National Flood School Launches New Video Guide

An online video has been launched to give an understanding of the training, research and best practice advice delivered by the National Flood School to support fire and flood damage restoration in the UK.

Online PR News – 18-June-2010 – – Central to the video’s content is an insight into the National Flood School’s ‘Flood House.’
This structure was built in 2001 by the National Flood School to support its work.
Believed to be the only purpose-built floodable house in Europe, the building comprises of eight rooms and 60 common household materials.
It is regularly flooded with 1500 gallons of water for research and development, as well as training purposes.
Chris Netherton, MD of The National Flood School, said: “We founded the school in 1988 to increase training opportunities and protect the public from the anguish and distress caused by poor quality restoration work.
“Our services have continued to evolve, driving new standards and promoting excellence - and this video demonstrates the wide-ranging work we carry out to achieve that standard.”
The video can be seen at the National Flood Schools own YouTube channel
More details about the National Flood School and the Flood House can be found at or by calling 01252 821185.
Notes To Editors
Recognised across the UK and Europe as a leader in the research, development, testing and education of a wide-range of techniques and systems to enhance the restoration of property damaged by flood and fire, the National Flood School was founded in 1988.
Based in Farnham, Surrey, The National Flood School shares its expertise to support and train restoration professionals and provides information and professional guidance for many other associated industries, including insurers and loss adjusters
The organisation has three specific divisions; training, consultancy and research and development.
The National Flood School has recently been appointed a Licensed Training Centre by the British Damage Management Association (BDMA).
This accreditation sees the National Flood School now offer regular courses under the BDMA Licensed Damage Management Training programme, alongside its own comprehensive training events.
It also writes and maintains the BSI Code of Practice for Professional Water Damage Mitigation (PAS 64)
Press release issued by Jane Shepherd, Shepherd PR. Contact 01538 308685/308099