In order to mitigate flooding in Glasthule Village from sewer overflows during storm events, a CSO outfall to the sea was constructed as an interim measure. A CheckMate non-return valve was identified as the best product for installation on the CSO outfall pipe to prevent backflow from the sea entering the sewer system. The low headloss of the CheckMate valve meant that a pumped solution was not necessary.Read More
*Updated and re-published 27 January 2016
Between 1995 & 2009, Clonmel Town suffered severe flooding on a regular basis from the River Suir and its tributaries. Tideflex valves made a crucial contribution to the design & construction of this important flood defence scheme, being installed where traditional flap valves posed a risk. The scheme, and the valves, performed admirably during the major floods over the 2015/2016 Christmas period, considered its first significant flood test.
The coal harbour at Dun Laoghaire dates from the 18th Century and the outfall of the culverted watercourse seemed a simple solution. However, the outfall was constantly experiencing blockages due to sand and rocks being swept into the outfall chamber. A Tideflex duckbill valve was proposed by MeasurIT as the most practical solution and this has been working without incident since 2006.Read More