Here’s how FloodSax alternative sandbags have featured in the media

FloodSax alternative sandbags are constantly in the news so we thought we’d share some of the best ones with you. 

Floodsax were mentioned in The Guardian on April 17, 2024 although they were called as flood sacks around halfway down a massive feature on flooding

Although FloodSax are primarily used as sandless sandbags to prevent flooding, one of the most dramatic stories about them happened in 2015 when they were used to help defuse a World War Two bomb found in London. 

Another of the more unusual ones is a rescue service operated by owners of 4x4 vehicles which saves people from places no other vehicles can reach … and they now carry FloodSax alternative sandbags to help people in immediate danger of flooding. 

The story was about the Norfolk and Suffolk 4x4 Response Team and led to a flurry of coverage in local and regional media at the end of March 2024. Here are the links and the Eastern Daily Press covers all of East Anglia while the wonderfully-named Beccles and Bungay Journal is more local: 

This story was also picked up by Yahoo News: 

A series of storms in the autumn and winter of 2023 into 2024 led to a massive demand for FloodSax which was profiled on the Huddersfield Hub news website in January 2024: 

FloodSax were devised by Richard Bailey, managing director of Environmental Defence Systems in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, and he is keen to help charities which led to this story in November 2023 in the Yorkshire Post: 

The Scottish town of Alyth turned to FloodSax for vital emergency flood prevention after it was battered by floods and this is how The Herald in Scotland reported the story in  April 2023: 

FloodSax saved a Huddersfield junior school from severe water damage in November 2022 and was reported by Huddersfield Hub: 

FloodSax helped a young family facing a flooding nightmare during a dispute with Kirklees Council October 2022 and this was reported on the Yorkshire Live news website: 

FloodSax is a truly international product with around 3 million now sold worldwide. Many Americans now rely on FloodSax which led to this story on ABC Eyewitness News which revealed that FloodSax as one of 5 must-have gadgets to prevent flooding: 

Going back just over 10 years to 2013 the Yorkshire Post was reporting on why the USA was such a potentially large market for FloodSax: