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Have a Chemical Spill? Use These Containment Tips to Stay Safe

Environmentalist taking sample of polluted water

Accidents happen. Despite our best efforts to put safeguards and quality control in place, equipment inevitably fails and human error arises. Sometimes a simple mistake can turn into a disastrous situation—especially when chemicals, oils, or other environmental contaminates are involved. Whenever a harmful substance makes its ways out of its container, all is not lost, …

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How Inflatable Cofferdams Can Be Used for Pipeline Repair

Natural Gas Pipeline Construction. Building of transit petrochemical pipe in forest area. Oil pipeline that would carry tar sands for oil refineries. Fossil fuels and crude. Pipes Welding

Creating a dry work area for projects that require pipeline repair is easily made possible by the use of inflatable cofferdams. Thanks to the safe, affordable, and environmentally friendly options at Dam-It-Dams, dewatering a jobsite for pipeline repair can be flexible and immediate. Rather than trying multiple solutions for various water levels, contractors find an …

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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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