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Use HydroSnake when flood prevention and direction of excess water is needed.
The HydroSnake has the ability to absorb up to 20 litres of water or sewage and thereafter hold back further excess.
Before use the HydroSnake weighs less than half a kilo. On contact with the water the super absorbent polymer crystallises and expands to hold up to 40 times its own weight.
HydroSnakes are an essential accessory for plumbers or wherever there is danger of flooding. They will retain their bulk for up to 3 months and are Eco-friendly – to dispose of used Hydrosnakes, simply slit the pads and release the contents into the earth or sewage.
Besides the terrible damage floodwater does to a household, the flood-water itself can be a source of contamination because of sewage and associated bacterial infection. Traditional sandbags become soaked with this bacteria, adding more disposal problems. Hydrosnakes can be pre-soaked with clean water, and when full, the polymer crystalises, creating an effective barrier which neither absorbs or releases flood water. When the foods eventually subside, simply slit the pockets on the Snake, and the contents can be released into the garden, as it doesn’t retain floodwater and is completely harmless to the environment.
• Each snake absorbs up to 20 litres of water
• Lightweight and easy to handle
• Easy to lift and place
• Acts as an instant flood barrier
• Can be used to redirect or channel water
• Non-toxic and environmentally friendly
• Manufactured in the UK
• Each pack contains 2 x Hydrosnakes
Flood containment and prevention
Absorption: 15-20 Litres
Inflation Time: 2-3 minutes
Weight before absoption: 0.5kg
Weight After absorption: 15-20 Kgs
Outer Fabric: Non woven, polypropylene, Hydrophilic finish
Internal Pads: Pads x 9 per sack, super absorbent polymer (SAP) Pulp Non toxic, ECO friendly
Flood Water Depth: 50mm of water per snake
Flood water Length: 1400mm per snake