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EKO Barrier System

The EKO System of removable modular floodwall protection originated in 1988 in Europe to provide an economical, high quality system flood protection system for the European market. Numerous installations have been made throughout Europe and the USA and have proven through the years to be reliable, dependable and economical. None have ever failed.

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The EKO Barrier can reach up to 10 metres in height

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Prague and the EKO Barrier

The city of Prague is protected by over 15,000 m2 of EKO flood barrier which stretches over 7 kilometres around parts of the city. The barrier system was installed over a number of years to provide the level of flood protection needed with barrier heights up to 6 metres high.

    

The city of Prague is protected by over 15,000 m2 of EKO flood barrier which stretches over 7 kilometres around parts of the city. The barrier system was installed over a number of years to provide the level of flood protection needed with barrier heights up to 6 metres high.


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EKO Barrier Features

Model Name Standard
Heights Availablea Any height from 18cm to 10m
Effective Flood Protection Height1 Full Barrier Height
Percentage Freeboard2 Needed 0%
Overtopping3 OK Yes
Base Width4 Needed Up to 3 meteres depending on height
Suitable Surfaces All
1  Effective Flood Protection Height is the height of water that the barrier will withstand.

2  Freeboard is the amount of flood barrier that needs to be above the water level.

3  Overtopping is the ability of the flood barrier to withstand water overflowing the barrier.

4  Base Width is the amount of flat or nearly flat ground needed to support the barrier. It is the flood barrier's effective "width" on the ground.