Walmart building & Tiger Dam

Walmart building a “tiger dam” around the supercenter off Kelley HWY in Fort Smith.

The tubes are filled with water that will protect the store from flood waters outside.

This specific store was built upon 100-year flood numbers because of the flood plain around it. So far their own retaining wall has worked. The water is still expected to rise a few more inches to crest at 41 FT.

Courtesy of Meteorologist Matt Standridge

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Hurricane Dorian: Cummer hopes temporary seawall will protect famous gardens

With Hurricane Dorian approaching, the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens in Jacksonville will put up an inflatable temporary seawall along the St. Johns River. It’s designed to prevent the kind of flooding that ruined much of its famed gardens during Hurricane Irma.

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Article Courtesy of: Florida Times Union Buy Matt Soergel

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Tiger Dam Flood Control System

US Flood Control Tiger Dams KelownaAs Dorian makes its way towards land, I would like to let you know that we have Tiger Dam stockpiled and ready to mobilize.

Please reach out to me directly with any questions or requests.

Visit our website at – www.USFloodControl.com and see the Tiger Dams in use at – https://usfloodcontrol.com/tiger-dams-in-action/

USFC has worked closely with government agencies, municipalities, along with public and private companies on their flood mitigation planning for almost twenty years.

The Tiger Dams System is:

        

  • Temporary water filled flood barriers.
  • FM Approved. Platinum Certified.
  • Reusable. Lifespan of 17-20 years, with repeated use.
  • Rapidly deployed.
  • Standard 50ft long each, joins seamlessly together to create any length of barrier
  • Tubes available in four standard heights – 18”, 24”, 36” and 42”. Stacking in a pyramid configuration allows the tubes to reach up to 32ft high.
  • Flexible – the dams can be bent and turned as much as 90 degree angles
  • Commonly used for Flood protection, Water diversion, Retention ponds, Haz-Mat containment, Dewatering projects,
    and other Construction projects.
  • Made in the USA and shipped globally.

  

Kind regards, 

Cheryl Witmer
Sales Director
US Flood Control Corp.
504.235.5233
www.USFloodControl.com
emergency – Toll Free: (866)852-1118

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NYC Will Deploy Temporary Snake-Like Barriers & ‘Tiger Dams’ To Prevent Flooding

Tiger DamsAs atmospheric warming gallops forward, and as the waters rise all around us, hurricane season poses an increasingly dire threat to NYC. With calamity looming in the near-to-middle future, the city has long-term plans to fortify Manhattan’s lower half to thwart tides and storm surge.

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Article courtesy of gothamist.com, News by Claire Lampen

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Terrebonne installs temporary levees in Gibson, Bayou Black

The smell of rubber filled the air on Tuesday as about 20 National Guard soldiers unrolled temporary dams that will be used to protect portions of North Bayou Black Drive from further flooding.

Terrebonne Parish received funding for nearly 2.5 miles worth of Tiger Dams, or temporary levees that are inflated with water, from the state. Local fire departments will fill these dams with water.

They are the latest in the effort to mitigate flooding that the expected opening the Morganza Spillway on Sunday may cause.

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Article courtesy of Dailycommet.com News by Halle Parker / Staff Write

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