The sandbag is dead! Long live the berm!

With floodwaters continuing to rise in height and frequency, the world is searching for the ultimate in flood protection. Sandbags have always been the first thought at the very mention of the word “flood” images on the television and in newspapers around the world bear witness to the all encompassing flood protection properties of the … More The sandbag is dead! Long live the berm!

Thousands of Californians ordered to evacuate after Dam “predicted to fail”

Evacuation orders for 180,000 residents living close to Lake Oroville, California and the surrounding area was given on the night of Sunday 12/02/17 following concern over damage at Oroville Spillway. The California Department of Water Resources, (DWR) and the incident command team managing Lake Oroville, cited concern that erosion at the head of the auxiliary spillway … More Thousands of Californians ordered to evacuate after Dam “predicted to fail”