The Retractable Flood Barrier is a sliding floodgate. It is permanently installed within existing infrastructure, then slides to seal large openings, protecting assets from flood and storm water.



  • Effective solution for small to large openings.
  • Manual and actuated options.
  • Heal safe track system.
  • Custom designed to meet site requirements.
  • Low maintenance design ensures the flood barrier remains ready to deploy at all times.
  • Can be designed to complement building facades.


  • Typically installed on driveway entry points.
  • Liftwells
  • Doorways
  • Basement entrances
  • Pedestrian access
  • Car parks, car lifts and car stackers
  • Entrances into utility or storage rooms


All FloodFree Barriers are purpose-designed, engineered and manufactured.

Project partners receive full design support to ensure the product delivered will be engineered and certified to withstand site specific worse case scenarios for expected flood water height, debris loading, deployment times etc. Design considerations include the condition of the nominated site, with options for greenfield and brownfield sites.


The FloodFree range has a minimum 25 year design life.

Minimal maintenance is required ensuring low ‘whole of life costs’.


AWMA hold international accreditations for ISO 9001; Quality, ISO 14001; Environment and ISO 45001 OH&S management.

AWMA’s Integrated Management System aims to provide a framework to deliver products and services that consistently exceed customer expectations.


The Retractable Flood Barrier travels sideways to close the gap in an existing wall, completing the isolation required to protect assets from rising water levels.

The Retractable Flood Barrier is designed to function via manual and/or actuated control.


Detailed documentation on operation, testing procedures and maintenance can be provided with all FloodFree Barriers.


Comprehensive on and/or off site training is available.