NYC Will Deploy Temporary Snake-Like Barriers & ‘Tiger Dams’ To Prevent Flooding

Tiger DamsAs 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.

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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.

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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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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.

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‘Atmospheric river’ bringing threat of mudslides, flooding to California

Fires, floods, hurricanesTorrential rain causes mudslides in California

A weather system known as an atmospheric river is unleashing heavy rain across California, bringing the threat of mudslides and flooding Thursday to a region that’s already been slammed by days of rain and heavy snow.

The National Weather Service’s Weather Prediction Center said a strong storm system is unleashing an “anomalous surge of tropical moisture” across the Golden State.

Tiger Dam™ & US Flood Control have inventory ready for immediate delivery. Contact us for more information or call (504) 813-7303 for emergency delivery.

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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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Ever Wondered if Flooding Can Be Predicted?

If you have questions about flooding like:

  • What kinds of floods are there?
  • What is a one hundred year flood?
  • What is a thousand year flood?
  • Is their such a thing as flood maps?

This information provided by USGS service for a changing world, will give you a good start to understanding more about flooding and what the terminology means.

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