Flood protection, Steel sheet piling in dike building
Steel sheet piling in dike building. Safety and cost-efficiency combined.
For decades, steel sheet piling has been the classic solution for flood protection. These proven products can be used as permanent or temporary system and allow a situation-specific response to flood risks.
In a flood, dikes are subject to enormous loads. Often they are no longer capable of meeting these loads as the increasing regularity of a flood disasters was not foreseen by their builders.
Here, steel sheet piling offers an efficient and cost effective solution because it can be installed quickly and easily in both, existing and new dikes to stabilize and seal the dike and increase its load-bearing capacity.
Depending on landscaping goals, the sheet piling can be installed either invisibly or as a visible dike raising solution.
Ecological reasons also clearly favor the use of sheet pile walls. As 100% steel products they are particularly environment-friendly as they are removed without residues and reused.
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