A BBC UK news item recently showed repair to the banks of the River Mole in Surrey, using Rockbags, after the devastation caused by the floods just a few months ago. The repair involved the installation of filter units to rebuild the banks as a short term solution. Feel free to watch the video below, it is credited to the BBC and you can view their news page on this link.
The filter unit is simple, constructed of recycled synthetic material and filled with stones it protects marine structures from scouring processes while harnessing and maintaining the marine environment. Boasting a one point lifting ring it provides a more cost effective method in comparison to traditional solutions. Its natural flexibility makes it very adaptable to the undulating topography of river and sea beds making it a key product for offshore and marine civil works. The cost per unit and installation savings combined with positive environmental impact leads to substantial cost reduction on projects. Filter unit net is made from 61% recycled plastic bottles and are 100% environmentally friendly.