Research and analysis

Field trial of a demountable flood defence system between urban structures

This report describes a pilot project in which a demountable flood defence system was operational in the city of York, in spring 2008, to protect 14 houses from the flooding of the River Ouse.

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Science Summary - Field trial of a demountable flood defence system between urban structures

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The case study project shows what issues may be faced during the planning and installation of demountable flood defences in urban areas. The results should be of interest to asset managers, flood risk managers and companies commercially developing flood risk management products.

Published 1 October 2008