Red Alert For Flood Defence Specialists

Adler and Allan’s flood defence and emergency response teams are on red alert, geared-up to help protect the UK’s most important infrastructure assets from the devastating flooding, which has spread across the country as a result of the worst rainfall in more than 200 years.

Ensuring the appropriate flood defences are in place is key for a range of important services; such as energy substations and highways; is essential to protect these assets, maintaining their functionality for end users, while avoiding the potential risks that flooding can indirectly cause to the environment.

Adler and Allan has BPEC certified operatives to carry out flood surveys and install systems, suitable for protecting individual buildings and critical plant, of a substation site, for example. We provide a full range of flood defence services and products that will protect electricity substations and highways from flooding, while reducing any risk to the environment, including:

  • Civil engineering capability – we carry out a range of civil works such as groundworks, excavation trenches and concreting. We handle all types of pipework, above and below ground, and install and maintain pumps, gauges and alarms.
  • Bund construction, repair and lining services – we can advise on the most economical ways of rebuilding or reinforcing bunds, including relining bunds with one our state-of-the-art lining systems.
  • Oil/water separator installation, maintenance and pumping – we can specify and install the right separators and carry-out regular servicing.
  • Remote monitoring and early warning systems – we provide a range of remote monitoring systems, including telemetry early warning systems for flooding.


…very impressed with the approach and hard work without compromising safety standards and procedures.
EDF Energy / Balfour Beatty Workplace
‘...thank you for responding to my request on a flood risk alert…I was very pleased with their attitude and response to the situation on site.’
Western Power Distribution
I would like to extend my thanks and sincere pride in what your teams have achieved...working in adverse weather, times and pressure. For this I commend your resilience.