Success Stories

Floodwall and FloodBreak Floodgates prevent catastrophic flood damageLourdes Hospital – Binghamton, NY. A FEMA-sponsored flood mitigation that included 11 FloodBreak floodgates enabled Lourdes to remain fully operational in the September 2011 flood. Read the FEMA Best Practice Story

 

FloodBreak Roadway gates are a cost effective alternative for raising levee elevations to meet FEMA requirementsIBWC Rio Grande Flood Control Project – TX & NM. FloodBreak is providing multiple roadway floodgates as part of the Levee Rehabilitation in the Upper & Lower Rio Grande, helping raise the levees and bring them into compliance with FEMA accreditation. Learn more

 

FloodBreak Floodgate automatically deployed by street flooding caused by Tropical Storm ErinBayshore Medical Center – Pasadena, TX. Following severe flooding, a FloodBreak passive flood barrier system was installed in 2007 and allowed Bayshore to remain fully operational during Tropical Storm Erin and Hurricane Ike flooding.

 

A floodwall with FloodBreak pedestrian floodgates protected the school from historic floodingUnion-Endicott High School – Binghamton, NY. The school was completely shut down by flooding in 2007 but a self-funded installation of FloodBreak passive floodgates helped keep the school dry in the September 2011 floods.

 

A FloodBreak Vehicle Gate protected the dealership's inventory parked below street levelRoute 22 Honda – Hillside, NJ. After shutting down for flood-related repairs in 2007, Route 22 installed a FloodBreak passive flood barrier system and was saved from 2009 flooding. Flash flooding occurred again in 2013 bu the underground garage was again protected.

 

The FloodBreak Vehicle Gate automatically deployed overnight to protect the garage from flooding - seen from the building rooftop

Kensington Gate – Great Neck, NY. The underground garage had flooded numerous times resulting in damaged vehicles and lost parking revenue. Since the installation of a FloodBreak Automatic Floodgate, parked vehicles have been saved twice. Read the Success Story

 

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