I just saw a video of how and why giant tubes of water are better than sand bagging to protect homes against flooding (click link to see video).

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Kelsey's picture
Kelsey says:

I Hate Floods!

posted on Wed, 03/24/2010 - 12:40pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

It doesnt matter if you hate floods. they are natural. cant stop them.

posted on Tue, 04/06/2010 - 2:46pm
sa.zxlscll,xokx'mas'casc's picture
sa.zxlscll,xokx'mas'casc says:

why they sometimes are helpfull

posted on Fri, 04/09/2010 - 3:47pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

I hate floods they destroy everything in their way and make people sad amd homeless. The floods are like wrecking balls they desrtoy things and sometimes cause death. Why do we have floods anyway its sooooo weird that we do why cant we have no floods i think someone should do something about that

posted on Thu, 03/25/2010 - 1:53pm
maueicil's picture
maueicil says:

you cant stop floods like u cant stop mother nature, well yes floods do make alot of destuction there is noway to stop it well that's all i can reaally say ok

posted on Thu, 03/25/2010 - 2:27pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

i agree with u. mother nature beats by her own drum

posted on Fri, 03/26/2010 - 9:47am
dabearsboy00's picture
dabearsboy00 says:

well i have been in the science buisness for years now and no one can mess with mother nature. she takes her own corses. Its so hard to be conservative sceincetist because i belive mother nature takes arecosrse and were going through global warming nnot because of us but because the earth is going through a cycle.

posted on Wed, 04/07/2010 - 11:39am
KelsiDayle's picture
KelsiDayle says:

Ingenious idea! But I was left with a few nagging questions: How does the flood water get into the tubes? Who (what company) does this? So, naturally, I Googled "aquadam" and checked out the details. I recommend the Design tab and Engineering tab (it only sounds intimidating -- there's lots of pictures). Happy learning!

posted on Thu, 03/25/2010 - 2:59pm
ARTiFactor's picture
ARTiFactor says:

Thanks for the link Kelsi. Another company that claims to be the largest manufacturer of inflatable dams is
U. S. Flood Control Corp. Click the link for photos and a long You Tube video.

posted on Fri, 03/26/2010 - 7:41am
KelsiDayle's picture
KelsiDayle says:

Thank you, ARTIFactor! I was wondering why we don't hear more about these aquadams, but I guess the $350/day/tube price tag explains it -- especially when there's an ample supply of Minnesota-nice volunteers to make and install sandbag dams for pennies.

posted on Fri, 03/26/2010 - 3:39pm
dude's picture
dude says:

i feel ;bad ifu were in it

posted on Fri, 04/02/2010 - 11:41am
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

u can't stop floods like u can't stop mother nature
i agree completely.

posted on Sat, 04/03/2010 - 1:34pm
Robert Pattinson's picture
Robert Pattinson says:

but i think that sometimes you can stop mother nature but only sometimes

posted on Tue, 04/06/2010 - 6:12pm

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