Sandbags to protect assets

7 February 2023
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You can protect a building from flooding by temporarily positioning sandbags. This is an effective and frequently used measure.

• Applicable to buildings, utilities, products, goods, factories, installations, infrastructure and equipment;
• Crisis management;
• Temporary measure;
• Small investment;
• Prevents economic damage;
• Applicable at flood depths up to approx. 50 cm.

Sandbags to protect assets

Make the preparations for this measure in good time before a flood. Working with sandbags and other temporary defences requires good organisation with regard to stock management, storage and the personnel needed.

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You can take these measures to improve your flood protection. The focus here is on generic descriptions of the measures in question. If you have questions about applying the measures on your site, please contact the Flood Risk Management Team.

No rights can be derived from the measures. See also the disclaimer.