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EVOLVED FROM COLOGNE, GERMANY MID 1980’S REPETITIVE RHINE RIVER FLOODING PATENTED INTERNATIONALLY “SET THE FLAME BURN

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  1. PRESENTATIONNATIONAL FLOOD PROOFING CONFERENCETAMPA, FLORIDAMARCH 25 – 29, 2002FLOOD CONTROL AMERICA“INVISIBLE FLOOD CONTROL WALLTM” www.floodcontrolam.com

  2. MARCH 1997 VENLO, HOLLAND, MAAS RIVER PHOTO ENCOMPASSES THIS PRESENTATION FLOOD PROTECTION THAT PRESERVES URBAN RIVERSIDE LIFEREVOLUTIONARY DEMOUNTABLE FLOOD CONTROL WALL

  3. EVOLVED FROM COLOGNE, GERMANY MID 1980’S REPETITIVE RHINE RIVER FLOODING PATENTED INTERNATIONALLY “SET THE FLAME BURNING FROM WITHIN”

  4. ONE MONTH LATER….A DISASTROUS FAILURE STORY EAST GRAND FORKS, MN – GRAND FORKS, ND RED RIVER 4/97 FLOOD OF RECORD EARTHEN LEVEE FAILURE AND OVER-TOPPING

  5. EAST GRAND FORKS, MN 4/97FLOOD LEVEL LINE(8) DRY BUILDINGS REMAINING IN CITYGARY SAUNDERS, CITY ENGINEER, “THERE MUST BE A BETTER WAY.”

  6. EAST GRAND FORKS, MN….TODAY A WONDERFUL SUCCESS STORYFOR FCA… A FIVE YEAR CONTINUING STRUGGLE….SELLING ANEW IDEA TO SOLVE THE NATION’S FLOODING PROBLEMSSCULPTURE AT CABELA’S, A NEW BUSINESS……

  7. CABELA’SLOCATED 200 FT BEHIND IFCWTM

  8. STATUE REPRESENTS IFCWTM PROGRESS….BLUE MOOSE RESTAURANTNORTH ABUTMENT OF IFCWTM EAST GRAND FORKS, MNIFCWTM….A DEMONSTRATION PROJECT BUILT IN 1999EDA, FEMA, STATE OF MN, ST. PAUL COE, CITY OF EAST GRAND FORKS

  9. THIS PRESENTATION EMPHASIZES SUCCESS LOUISVILLE, KY OHIO RIVER NEW LOUISVILLE SLUGGER FIELD COMPLETED 4/2000 NOTE IFCWTM SILL PLATE

  10. REVISITING THE OLDCHAOS AND DESTRUCTION REPETITIVE WASTE AND LOSS MONEY DOWN THE DRAIN

  11. A SWEET SUCCESS STORY…APRIL 2001 FARGO, ND – RED RIVER OF THE NORTH OAK GROVE LUTHERAN SCHOOL1997 FLOOD OF RECORD $3.5 MILLION DAMAGE

  12. OAK GROVE SCHOOL PROJECT BUILD TIME FIVE MONTHSIFCWTM (5) ACCESS CLOSURES PLANKS READY FOR INSTALLATION

  13. ACCEPTANCE INSTALLATION FEBRUARY 2001 (5) CLOSURES HEIGHT 4 - 6 FT WIDTH 10 - 17 FT TIME 1.25 HOURS – CREW OF SIX

  14. THEN A FLOOD HAPPENED! 3 MONTHS LATER APRIL 2001 LACK OF CHAOS AND DESTRUCTION NOTE THE CURRENT FLOW

  15. FARGO, ND SUCCESS STORY RED RIVER CHANNEL BACKGROUND PARK, STREET

  16. FLOOD HEIGHT 2 FT + OR – FLOW RIGHT TO LEFT BACKGROUND CHANNELA SCHOOL IS SAVED

  17. NEW IFCWTMTECHNOLOGY AT WORK LOUISVILLE, KY UTILIZATION OF HISTORIC RAILROAD STATION ADJACENT TO OHIO RIVER

  18. RIVERSIDE DEVELOPMENT

  19. JANUARY 1937 FLOOD OF RECORD “COE” CONCRETE WALL 21ST CENTURY CHANGING NEEDS LOUISVILLE DISTRICT COE AUSPICES

  20. EXISTING “COE” CONCRETE WALL REMOVED TO SUB GRADE IFCWTM INSERTEDINVISIBLE WALL A RESULT

  21. HOW DOES IT WORK? THREADED DAYTON ANCHOR POSITIONED DEEP INTO CONCRETE FOUNDATION

  22. IFCWTM SILL PLATE POSITIONED ON TOP OF FOOTING COMPONENTS SET INTO CONCRETE FOUNDATION

  23. IFCWTM WALL INSTALLATION PLACE VERTICAL PARTING SUPPORTS BOLT PASSES THROUGH SILL PLATE INTO THREADS OF ANCHOR LOCATED IN CONCRETE FOUNDATION

  24. NEXT….PATENTED ALUMINUM PLANK SEALED TONGUE AND GROOVE DESIGN SIDE THRUST RESISTANT BASE PLANK “FOOT” PROFILE - SEALED

