Filter units for flood EA defence schemes

Filter units installed on the Croston Flood Risk Management Scheme The Environment Agency along with WEM Framework contractors VBA (Volkerstevin, Boskalis & Atkins) have specified 2T filter unit rock bags for the large flood risk management scheme currently being constructed to reduce the flood risk to Croston Village. Located in the central west region of Lancashire,  Croston Village has been…

Read More

Galgorm Castle Golf Club Install 2T Rock Bags

During February this year the green keepers at Galgorm Castle Golf club installed 2 Tonne filter units for protection of bridge foundations and sections of the river bank that have been eroded over a period of time. Access to the work areas was restricted and it was important that they utilised a system that could be easily installed without inflicting…

Read More

Rivers Agency install filter units in Camlough

Over the past few years the Rivers Agency has been utilising the filter units system for a number of different projects throughout Northern Ireland. The most recent of these was temporary application to protect the foundations of an abutment which had been experiencing high volumes of water due the winter season rainfall and the overflow from Camlough Lake. Excessive flows…

Read More

Filter Unit System Mark 2 For River Mole!

filter unit

Ridgeway have again provided our Rock Bags filter unit system for additional work that has taken place on the river Mole. This has followed on from the bags that were installed at the same site in April 2013. The Environment Agency has shown their confidence in the Filter Unit system with their design team advising the use of the Rock…

Read More

Boskalis Install Filter Units on Sea Coastal Defence Scheme

In December 2014, Boskalis Westminster UK installed 4T Eco-green filter units to allow water to flow freely from a number of outlet pipes located along the sea front of the Clacton and Holland-on-Sea beaches.    The filter unit is a scour protection solution, however, innovative thinking from the consulting engineers, Mott MacDonald, recognised the filter units versatility and applied it for…

Read More