Effective flood barrier to prevent damage
BoxBarrier® - sistema temporal contra inundaciones BoxBarrier® - Opening FloodProof HollandCreate a flood barrier for a large area within hoursEmergency flood barrier systemsFloods account for half of all deaths caused by natural disastersWater Board Rijnland practises with BoxBarrier®Water Board Noorderzijlvest practises with BoxBarrier


BoxBarrier® is a new temporary flood defence system that is characterised by its flexibility and easiness

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Opening FloodProof Holland

17th June 2013
Official Opening Test- and Demonstration Site for Temporary Flood Defence Systems

Prevent damage due to flooding

With BoxBarrier® you can create a flood barrier for a large area within hours

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Emergency flood barrier

Emergency flood barrier systems are required, when the level of the primary flood defence system is not adequate or at locations without flood defence system

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Flood frequency is rising

Nowadays floods account for half of all casualties caused by natural disasters, but the frequency and magnitude of flooding is likely to increase for the coming generations

Water Board Rijnland practises with BoxBarrier®

Water Board Noorderzijlvest practises with BoxBarrier®

BoxBarrier Benefits

A few of the many benefits of the BoxBarrier® are listed below.

BoxBarrier is a patented product

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Vice President EU visits FloodProof Holland

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Floodbarrier with Efficient Storage

Efficient storage

The compact shape and stackability which facilitate efficient storage and easy transport make BoxBarrier one of the most efficient flood control systems. The BoxBarrier can be stacked up to 20 units high and stored outside.

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Easy Transportable barriers

Easy transport

As the BoxBarrier is light weight and retains water with water, transport of the BoxBarrier can be done by light equipment, like a Quad with trailer or a light weight open boat. This is why Boxbarrier is also an ideal flood barrier for homes.

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easy to place flood barriers

Quick & easy placement

The placement rate of the BoxBarrier is 100m per hour with a team of 3 men. The water can be pumped into the BoxBarrier by using a simple pump: 100 m of BoxBarrier can be filled in one hour by a 30 m3/hr pump.

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Do you have questions about Boxbarrier®? Do you want to order Boxbarrier® in large quantities to protect whole areas against flooding? Not sure whether Boxbarrier is suitable in your situation? Don't hesitate to contact us!

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How to purchase?

You can contact us through Contact at the mainpage of this site. 

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Is it useful in my situation?

Can Boxbarrier® protect my home? Can the flood barrier be placed in already inundated areas? On what surfaces can Boxbarrier® be installed? Have a look at how we can keep your property dry.

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Vice President EU visits FloodProof Holland


On the 14th of June 2016 Vice President of the EU, Frans Timmermans, visited FloodProof Holland where he was introduced to several innovations in the field of temporary flood protection systems such as the BoxBarrier.

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BoxBarrier installed at flooded water treatment plant in Sydney


Large floods in NSW, Australia, during the past days have also resulted in large problems in Sydney. Bluemont is helping a flooded water treatment plant with their Hytrans Hydraulic pumps. The BoxBarriers are being used to mend a breached levee at location.

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BoxBarrier takes part in Hackathon demo


Waterboard Delfland in Holland raised the request to test various temporary flood defence systems in a simulated civil area of which the actual area of interest lies near the New Waterway (cities like Maassluis or Vlaardingen). To simulate this, objects have been located in the water basins of FloodProof Holland, consisting of a modelled curb and a wall. The request for every representative of the temporary flood defence system was to create a proper functioning system when these objects were in position. The BoxBarrier system performed properly under these conditions making use of additional elements such as wall and corner pieces.

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