Flood Protection Flood Protection

Flood Protection

INNOVATIVE NEW PRODUCTS NOW AVAILABLE FROM HOWARTH TIMBER & BUILDING SUPPLIES!

The modern way to create a highly effective barrier against the threat of flood water in domestic and commercial properties. The Hydrosack and Hydrosnake products provide a 21st century substitute to traditional cumbersome sandbags!

Hydrosnake
Simple to use and lightweight, HydroSnake has the ability to absorb up to 20 litres of water or sewage and, thereafter, hold back further excess.

Before use the HydroSnake weighs less than half a kilo. On contact with water the super absorbent polymer crystallises and expands to hold up to 40 times its own weight. HydroSnake is an essential accessory for plumbers or wherever there is danger of flooding. They will retain their bulk for up to three months and are Eco-friendly - to dispose of, simply slit the pads and release the contents into the earth or sewage.

Hydrosack
When soaked with water, before installation, each HydroSack absorbs up to 20 litres of water... it lets the water in, but refuses to let the water out, even when punctured and when built into layers!

A HydroSack wall produces a highly effective barrier to flood water. But that’s only the first benefit… Before use each HydroSack weighs a mere kilogram. Being so light, they are fast and easy to handle and place into key positions, and when flooding threatens every second counts. HydroSack is available in various colours according to the situation required and features sturdy handles for easy movement, especially useful in emergency conditions.

 

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