Posts Tagged ‘building a dike’
Friday, November 18th, 2011
As rain storms are increasing , flooding is going to be a problem again for certain areas. If your property is located in a potential flood zone or if it is prone to intermittent flooding, then creating sandbags may be in order. Sandbags are used to make a temporary dike so that flood waters will be diverted around an area and prevent or minimize water damage. Not knowing how to correctly build a sandbag wall can be catastrophic.
Wednesday, April 20th, 2011
Mother Nature can be completely unpredictable, and although modern science has unlocked ways to predict oncoming natural disasters, response programs and protection systems in even the most developed still aren’t perfect.Fortunately, there are ways to minimize the damage that these environmental conditions cause. Floods are one of the most common natural disasters around the world, so common that the news doesn’t even cover every flood. Floods are common for cities near the coast, as well as cities and towns that make their homes around rivers or in areas with unusually high rainfall.