Cold Weather Applications for Cofferdam Systems

Cold Weather Applications for Cofferdam Systems

With all the versatile uses of cofferdam systems during wet spring months and flood season, it can’t be forgotten that snowy weather can also bring on the need for damming, diverting, or de-watering an area.

Particularly in northern snow-blanketed states, we know we go through cold snaps and warm winter days. With this, we experience melting and freezing and melting, etc. Once this snow and ice melts to slush and water, flooding of roads can frequently occur, and if there’s over-saturation outside, sometimes it can get inside.

Below are some instances of outside uses for our cofferdam systems, with more outdoor, as well as indoor uses of cofferdams, in the near future.
And please remember, if you have any questions or are in need, you can always contact us by clicking on the green button below!

  • Portable Water Dam for Construction Projects
    Working in or close to a source of water can be both a complex and dangerous undertaking. The challenge of construction is complex enough, but when you throw in the extra layers of environmental needs, safety, the unpredictability of the weather and water management itself, the whole issue of construction projects in or close to …

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  • 6 Benefits of Temporary Cofferdam Construction
    You may have heard of cofferdams, especially if you work in an industry where water intrusion is frequently a problem. There are many different types of cofferdams – coffer means ‘box’ so ‘cofferdam’ is simply a catch-all term for any type of dam that creates a box or wall to prevent water from going where …

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  • The Many Innovative Uses of Inflatable Cofferdams
    While there are those looking for solutions to dewater a project site who already know the many benefits of using inflatable cofferdams, there are still others who remain unaware of the ways in which inflatable cofferdams can be the perfect solution to meet their need. From planned construction to needing water moved out of the …

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  • Choosing the Right Cofferdam Contractor: What to Look For
    As a general contractor or construction company, you already understand the importance of choosing the right partners for your projects to ensure the job is done well. Adding an additional wrinkle, such as working in a submerged site, brings another layer of complexity that might leave many scratching their heads. Fortunately, there are experienced contractors …

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  • 3 Alternatives to Sandbags for Flood Protection
    The humble sandbag can have many uses in life, but the majority of people associate sandbags (which are basically, hessian or polypropylene sacks that have been filled with sand) with flood protection. Sandbags have been used to create a barrier against potential flooding and against actual flood waters for many years. They are effective at …

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  • Are Inflatable Cofferdams Expensive?
    If you are asking if inflatable cofferdams are expensive, then you are perhaps asking the wrong question. The question you need to be asking is ‘are cofferdams cost-effective?’ – and if you ask that question then the answer is a resounding ‘yes!’ Compare buying a high-end coffee maker against going to Starbucks every day. Okay, …

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  • 3 Reasons Why an Inflatable Cofferdam is Superior to a Traditional Cofferdam
    Here at Dam-it-Dams we are always discussing how inflatable cofferdams are superior to traditional cofferdams. We have given plenty of reasons why this is true, but we thought it high time to put together the definitive list of why this is so. Without further delay, here is that definitive list of why inflatable cofferdams are …

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  • How Inflatable Cofferdam Rental Can Save You Money
    There can be little doubt that when it comes to problematic water, an inflatable cofferdam provides the best solution. No matter if you are wanting to dewater a construction site, provide protection against potential flooding or are looking to create a temporary way of containing water, inflatable cofferdams come out on top when compared to …

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  • Inflated Cofferdams Offer Superior Spill Control
    One of the biggest hassles and potential causes of lost profits on any project is an unforeseen spill. There are different consequences depending on the type of spill. A simple spill may be smaller, more confined, and create minimal hazards. However, a complicated spill is a different story altogether. While the goal is to avoid …

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  • How Water Inflated Cofferdams Speed Up Construction
    General contractors, business owners, and financiers all understand the need for speed when it comes to efficient construction. While not sacrificing quality or leaving loose ends untied, the ability to complete a quality job in a timelier fashion means moving on to other opportunities and keeping crews working rather than waiting. One of the biggest …

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