How to Install Water Inflated Cofferdams

Overhead view of waterfilled cofferdam installation.

A water inflated cofferdam, as supplied by the team here at Dam-It-Dams, is a versatile solution to countless dewatering needs that is also quick and easy to install. Your company may have been contracted to work on the repairs to a bridge or dam, the installation of a boat ramp or some kind of shoreline …

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How Oil Spills Can Be Contained with Water-Inflated Cofferdams

Close up of oil spill and shoreline.

Oil and chemical spills are almost always hazardous. They pose a threat both to the health of any humans affected by the spill, and a threat to the local natural habitat including all animal and plant life. Sadly, oil and chemical spills happen more commonly than you probably think. Someone may make a mistake when …

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Protect Your Summer Construction Projects with Portable Cofferdams

Summer Construction Projects with Portable Cofferdams

Unless you live in an environment where high temperatures are a problem, summer is perhaps the ideal time to be working on construction projects. Too many construction projects throughout the year are hampered by inclement weather, and construction projects are usually halted for safety reasons if high-speed winds are forecast. It would be nice if …

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Temporary Cofferdam Solutions from Dam-It-Dams

Temporary Cofferdam Solutions from Dam-It-Dams

Here at Dam-It-Dams, we know that working near water or in water can cause all kinds of complications. The main challenges seem difficult to overcome, such as the environmental impact, the safety of your workforce and the management of the water itself. When you add on the fact that you are usually working externally which …

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How Dikes, Levees, and Dams Differ

Installation Procedures For Water Filled Cofferdams

Dikes, dams, and levees are all critical players in flood prevention; however, these terms are not interchangeable. While the functions of these structures are similar, their differences are very distinct. Let’s break it down. Dikes Dikes are embankments that hold water on one side to control flooding. They’re mainly used to protect land that would …

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