As a specialist EICA provider in the Flood defence sector, IES provide cost-effective bespoke solutions of Integrated Industrial Control and Automation Systems. IES can deliver the full EICA scope with our in-house resources of Design, HV/LV Installation, Switchgear / Motor Control Centre manufacture as well as PLC, HMI and SCADA Visualisation packages. Our qualified Electrical Engineers are the single point of contact through the project life-cycle providing the experience, knowledge and enthusiasm to successfully deliver large and small projects on time and in budget.

Artists impression of the Boston Barrier

IES have successfully completed the following EA projects: Wixoe Pumping Station, Saddlers Mill, Salmons Brook and Dartford Creek Barrier. Also the Thames Weirs: Cookham, Romney, Caversham, Mapledurham.

IES are currently working on the Boston tidal barrier. This £100M scheme to be delivered in 2019 will provide improved flood protection for over 20,000 homes and businesses from tidal surges such as the 2013 event which flooded over 820 homes and businesses.

IES are working closely with BMMJV in providing a turnkey electrical solution of the EICA scope. A Siemens S7-1500H high availability redundant control system has been designed to provide reliable and safe operation of the barrier.

Solutions Delivered

  • In-house design and manufacture of low voltage switchgear, motor control centres, distribution boards
  • Automation and control system design and manufacture of SCADA, PLC, DCS, HMI, VSD systems
  • Electrical installation
  • Commissioning & Training
  • Support contracts
  • Turnkey EICA projects