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WE SAY: Car park flood invention addresses real need

THE need for clever University of the Sunshine Coast engineering student Scott Roy’s flood wall device to stop basement car park inundation is a reminder of the realities of living on coastal flood plains. Adaptive devices like the one he’s patented are...

Stopping flooding – with no moving parts!

Scott Roy has always been a bit of an inventor. He used to be a plumber, but he’s now studying civil engineering at the University of the Sunshine Coast. He’s just invented an ingenious device that could revolutionise flood defence. From underground car...

Flood barrier to stop car park disasters

Sunshine Coast University engineering student Scott Roy created the product, Flo Defence, after rainfall flooded Maroochydore in March 2012, inundating underground car parks in Sixth Avenue. The device, designed like a vertical underground pit, runs the width of the...

Stormwater seal sees Engineering student top the state

A University of the Sunshine Coast student’s ground-breaking flood mitigation project has earned him a competitive state-wide water industry award. Final-year Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) student Scott Roy was announced the winner of the Australian Water...

Welcome

Flow Defence is an Australian based company specialising in the design and construction of flood barrier products. The Hydrostatic Fluid Containment System (HFCS) is a passive flood barrier designed to not open prematurely and restrict access of vehicles or...