Tournesol Property Care in France offer property management services, specialising in expat homes, including a former water mill, with a water channel beneath it. Water rises rapidly after heavy rain, potentially flooding the mill and surrounding fields. Level is controlled by three manual lock gates.
SpatialMatrix specialise in geographic information systems. The Oyan Dam in Nigeria is managed and authorities can open valves to release excess water downstream, if levels rise beyond capacity. If the river is already high, water can back-up village drainage channels and flood homes, businesses and farms.
Cockermouth has suffered severe flooding events in recent history. The Environment Agency were looking for the most efficient, cost effective and sustainable solution to provide protection for a ‘one-in-100-year event’.