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Water-Gate™ Self-inflating Barrier

The Water-Gate™ is a portable, self-inflating, reusable water barrier that can be used in place of traditional methods, such as sandbags, rock, or dirt dams. The Water-Gate™ can be installed or removed in minutes and easily packed and reused for a different application.

Water-Gate can be carried by one person

The portable barrier can be transported by vehicle to the required site or smaller barriers are light enough to be carried by a person. The Water-Gate™ can be installed by one person, with the barrier available in several lengths and heights and can be linked together to create longer sections.

The Water-Gate™ can be used in multiple situations like flood control, creating reservoirs and dams, waterway diversions and even chemical spill containment.

Water-Gate deploys rapidly Water-Gate for Dams
Rapid Deployment Creating Dams
Water-Gate for floods Water-Gate diverts water
Flood Control Waterway Diversion
Water-Gate contains pollution
Pollution Containment

The barriers come in various lengths ranging from 9.1 m (30 ft) to 15.2m (50 ft) and heights from 0 .15m (½ ft) through 1.5m (5 ft)

Water-Gate™ Barrier Categories

Water-Gate™ System Features

Heights Available* 0.35m 0.50m 0.67m 1.0m 1.3m 1.5m
Effective Flood Protection Height1 0.35m 0.50m 0.67m 1.0m 1.3m 1.5m
Percentage Freeboard2 Needed 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Lengths Available 7.6m & 15.2m 9.1m & 15.2m 9.1m & 15.2m 9.1m & 15.2m 9.1m & 15.2m 9.1m & 15.2m
WL Weight of 15 metre length (dry) 56kg 67kg 82kg 148kg 184kg 214kg
WA Weight of 15 metre length (dry) 27kg 38kg 50kg 115kg 152kg 183kg
Overtopping3 OK Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Base Width4 Needed 1.5m 1.8m 2.5m 4.0m 5.4m 6.1m
* Model WA is available in heights of 0.15m, 0.38m, 0.53m, 0.71m, 1.0m, 1.3m, and 1.5m
Suitable Surfaces Asphalt, Concrete, Paving, Grass, Soil, River & Stream Beds
1  Effective Flood Protection Height is the height of water that the barrier will withstand. In the case of the Aqua-Barrier™ this height includes any wave action.

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.