Dam-It Dams News and Blog Posts

How Inflatable Cofferdams Can Protect You from Michigan Floods

View of Road Closed Sign on Flooded Michigan Street

You might think that Michigan doesn’t have to worry about floods. Nothing can be further from the truth. In 2013, the waters of the Grand Rapids River flooded with historic proportions and affected many homes and businesses. Then, a year later, Detroit found itself under floodwaters. In 2018, “catastrophic” flooding occurred along Michigan’s upper peninsula. …

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Prepare for Hurricane Season with Inflatable Cofferdams

Hurricane Background with Palm Trees with Text that reads "Hurricane Season, Inflatable Cofferdams to the Rescue".

Hurricane season runs from June through November every year. The U.S. seems to be the target of many of these destructive storms. As you might know, Florida, the Gulf Coast, and the East Coast are the most susceptible to seeing the damage that one of these storms can inflict. It is reported that up to …

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How Does Dam-It Dams Provide the Best Inflatable Cofferdams on the Market?

Dam-It Dams Cofferdam

Dam-It Dams uses on-site water to fill dual inner tubes that cause the dam’s chambers to slowly and evenly inflate, forming a strong, stable cylindrical tube. As the inner tubes continue to fill and the water pressure builds, the dam unrolls in a controlled manner to create the barrier needed. The patented, water-filled portable cofferdams …

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Summer Safety Tips for Construction Sites

Construction Worker Drinking Water From Bottle

If you’re a manager, your summer safety on the construction site should focus on your workers. To help your workers stay safe and healthy on the construction job site during the hot summer days, provide the following resources and services: Tips to Keep Construction Workers Safe During the Summer Educate workers Some workers may not …

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Construction Tips when Working near Water

Bridge Under Construction with Cranes

While a dry worksite is essential for many construction and repair projects, there are some cases where it is not feasible to cut off the water flow completely. Sometimes, a project requires you to completely block off the water for the duration of your project, while others need a diversion to keep the water flowing …

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