WaterWall Case Studies

Case Study 1 - Kent

Caro FDS were delighted to secure a project, which involved supplying both WaterWall and WaterDoor Barriers for the Dover Port Authority. Completed at the end of 2007, the barriers provided the perfect solution for dealing with flood waters during the 'off-season'.

Client Name: Dover Port Authority

Type of Project: Commercial

Location: Kent, United Kingdom

Specification:
All barriers supplied 0.4m high
2 x WaterDoor Barriers - ranging from 0.93m to 1.36m wide 
9 x WaterWall Barriers - ranging from 1.6m to 11m wide

 
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Case Study 2 - Gloucestershire

Caro FDS were approached by the local council in Gloucester to provide a flood protection solution to three openings situated adjacent to the City's Quayside. The barriers needed to be robust enough to cope with the swelling waters of the Quay as well as being manufactured to a specific height to match that of the existing walls.

Client Name: Mr B

Type of Project: Local Authority

Location: Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

Specification:
All barriers supplied 0.5m high*
1 x WaterDoor Barrier
- 1.36m wide
2 x WaterWall Barriers
- ranging from 2.42m to 3.76m wide

* Aluminium Panels for the WaterDoor and WaterWall are manufactured in heights of 0.2m as standard, but Caro FDS can produce non-standard heights as "specials", as demonstrated in this particular project.
 
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Case Study 3 - Cambridgeshire

One of England's finest coaching inns situated in a small village in Cambridgeshire required a demountable system to hold back the flood waters of the nearby River Nene. Caro FDS were delighted to provide the perfect solution for protecting this picturesque 17th century building.

Client Name: Mr M.

Type of Project: 17th Century Hotel

Location: Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

Specification:
All WaterWall barriers supplied at 0.8m high
 
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Case Study 4 - Gloucestershire

After the devastating floods of July 2007, Caro FDS provided flood protection equipment for the local council offices in Gloucestershire. With its in-house foundry, Caro FDS were also able to provide bespoke 'hinged' flood barriers, which were tailored to the client's exact needs.


Client Name: Gloucestershire County Council

Type of Project: Local Authority

Location: Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

Specification:
All barriers supplied 1.2m high
10 x Barriers
- ranging from 0.98m to 5.4m wide
 
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Case Study 5 - Avon

Surrounded by the River Avon, this six-storey development in the heart of Bristol City Centre required a number of reliable and robust flood barriers to protect its retail and office clientele. The Caro FDS range of WaterDoor and WaterWall systems offered the perfect solution for the client.

Client Name: Mr T.

Type of Project: Commercial

Location: Bristol, United Kingdom

Specification:
All barriers supplied 0.6m high8 x Barriers - ranging from 1.195m to 12.28m wide
 
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