What is PFR?
Air Vent Protection
Flood Resilient Walls
Water Resilient Flooring
Tiled floors and skirting boards are also easier to clean compared to carpet and laminate which usually need replacing after a flood event.
Flood Resilient Kitchens
Personal or Valuable items
Traditional Defence Schemes
Permanent engineered structures, such as walls, embankments and barriers, can be constructed to manage flood risk. This type of scheme can protect a large number of homes and businesses but can be costly.
Temporary Barrier Schemes
Temporary barriers can be deployed along watercourses by the Environment Agency during flood events.
Property Flood Resilience
Includes measures such as door barriers, that can be fitted to individual buildings to reduce the risk of internal flooding
Sandbags are used widely in communities at flood risk. However, these are an ineffective form of flood protection. Sandbags do not create a watertight seal across doors and come with a range of other issues that make them unsuitable for managing flood risk.
No management of flood risk.