  25. BASE PLANK ORIENTS WET/DRY SIDESEALS ON PLANK AND VERTICAL DRY SIDECONTINUOUS DRY SIDE SEAL ALWAYS FACES DRY SIDE NOTE VERTICAL LOCKING HANDLEPLANK IS ALLOWED TO FILL WITH WATER AS FLOOD WATERS RISE

  26. 20 FT LENGTHS ON THIS IFCWTM PROJECT STANDARD PLANK DESIGN, MAX LENGTH 35 FT PLANK WEIGHT 4.5 POUNDS/LN FT FOUR MEN TO INSTALL

  27. LOUISVILLE WALL DIMENSIONS 700 FT LENGTH 4 FT – 9 FT HEIGHT FIRST TIME INSTALLATION 8 MEN – 12 HOURS

  28. INTERMEDIATE AND PARTING SUPPORTS HOLD DOWN CLAMPS TIGHTEN NUTS ON THREADED RODS DRAWS SEALS TO A SQUEEZE SETTIGHT…A SUCTION POP WHEN DISMANTLING

  29. THE INVISIBLE FLOOD CONTROL WALLTM STRUCTURAL FLOOD CONTROL…. NOT AS YOU’VE KNOWN IT IFCWTM….. MINGLES EASILY WITH URBAN SCENE!!

  30. IFCWTM SILL PLATE ALLOWS UNIMPEDED FOOT TRAFFIC AND DELIVERY VEHICLEACCESS DIRECTLY OVER INVISIBLE WALL BASE.

  31. IFCWTM….PROTECTS, PRESERVES AND RECONNECTSENJOY… DON’T DESTROY THE RIVER

  32. BRECKENRIDGE, MN RED RIVER OF THE NORTH PROTECT AND PRESERVE HEADWATERS PARK….CULTURAL SHRINE 5 FT CONCRETE WALL AND IFCWTM 4/97 3 FT OF FLOOD WATER

  33. BRECKENRIDGE INSTALLATION IFCWTM WALL 4 FT X 90 FT 4 TO 6 MEN 1 ½ - 2 HOURS

  34. BRECKENRIDGE, MN WET SIDE FOUNDATION FLUSH TO GROUND ALL STANDARDIZED COMPONENTS

  35. STORAGE 4 FT X 90 FT COMPLETE ONE PALLET 10 FT X 5 FT X 5 FT VERTICAL SUPPORTS, LOCKING HANDLES HOLD DOWN CLAMPS

  36. EAST GRAND FORKS, MN APRIL 2001 RED RIVER FLOOD GAUGE ON BRIDGE ABUTMENT 4/97 FLOOD OF RECORD ALMOST TO TOP

  37. IFCWTM EAST GRAND FORKS, MN 2001 RED RIVER…ALMOST A FLOOD WITHIN 1 FT OF WALL

  38. EAST GRAND FORKS, MN IFCWTM “VISIBLE”MAXIMUM HEIGHT 10 FT ON TOP OF PARAPET WALL1997 FLOOD EQUAL TO LEVEL OF TOP OF CONCRETE WALLINTERMEDIATE AND PARTING SUPPORT INSTALLED

  39. EAST GRAND FORKS, MN IFCWTM SAME VIEW “INVISIBLE” 99% OF THE TIME CITY EMPHASIZING RIVER HERITAGE

  40. EAST GRAND FORKS, MN APRIL 2001 WET SIDE “VISIBLE” – PARTING SUPPORTSMAXIMUM DIMENSIONS 14 FT X 880 FT

  41. WET SIDE “INVISIBLE” LIFE AND BUSINESS AS USUAL NO LACK OF INVESTOR CONFIDENCE

  42. EAST GRAND FORKS, MN DRY SIDE PARTIAL INSTALLATION DIAGONAL BRACES NOT INSTALLED

  43. EAST GRAND FORKS, MN DRY SIDE VIEW “INVISIBLE”

  44. ON A COLD SPRING DAY, ONE CAN SEE THE PROMISE OF SUMMER SIDEWALK TABLES AND COMMUNITY ENJOYMENT OF THE RED RIVER THANKS TO THE IFCWTM

  45. IFCWTM…. SAVED A CITY’S SOUL PROVIDES BENIGN FLOOD PROTECTION $33 MILLION NEW BUSINESS INVESTMENT – 5 YEARS FLOURISHING CITY CENTER ST. PAUL DISTRICT “COE” AUSPICES

  46. EAST GRAND FORKS, MNIFCWTM AWARD WINNING

  47. CLOSURE REVIEW SIMILAR TO OAK GROVE SCHOOL….VENLO, HOLLAND TYPICAL CLOSURE 8 FT X 20 FT – FLUSH SILL PLATE ABUTMENT CONTAINING LOCKING HANDLES

  48. CAIRO, IL REPETITIVE FLOOD HISTORY SOUTHERN TIP OF ILLINOIS PENINSULA FORMED BY MISSISSIPPI AND OHIO RIVERS

  49. MEMPHIS DISTRICT “COE” AUSPICES CAIRO, IL IFCWTM CLOSURES (6) DIMENSIONS 16 - 18 FT X 4 - 10 FT INSTALLATION VERTICAL SUPPORTS AND DIAGONAL BRACE

  50. CAIRO, IL WET SIDE “STACKING” ALUMINUM PLANKS TWO MAN JOB – USER FRIENDLY