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Prevent Road Flooding with Inflatable Cofferdams

When roads flood, the damage created is almost incalculable. Not only is there the cost of repairing the roads and infrastructure once the flood waters have receded, but there is also the cost to businesses as vital supply lines are cut. Several areas in the US are prone to floodings, such as Alabama, Florida, and ...

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Why DIY Cofferdams Are a Bad Idea

Cofferdams are temporary enclosures that are built within or across bodies of water. Water is pumped out of the temporary enclosure to create a dry working environment within. Such cofferdams are the standard dewatering solution for several projects, including repairing or constructing oil platforms, piers, bridges, and other support structures commonly built over or within ...

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Tips to Properly Use an Inflatable Cofferdam

If you are looking for an effective and efficient way to control, contain or divert water for any reason, then you should look no further than an inflatable cofferdam. However, getting the most from your inflatable cofferdam is difficult if you have never used one before. Here are some top tips on adequately using an ...

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Water-Filled Cofferdam Rental from Dam-It-Dams

Water-filled cofferdams, supplied by the team here at Dam-It-Dams, are the number one quick way of dealing with water intrusion issues. If you want to create a dry working construction environment in static or dynamic water, if you’re going to create a temporary water-storage facility, or even if you want to protect your home or ...

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Environmental Benefits of Inflatable Cofferdams

No matter what you are tasked with, either in or close to a water source, you will want that task to go as smoothly as possible, including any environmental concerns. Environmental protection laws are stricter than ever before, and you must reduce your environmental impact as much as possible. Suppose you are dealing with water ...

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Inflatable Cofferdams for New York Flooding

New York City Using Inflatable Cofferdams to Protect Homes at Risk of Flooding

Individuals whose homes are at high risk for flooding in New York City will receive free inflatable cofferdams in a plan that Mayor Eric Adams announced in July 2022. The city faces an extended spell of potentially heavy rainfall between August and October, with around eight hurricanes or extreme weather events. It is estimated that ...

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View of Road Closed Sign on Flooded Michigan Street

How Inflatable Cofferdams Can Protect You from Michigan Floods

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 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 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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Construction Worker Drinking Water From Bottle

Summer Safety Tips for Construction Sites

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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