Flood Control Barriers, LLC, of Ronkonkoma, New York has been awarded the contract to provide Floodblock flood protection barriers for Long Island Railroad's West Side Yard. This location sits between West's 30th Street and West 33rd Street, 10th and 12th Avenues in New York City. This location been vulnerable to flooding during Superstorm Sandy and other severe meterological events. Floodblock will provide almost one quarter of a mile of perimeter protection for this vital location. Long Island Railroad personnel will be specially trained by the Floodblock Deployment Specialists so that the barriers can be put in place and deployed at the first signs of potential flooding danger.
Flood Control Barriers to present demonstration at West Pittston, PA Town Meeting on April 3, 2018. Our staff will meet with the citizens of the Town of West Pittston, PA to demonstrate how our equipment can help protect their town from the flooding caused by the Susquehanna River.
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in April 2016, Floodblock held a three day event at its headquarters in Ronkonkoma and in Middletown NY before representatives of the Red Cross.
The event focussed on demonstrating how easy it is to assemble the various components of Floodblock barriers and how quickly they can be filled with air to stabilize tubes. Mr. Anders Philipsen, CEO of Environment Solutions and manufacturer of Floodblock NOFLOOD barriers flew in from Denmark to oversee deployment of the barriers and explain the proper procedure for installing tubes.
In May, 2016, Floodblock organized a product demonstration for representatives from the Metropolitan Transit Authority (META) and Long Island Railroad (LIRR.) The product demonstration was conducted by Mr. Anders Philipsen, CEO of Environment Solutions.
On May 5, 2016, Floodblock held an event at its headquarters in Ronkonkoma to showcase the many benefits of using Floodblock inflatable barriers to protect sensitive areas in the East End of Long island. Mr. Adam Wagner, CEO of Floodblock gave a thorough presentation detailing the various attributes of Floodblock barriers and tubes were deployed to demonstrate the efficiency of Floodblock barriers before several representatives of the Town of Southampton.