Global patent index - EP 1009882 A1

EP 1009882 A1 2000-06-21 - FLOOD PREVENTION BARRIER APPARATUS

Title (en)

FLOOD PREVENTION BARRIER APPARATUS

Title (de)

HOCHWASSERSCHUTZBARRIERE

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF POUR LA PREVENTION DES INONDATIONS

Publication

EP 1009882 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99929549 A

Priority

  • GB 9902116 W
  • GB 9814454 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0001892A1] A flood prevention apparatus for installation adjacent to a water course which is prone to flooding, comprising one or more flood prevention barriers. Each barrier comprising a buoyant wall section (3, 33, 72, 102) supported such that as the level of the water course (6) rises beyond a predetermined level, the wall section rises under the action of buoyancy with the level of the water course, so as to provide a flood wall and retain the water in the water course. The wall sections are mounted in troughs (2, 32) or on floats (103) free to rise in casings. Seals (41, 42, 43, 44, 113) are provided around the wall such that water from the water course can surround the lower part of the wall but cannot flow up past the wall. Seals (60) are also provided between adjacent wall sections.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

E02B 3/10

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

E02B 3/10 (2006.01); E02B 7/20 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

E02B 3/104 (2013.01); E02B 7/205 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0001892A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 0001892 A1 20000113; AU 4633899 A 20000124; EP 1009882 A1 20000621; GB 9814454 D0 19980902

INPADOC legal status

2005-11-30 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

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- Effective date: 20050531

2003-05-02 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

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- Effective date: 20030313

2000-06-21 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

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- Effective date: 20000403

2000-06-21 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

2000-06-21 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

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