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HAWCE Site Visit – Flood Defence

M3 Floodtec provide flood protection for Infrastructure, Industrial, Commercial and Residential properties. We aim to protect all potential areas of water ingress both above and below ground. Operating throughout the UK and Globally from our base in Droitwich with a suite of registered designs and patent protected flood defence products that are independently tested by the BSI and proven to be flood resistant. All our products are specifically designed to keep flood water out of properties and away from critical infrastructure.

BSI Approved Testing and Demonstrations Facility

As a leader in our field, we are constantly pushing the boundaries of innovation to address the needs of an ever-changing environment. Fundamental to this programme of development is our ability to access state of the art testing facilities for both domestic and commercial flood resilience products.

Our Worcestershire head office is home to a BSI approved Research & Development testing facility that is available to flood resilience manufacturers to test their products to BSI BS 851188 standard.

The introduction of the new British Standard BS 851188 sets goals that suppliers must reach, and more customers are now insisting on BSI KitemarkTM Certified products. Our commitment to being able to supply certified products is absolute and backed by investment in a state-of-the-art test facility in Droitwich.

This facility can test product to the new standard as well as demonstrating to Clients what can be achieved in regard to property flood protection.

Our target is to be able to offer the test facility to existing and new manufacturers to validate products prior to formal accreditation and is now used by BSI to utilise the tank as their prime test facility to undertake formal kitemark certification.

Speaker – M3 Floodtec CEO – Peter Marchant B.Eng.

Over 47 years’ experience in Water infrastructure construction and civil engineering spanning: – specialist Tunnelling construction and Tunneline rehabilitation lining, Flood alleviation and mitigation, Steel welded pipelines, transfer aqueducts, mechanical tunnelling and trenchless technology solutions, Roads and Bridge construction, Water Utilities infrastructure, Water storage, Reservoir construction and rehabilitation. Mobile telecommunications- infrastructure design and build, framework maintenance. Logistics management, M&E installation, Process installation, Building and Construction Design, Acquisition, Construction, and post build activity through final accounts with Clients at all levels.
Managing operational functionality from first concept through to final completion.

Key business experience:

• 47 years construction experience
• Whole life project delivery to time, safety and cost budgets
• Team building and organisational optimisation
• Feasibility & strategic planning
• Market development of specialist construction technology systems
• Safety risk management and current legislation
• Value and concept engineering, tendering and bid presentation
• Planning & programming
• Temporary & permanent works design
• Environmental and ergonomic impact assessment
• Internal/external SLA, SLC strategy with customer relation management programs
• KPI performance management systems and benchmarking
• ISO 9001 – 2000 – EFQM & objectives- balanced scorecard assessment
• ISO 14001 practice
• Registered auditor to SAI global accreditation

Peter will provide an overview of the Flood Sector and the M3 Floodtec business. We’ll then provide a full demonstration of the BSI approved Test Rig and the Flood House, where visitors can experience flood resilience from either inside or outside the Flood House.

We’ll close with a review of the Case Studies displayed in the Test Facility and answer any questions visitors may have throughout the visit.

The facility has been visited in the last few months by DEFRA, The Environment Agency, New Build Developers, Utility Companies and the Insurance Sector.

Event Details

  • Date: 7th April
  • Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Event Category: Regional
  • Venue: M3 Global Flood Technologies Ltd

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