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Environmental Stewardship: Minimizing Impact with Inflatable Cofferdams

Construction projects in or near sensitive marine environments can quickly and severely harm sensitive aquatic ecosystems. Take, for example, the San Francisco Bay Bridge construction project in the 1930s. This massive construction project was a complex of bridges built to bring cars across San Francisco Bay. While the project was a success, and today, the ...

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Proactive Flood Management: The Role of Inflatable Cofferdams

Around the world, 1.8 billion people live in areas at risk of flooding. Floods are some of the most costly and dangerous natural disasters, killing thousands and causing billions of dollars in damages worldwide. With climate change increasing, it is expected that more people will live in flood zones and that floods will continue to ...

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Revolutionizing Bridge Repair with Inflatable Cofferdams

Across the United States, infrastructure continues to make news. While a recent spending bill included 40 billion for infrastructure repair, it has been estimated that the total cost to repair backlogged infrastructure repairs is over 125 billion dollars. Bridge repair is a crucial part of this infrastructure bill and accounts for a large percentage of ...

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Exploring the Versatility of Inflatable Cofferdams in Marine Construction

Marine construction jobs have added difficulties for crews working in normally underwater areas. Particular safety practices have to be implemented in the working environment, and environmental concerns are often present, not seen in construction projects on land. Whether you’re building a dock, putting in a boat ramp, or building a seawall, keeping the water out ...

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The Future of Flood Defense: Innovations on the Horizon

As climate change continues to increase flooding around the world, flood defense strategies have changed to combat these new threats. The damage that flooding causes globally is staggering. Floods are responsible for: With climate change showing no signs of abating, floods are projected to intensify in frequency and strength, encroaching into previously unaffected areas. Fortunately, ...

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Flooded Playground

Flood Protection 101: Educating Schools and Communities

On April 16th, 2024, the world was stunned to see devastating images of a desert country flooded after an unprecedented storm in the United Arab Emirates. The flooding started quickly after heavy rainfall overwhelmed the country with the heaviest rainfall seen in the region in nearly a century, leaving five dead and causing hundreds of ...

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Innovative Water Management for Sustainable Agriculture

Water management is often one of the costliest parts of any agricultural operation. Vital for agriculture’s success, water management strategies that maximize this precious resource pay for themselves over time and help ensure a bountiful harvest. At Dam-It-Dams, we understand the problems associated with watering crops, providing water for livestock, and protecting agricultural resources from ...

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Extending the Life of Your Inflatable Cofferdam: Maintenance and Care Tips

Extending the Life of Your Inflatable Cofferdam: Maintenance and Care Tips

For over 20 years, Dam-It-Dams has been the trusted industry leader in water-filled inflatable cofferdams. Our dams, designed for modern water management in construction, disaster management, and agricultural applications, offer many advantages over traditional dams. These include portability, ease of installation, durability, and reusability. Crafted from environmentally friendly geo-textiles, our inflatable dams boast an impressive ...

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Flooded City

The Role of Water-Inflated Cofferdams in Disaster-Preparedness

As our planet continues to warm, natural disasters have increased in both their frequency and severity. Rising temperatures have caused sea levels to rise, hurricanes to intensify, and floods to be more destructive than ever. Combined with the destruction of forests, wetlands, and natural flood buffers, it is more important than ever to be prepared ...

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Future of Flood Management: Trends and Predictions in Water Control Technology

Inflatable cofferdams are the most recent innovation in flood management and water control technology. So, what is going to be the next significant innovation? From advances in AI modeling, new products that are emerging to shake up the industry, and more, the future is shaping up to be an exciting time where more emphasis is ...

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