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INTRODUCTION

Floodwater mitigation involves managing and controlling flood water movement resulting from high tides, higher run-off and winter storms through the use of flood walls. Cut-off walls should be used to manage low lying flood plains, manage seepage and at sites where groundwater is contaminated, to protect critical structures within these areas. Flood walls protect some of the nation’s most valuable assets including international airports and refinerys. Floodwall solutions prepare for, recover from, and prevent disasters related to climate change. Pre-planning is of the utmost importance when facing the risk of a flood. It is crucial to have flood mitigation solutions in place before an emergency occurs.

SOLUTIONS

Temporary flood walls are designed to accommodate construction worksite dewatering, flood control, and other critical, rapid-deployment situations that require effective spill containment...

A permanent flood wall is a vertical barrier designed to contain the waters of a river, or other waterway, which may rise to unusual levels during seasonal or extreme weather events. ...

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO BOULDER RECREATION CENTER (CU-BOULDER)

The University of Colorado (CU-Boulder) is located in Boulder along the eastern edge of the Flatiron Mountains. Thirty miles outside of Denver, the University is committed to building a 21st century learning environment while being a leader in sustainability. The recreation center at the…

ECO₂ CALCULATOR

Get FREE access now! Using the Nilex ECO2 Calculator, you can calculate the economic savings and environmental benefits achieved by implementing our engineered geosynthetic materials – geogrids and geotextiles – in any road construction design versus conventional materials and methods.

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