Dam-It Dams News and Blog Posts

Environmental Benefits of Inflatable Cofferdams

Bridge Construction with Crane

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

Inflatable Cofferdams for New York 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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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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