Flood Barriers Using Glass Panels

Glass Flood barriers using glass and lightweight aluminum materials serve as both a hurricane resistance store- front glass and glazing, and full time, flood Protection. ALSO, is an engineered flood protection system per ASCE 7-05. There are no deployment problems, loose parts or storage issues.

Entry doors and other openings, not part of the Glass System, will be covered by the Savannah Systems traditional, lightweight aluminum removable flood panels to compliment the total building needs. Savannah Systems will also furnish matching windows, storefronts and curtain walls to complete the entire building.

** This product has certain limitations as to flood elevation and module sizes that must be considered before specifying. Contact Savannah Flood Protection for further details.

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Glass Flood Barriers by Savannah Flood Protection are fabricated to exacting specifications to resist the loads and impacts required. Fabrication takes place in a 60,000 s.f., state-of-the-art glass and fabrication facility located in South Florida.

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FEMA Seepage Control:

Refer to FEMA TB 3-93, page 6, par b. states that....a substantially impermeable wall, 'shall not permit accumulation of more than 4 inches of water depth during a 24 hour period if there are no devices provided for its removal. However, sump pumps shall be required to control this seepage.

1000 17th Street

Flood Glass and Flood Glass Doors have been selected to protect 1000 17th Street Retail building in Miami

Miami Beach

Walgreens Corp. has specified the Flood Resistant Glazing System by Savannah Flood Protection.

Crate & Barrel

Glass Flood Barriers were the only solution when Crate and Barrel needed both Hurricane Rated Windows and Flood Protection.



  • Flood Certificate Floodproofing Certificate for Non-Residential Structures.

    U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • FEMA Specs
    for Buildings Located in Special Flood Hazard Areas

    National Flood Insurance Program