Darryl Young of New Orleans blesses the clean-up workers and soldiers with the Louisiana National Guard as they work on the Tiger Dam to protect the Grand Isle from encroaching oil coming in with the high tide in Grand Isle, Louisiana
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.
With a new storm and flooding approaching Houston Texas, US Flood control Tiger Dams are ready and on call for any situation that may require immediate protection from flooding. We have Tiger Dams and crews ready to respond at a moments notice.
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.
As 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.