Temporary water-filled barriers keep some streets from flooding in Key Largo

KEY LARGO, Fla. – A new flood control measure was keeping some Key Largo streets dry while tides were higher than usual on Wednesday

Cheryl Whitmer, of U.S. Flood Control, had workers install temporary water-filled barriers in two low-lying neighborhoods: Twin Lakes and Stillwright Point.

“The Tiger Dam System is comprised of 50-foot sections of flood barrier that interlock together to create a seamless flood protection dam,” Whitmer said about the reusable dam workers placed along South Blackwater Lane.

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Temporary water-filled barriers keep some streets from flooding in Key Largo

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Tropical Storm Isaias Spurs NYC to Deploy Temporary Flood Barriers

NYC to deploy temporary flood barriers, de Blasio says city ‘not taking any chances’

Inflatable flood protection barriers were set up in Lower Manhattan on Monday as New York City officials are preparing for any possible storm surge from Tropical Storm Isaias.

The National Weather Service (NWS) said that a tropical storm warning is now in effect for the nation’s largest city, with the potential for winds gusting up to 70 mph and several inches of rain.

“We are not taking any chances at all,” New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday.

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NYC Deploys Tiger Dams

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Tiger Dams in Action Hurricane Isaias

Tiger Dams in Action Hurricane Isaias

Utter devistaion on Oak Island, North Carolina as New York City and Tiger Dams™ get ready to protect many areas including the 911 Memorial Center from the onslaught of hurricane Isaias.
Footage courtesy of Inside Edition

 

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Tiger Dam World Trade Center

Taking steps to protect the 911 Memorial World Trade Center with U.S.Flood Control & Tiger Dam™ systems.

Narrated by Tony Locasto, Chief Engineer, 911 Memorial and Cheryl Witmer of U.S. Flood Control this short video gives a narrative of the construction and implementation of Tiger Dam™ in place as the crew set up in a mock flood situation.

 

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Be Prepared for Flooding

Be Prepared for Flooding

Preparedness is one of the most important when trying to prevent flooding.

After incurring damage during Hurricane Irma, the Cummer Museum in Jacksonville Florida realized that they were in a very vulnerable spot and more prone to flooding.

They turned to US Flood control to bring Tiger Dam  to Jacksonville and set up a perimeter to protect the museum from the projected onslaught of Hurricane Damian.

Thankfully the course of the hurricane turned and Jacksonville was not hit and the museum now has a Tiger Dam™ world class flood protection system that can be implemented if needed in the future.

US Flood Control & Tiger Dam are on call 24/7 and can be reached for emergency at 866-852-1118

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