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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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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New York City Flood Protection

In some places New York City is only five feet above sea level.

US Flood Control and Tiger Dam™ is doing it’s part to keep rising waters from infiltrating New York’s streets and monuments.

With ongoing training for local directors in the use and maintenance of Tiger Dams™ we are proud to be able to help protect many important memorial and historic sites like the 911 Memorial Museum, as we remember those who lost their lives on 9/11.

‘America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and on unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.”

Former President Harry S Truman

 

 

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