Flooding & Home Protection

US Flood Coontrol Home Owners KitFloods are among Earth’s most common–and most destructive–natural hazards.

With as many as 19 major floods in a year and hundreds more minor floods causing millions of dollars in damage to property and infrastructure flooding is one of the worlds most destructive natural disasters.

Every year close to 100 people lose their life due to flooding.

If you live in an area prone to flooding keeping your property and family safe is a priority.

US Flood Control has a quick economic solution to personal flood protection.

Visit our Home Owners Kit page and see how this simple to use dam can protect you home from flood damage.

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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.

Read More: https://bit.ly/2Xe9lXx

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

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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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How Prepared For Flooding Are You?

US Flodd Control Flood StrategyAccording to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration the U.S. is experiencing more coastal flooding than ever.

In the coming year, “Records are expected to be broken” according to this article https://bit.ly/2RPjy9t at grist.

With that in mind what is your flooding strategy if you live or have a business in any of the coastal areas highlighted in this article?

US Flood Control & Tiger Dam ™ have emergency systems and plan for all types of flooding events.

Contact us at (866) 852-1118 for inflatable dam purchases or team training events and be ready for the flood.

Article courtesy of Greta Jochem of grist.

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Flood Control Homeowners Unit Kit

This new product for home owners by Tiger Dams™ is now available. No need for heavy, smelly, ugly and contaminated sandbags that don’t work anyway. You can us the Mini Tiger Box over and over again. Installs easy and disassembles and stores with no hassle.

Keep your home, office or storefront space dry with this made in the USA product. It’s made in the USA so you know you can depend on it to do the job right.

“Made in USA” is a label protected by the Federal Trade Commission, or FTC. In order for an item to be called such, the item must be made within the United States’ borders from “all or virtually all” American parts.

Features:

  1. 30 inches long x 8 inches wide x 8 inches high
  2. Fill with standard garden hose, takes several minutes to fill depending on water pressure and can be drained within seconds when opened
  3. Made from industrial strength poly
  4. Mini Tiger Box can be used during all seasons (can be frozen)
  5. Simply empty when done with cap off, hang to dry on garage hook. Disassemble and fold up in bag for easy storage and re-use when needed

For more information go to our Homeowners Kit Page to order your Kit now!

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Are Tiger Dams the Answer

Memories of Super Storm Sandy returned as Tamara Andreatta, RIOC’s Director of Asset Management, drove a group of us around Roosevelt Island while Frank Farance narrated, pointing out the storm’s high water marks, some still visible on building foundations. Tiger Dams may help us withstand worse future storms as failures elsewhere make them inevitable.

Read More in the Roosevelt Island Daily by David Stone
https://bit.ly/2M35BSd

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US Flood Control Training With HEB Emergency Preparedness

Tiger Dams TrainingUS Flood Control has always been committed to not only providing Tiger Dams™, the world’s #1 flood protection products around the world but to making sure that the deployment of those products is backed up with extensive training when ever it is requested.

See our training session with the HEB Emergency Preparedness Facility Management Team.

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Being Prepared for Extreme Weather High on Florida Agenda

With the extreme weather always a possibility on the Florida coastline, Floridians pre-plan for hurricanes, nor easters and high tides with education and taking part in demonstrations provided by US Flood Control and Tiger Dams™

Tiger Dams™ are water filled bladder technology, when deployed properly, this system may be able to divert up to 100% of floodwaters. Our System can be assembled within minutes using floodwaters or any water source.

 

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