing a substantial flood barrier to protect their homes. And you can even fit it yourself as it is the only flood barrier that can be cut to fit any door size between 600mm-980mm (small) or 990mm-1480mm (large). The barrier gives protection from floodwater up to 600mm high and […]


Flash floods put Russian city under water

The weather may have picked up here but spare a thought for the sodden Russian city of Sochi. Best known for staging the Winter Olympics in 2014, parts of this Black Sea resort are now underwater after several hours of torrential rain brought trains to a standstill and rendered roads impassable. Sochi international airport had […]


Affordable flood insurance scheme not available until next April

June 13, 2015

A scheme that provides affordable insurance to people in areas vulnerable to flooding won’t go live until next April. It had been thought the scheme would start this summer but Flood Re stressed that a date for its launch was never set and the summer time frame related to the scheme’s establishment. Brendan McCafferty, chief […]


Misery for Mavis in aftermath of festive flood

June 6, 2015

This moving first-hand account by Mavis Sawdy who was flooded has been published by the National Flood Forum and gaves an insight into the misery and hassle people face once their homes have been badly damaged by the water. The flood struck in Causeway where she lives which is an area of Romsey in Hampshire. […]


London road turned into a river by flood

May 30, 2015

Flooding can happen anywhere and at anytime as this photograph taken by Transport for London so graphically shows. Road workers are thought to have drilled through a water mains causing flooding up to 3ft deep on Green Lanes in the London borough of Haringey during the teatime peak period. Louise Fury posted a video of […]


Flood insurance nightmare should soon be over

May 24, 2015

Now the General Election is over it’s hoped people living in flood-risk areas will soon be able to get affordable flooding insurance. This is because a scheme that has taken four years to be thrashed out between the insurance industry and the Government is set to be brought into action. It is called Flood Re […]


Flooding’s deadly past points way to the future

May 16, 2015

Scientists have compiled a new database of coastal flooding in the UK over the last 100 years which they hope will provide crucial information to help prevent future flooding events. SurgeWatch contains information about 96 large storms taken from tide gauge records which record sea levels at 40 locations back to 1915. It shows the […]


PlumbSax saves the day … and damage … for people hit by leaks

May 10, 2015

A new invention called PlumbSax have proved themselves in action worldwide, saving homes and businesses countless hundreds of thousands of pounds in damage. PlumbSax  are very similar to the pioneering FloodSax sandless sandbags that look like large pillowcases and weigh just 7oz but simply soak up  water to become even more effective than traditional sandbags […]


PlumbSax is the plumber’s new mate!

FloodSax now has a new ‘sister’ product … the PlumbSax. It was devised after FloodSax inventor Richard Bailey realised FloodSax were being used to tackle leaks and spills inside homes and businesses as much as halting water flooding in from the outside. Now plumbers in the UK and other parts of the world have PlumbSax […]


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