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Northants building trade invited to learn about Property Flood Resilience at free event

23rd September 2021

Northants building trade invited to learn about Property Flood Resilience at free event

Eurocell, M3 Floodtec and the Ox-Cam PFR Pathfinder Project host Property Flood Resilience event in Corby on 29th September 2021

Property developers, building firms and self-builders as well as members of the public from across Northamptonshire are being invited to a special Property Flood Resilience event on Wednesday 29th September.

The event is being hosted by Eurocell – supplier of quality construction products to the trade, specifiers and homeowners, M3 Floodtec – a provider of BSI Kitemarked flood resilience products and the Ox-Cam PFR Pathfinder Project to provide free information and advice regarding flood risk and resilience measures and products. 

With flooding becoming an increasing environmental threat, the event is an opportunity to find out more about resilience interventions that can be installed in future new-build or property redevelopment projects, as well as in existing homes.

The Ox-Cam PFR Pathfinder Project is one of three national DEFRA projects, which aims to increase the effective uptake and awareness of PFR across multiple local authority areas. Its ‘Floodmobile’ demonstration vehicle will be at the event, which includes around 50 examples of practical flood resilience measures.

Representatives from Eurocell and M3 Floodtec will be available to answer questions, alongside renowned flood resilience expert Fola Ogunyoye CEng CWEM FCIWEM and representatives for the Ox-Cam PFR Pathfinder Project.

Robert Waring, Regional Manager (Eastern Region), Eurocell, said: “Flooding is an increasing risk and it is important that flood risk and resilience is considered as part of all future property development projects.  Our special Flood Resilience Day event is an opportunity for trades and self-builders to come and learn more about the steps that can be taken to help reduce the impact flooding can have.

“The Property Flood Resilience event is an ideal opportunity to see property-level flood interventions first-hand, talk to experts, and receive information on just what can be done with future projects, or with existing properties where flooding poses a potential future risk.”

All visitors will have the opportunity to enter a prize draw, for the opportunity to win a free flood risk assessment.  The event will be held between 10am and 4pm at Eurocell’s Corby branch (Unit G3 Alpha Court, Phoenix Parkway on Napier Road, Corby NN17 5DP) on Wednesday 29th September. No appointments are necessary.

For more information on the Ox-Cam Pathfinder Project, visit: https://www.floodtoolkit.com/ox-cam/ or follow the Ox-Cam PFR Pathfinder on social media: https://www.facebook.com/OxCamPFR.

 

For more details on Eurocell visit https://www.eurocell.co.uk/ and for M3 Floodtec visit: https://www.m3floodtec.com/ or follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/floodtec.


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