Flood Alleviation

Having worked on many flood alleviation and dewatering programmes, Groundforce is best placed to deliver a full complement of products to service every stage of work.

Industry packages include the high quality and bespoke design schemes often necessary within this complex and difficult sector. Groundforce supply interlocking Steel Sheet Piles for retaining walls and to create a water barrier, whereas Rolling Strut Slide Rail Systems provide an alternative where piling systems may not be suitable due to poor ground conditions and other influencing factors.

Shorflo is the pumps division of Groundforce, supplying the latest technology in pumping and dredging equipment. We work alongside water authorities, civil engineering and construction companies to maintain operations where water poses a problem. Our experts will help you choose the right pump for your needs. Shorflo Pumps are available in a range of sizes and operate with low noise emissions, automatic level switching and excellent fuel consumption.

Groundforce are a leading company in providing solutions where cofferdams are required and have extensive experience in successful collaboration with cofferdam projects; specialising in the control and retention of water within weirs, river systems and coastal defence schemes. Such projects demand high strength bracing systems and Groundforce’s Mega Brace used in conjunction with Hydraulic Props and Struts are an ideal solution where high loads are present.

For large diameter pipes and chamber installations, we now supply a new 10m long Drag Box alongside new product 5m versions of our Manhole and Trench Boxes. These allow fast, cost effective solutions, especially where volumes of diverted water is critical in protecting residential, commercial or industrial units. 

Jobs of interest:

Hydro-electric plant on the River Wear

Replacement on Molesey Wier