Hello, flood. We’ve been expecting you.

The year is 2016. Food and agriculture co-op Land O’Lakes just experienced a multimillion-dollar flood loss at its Midwest dairy plant, resulting in a three-month shutdown and loss of production.

Fast-forward to 2017 and a nearly identical event leaves the facility practically unscathed. What 2016 discoveries resulted in a quick loss recovery, one year later?

Sometimes, seeing truly is believing. Read More: https://bit.ly/2NsafLK

Article Courtesty of FM Global July 02, 2018 | Feature Article 

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Tiger Dams™ Fighting Floods

Twenty Reservists from across B.C. gathered at CFB Esquimalt’s Urban Search and Rescue complex to become the first military members in BB trained on a simple alternative to sandbagging.

The Tiger Dam flood control system – originally designed in Canada – fights water with water. Each 15-metre Tiger Dam section replaces about 500 sandbags and folds easily into the next one to make a continuous barrier (the province of B.C. bought enough to cover a 26-kilometre stretch). A small team can set-up a barrier in a fraction of the time it takes to make a sandbag wall and best of all, there’s no shoveling.

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Flood Prevention for Historical Sites, Monuments & Museums

Did you know that Architectural beauty is good for the soul? Beautiful design in art and structure can actually make you happy.

Monuments, museums, historical buildings, such as heritage homes and founding commercial properties, and popular landmarks are physical links to our past.

All of these are links to a town or cities historical past and provide the stepping stones to educate future generations about their storied days gone by. Flooding due to storms or high water levels can devastate these historical and architectural landmarks.

Tiger Dam™ and US Flood Control provide inflatable barriers that can divert up to 100% of floodwaters and help save important places in history.

Give us a call to find out how to have a Tiger Dam™ system ready to divert disaster when high water levels threaten in your town or city.

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Washoe County Begins Installing New Barrier Along a Stretch of Northwest Swan Lake

Washoe County started installing a new barrier, called a tiger dam, in a small section along the northwest bank of Swan Lake in Lemmon Valley.

Read More: https://bit.ly/2YO6OEC

Article courtesy of KTVN News by Brandon Fuhs

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National Flood Safety Awareness Week

Tiger Dam KelownaThis week is National Flood Safety Awareness Week and if you live in a flood plain or an area that is prone to catastrophic weather events, US Flood Control can provide industrial and homeowners with Tiger Dams™ that can save your home, business and property from any event. Don’t wait we have Tiger Dams™ in stock now!

Every year, more occur from flooding than from any other weather event.

Are you ready for a flood, flash flood or sever weather storm in your area. Protect your family and property.

Call US Flood Control and find out how our dams can keep you and your property safe.

Watch this short video from News 12 Networks »

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New York City Interim Flood Protection Measures Program

In 2016, New York City began the Interim Flood Protection Measures program, which protects critical facilities, infrastructure and low-lying areas in the city from flooding caused my major coastal storms and hurricanes.

Watch this informative video to see the role that Tiger Dams™ play in this emergency management program.

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West Vancouver Prepares for King Tide

West Vancouver Flooding & Tiger Dam™West Vancouver’s Silk Purse Gallery and Music Box buildings are encircled by a “Tiger Dam” to prevent possible flooding from rising seawater due to the combination of an impending king tide and stormy weather conditions anticipated in the upcoming week. According to this article by North Shore News online.

Read More… https://bit.ly/2zzjaFN

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Tiger Dam™ Flexibility

One of the great attributes of Tiger Dams™ is their flexibility. Not just that the dams themselves are flexible which makes them easy to maneuver, but also in their ability to be used in any situation where rising water presents a danger to property. Read more here about the many applications of Tiger Dams™

This time lapse video shows a crew easily putting in a Tiger Dams™ system in Sugarland, Texas ahead of Tropical Storm Bill to protect a community from eminent flooding.

Real time for this video is between three and four hours.

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Containment for Sewage

Us-Flood-Control-Sewer-OverflowMany cities in older areas have combined sewer systems (sewage and storm water). During peak rain events, the system cannot handle the capacity and spill fertilizers, automotive chemicals and oils, pesticides, and trash run off from the streets down into the sewers directly into the river system, bypassing the sewage treatment. Containment, specifically placed could control large volumes of water accumulation to reduce the threat of the combined system reaching its capacity causing raw sewage from going into the river system.

It is estimated that over 860 billion gallons of this cocktail of sewage escapes sewer systems across the country

Tiger Dams™, can combat the effects of overflowing sewer systems and keep these hazardous wastes from finding their way into rivers and drinking water.

For more information on using Tiger Dams™ for sewage containment give us a call.

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