Flood Measures: Physical Infrastructure - Deployables


Deployables
DESCRIPTION:
Structures and elements that are placed and sited in advance of a storm event to provide flood protection barrier at their specific location. Some deployables are stored and have to be manually spaced and set up by a team of workers in the event of a flood. Others are embedded into the environment and mechanically operated to automatically provide flood protection in the event of a large storm.


SHORELINE LOCATION:
Upland or Asset Specific
DESIGN LIFE

Temporary


ADAPTABILITY

Low

IMPACT ON THE WATERFRONT

Major Intervention

CONSTRUCTION COST

TBD


COASTAL FLOOD HAZARDS MITIGATED:
Sea Level Rise
Storm Surge
Groundwater
Waves
Erosion


Types of Deployables
Inflatables


Post and Panel


Mechanical and Bouyant Gates


Sand Bags




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Deployables
DESCRIPTION:
Structures and elements that are placed and sited in advance of a storm event to provide flood protection barrier at their specific location. Some deployables are stored and have to be manually spaced and set up by a team of workers in the event of a flood. Others are embedded into the environment and mechanically operated to automatically provide flood protection in the event of a large storm.


SHORELINE LOCATION:
Upland or Asset Specific
DESIGN LIFE

Temporary


ADAPTABILITY

Low

IMPACT ON THE WATERFRONT

Major Intervention

CONSTRUCTION COST

TBD


COASTAL FLOOD HAZARDS MITIGATED:
Sea Level Rise
Storm Surge
Groundwater
Waves
Erosion


Types of Deployables
Inflatables


Post and Panel


Mechanical and Bouyant Gates


Sand Bags




Download the Deployables Factsheet.

Learn about other types of measures from our Measures Explorer page.