Dam-It Dams News and Blog Posts

Prepare Your Construction Site for Hurricane Season with Inflatable Cofferdams

Picture taken after Hurricane Sandy. Sand covered street.

Construction sites are always under severe threat whenever a hurricane is on its way. Because construction sites are usually partly completed buildings, they do not have the structural integrity that completed buildings have. In addition, there are always a lot of untethered items around construction sites that become major hazards should the worse happen. Such …

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How to Conserve Water During Pool Repair

How to Conserve Water During Pool Repair

We are all being placed under increasing pressure to preserve water. People in the US are currently not facing a ban on the ownership of private swimming pools, but it is important that water is not wasted, and especially if your pool is being repaired. Pool repair companies are therefore always looking at ways to …

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Why Shoreline Restoration is Important During Construction

Green excavator digging on the beach with ocean, full frame horizontal composition

People who work in the construction industry should be well aware of the importance of shoreline restoration and maintenance when working close to major sources of water. Any building project that takes place on a shoreline has the potential to cause major disruptions to the local area, including the shoreline itself. It is therefore vital …

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Inflatable Cofferdams for Dredging Projects

Top down view of dredging on water.

Sedimentation can become a huge problem, thwarting the preservation of lakes, canals and rivers for example. Although a natural process, it can upset the status quo needed for the safe preservation of natural habitats, and even urban centers. Solutions for sedimentation issues need to be found, and inflatable cofferdams can help with those solutions. Dredging …

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Inflatable Cofferdams for Concrete Repair

Concrete Construction Workers Pumping Out Water Using Water Inflated Cofferdam

Concrete and water do mix, but it’s best that concrete and water only mix when you want them to. If you have been tasked with undertaking the repair of a concrete structure such as a bridge, culvert or boat ramp, then you will need to create a dry, water-free environment first. If you want to …

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