The Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact is a decade-old partnership between Broward, Miami-Dade, Monroe, and Palm Beach counties, to work collaboratively to reduce regional greenhouse gas emissions, implement adaptation strategies, and build climate resilience within their own communities and across the Southeast Florida region.
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
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 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.
Floods 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.