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PRESENTATION NATIONAL FLOOD PROOFING CONFERENCE TAMPA, FLORIDA MARCH 25 – 29, 2002 FLOOD CONTROL AMERICA “INVISIBLE FLOOD CONTROL WALL TM ” www.floodcontrolam.com .

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

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

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

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

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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……

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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

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THIS PRESENTATION EMPHASIZES SUCCESS LOUISVILLE, KY OHIO RIVER NEW LOUISVILLE SLUGGER FIELD COMPLETED 4/2000 NOTE IFCWTM SILL PLATE
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A SWEET SUCCESS STORY…APRIL 2001 FARGO, ND – RED RIVER OF THE NORTH OAK GROVE LUTHERAN SCHOOL1997 FLOOD OF RECORD $3.5 MILLION DAMAGE
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OAK GROVE SCHOOL PROJECT BUILD TIME FIVE MONTHSIFCWTM (5) ACCESS CLOSURES PLANKS READY FOR INSTALLATION
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ACCEPTANCE INSTALLATION FEBRUARY 2001 (5) CLOSURES HEIGHT 4 - 6 FT WIDTH 10 - 17 FT TIME 1.25 HOURS – CREW OF SIX
then a flood happened 3 months later april 2001 lack of chaos and destruction note the current flow
THEN A FLOOD HAPPENED! 3 MONTHS LATER APRIL 2001 LACK OF CHAOS AND DESTRUCTION NOTE THE CURRENT FLOW
flood height 2 ft or flow right to left background channel a school is saved
FLOOD HEIGHT 2 FT + OR – FLOW RIGHT TO LEFT BACKGROUND CHANNELA SCHOOL IS SAVED
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NEW IFCWTMTECHNOLOGY AT WORK LOUISVILLE, KY UTILIZATION OF HISTORIC RAILROAD STATION ADJACENT TO OHIO RIVER
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JANUARY 1937 FLOOD OF RECORD “COE” CONCRETE WALL 21ST CENTURY CHANGING NEEDS LOUISVILLE DISTRICT COE AUSPICES
existing coe concrete wall removed to sub grade ifcw tm inserted invisible wall a result
EXISTING “COE” CONCRETE WALL REMOVED TO SUB GRADE IFCWTM INSERTEDINVISIBLE WALL A RESULT
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IFCWTM WALL INSTALLATION PLACE VERTICAL PARTING SUPPORTS BOLT PASSES THROUGH SILL PLATE INTO THREADS OF ANCHOR LOCATED IN CONCRETE FOUNDATION

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

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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
louisville wall dimensions 700 ft length 4 ft 9 ft height first time installation 8 men 12 hours
LOUISVILLE WALL DIMENSIONS 700 FT LENGTH 4 FT – 9 FT HEIGHT FIRST TIME INSTALLATION 8 MEN – 12 HOURS
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INTERMEDIATE AND PARTING SUPPORTS HOLD DOWN CLAMPS TIGHTEN NUTS ON THREADED RODS DRAWS SEALS TO A SQUEEZE SETTIGHT…A SUCTION POP WHEN DISMANTLING

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THE INVISIBLE FLOOD CONTROL WALLTM STRUCTURAL FLOOD CONTROL…. NOT AS YOU’VE KNOWN IT IFCWTM….. MINGLES EASILY WITH URBAN SCENE!!
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IFCWTM SILL PLATE ALLOWS UNIMPEDED FOOT TRAFFIC AND DELIVERY VEHICLEACCESS DIRECTLY OVER INVISIBLE WALL BASE.
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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

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STORAGE 4 FT X 90 FT COMPLETE ONE PALLET 10 FT X 5 FT X 5 FT VERTICAL SUPPORTS, LOCKING HANDLES HOLD DOWN CLAMPS
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EAST GRAND FORKS, MN APRIL 2001 RED RIVER FLOOD GAUGE ON BRIDGE ABUTMENT 4/97 FLOOD OF RECORD ALMOST TO TOP
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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

east grand forks mn ifcw tm same view invisible 99 of the time city emphasizing river heritage
EAST GRAND FORKS, MN IFCWTM SAME VIEW “INVISIBLE” 99% OF THE TIME CITY EMPHASIZING RIVER HERITAGE
east grand forks mn april 2001 wet side visible parting supports maximum dimensions 14 ft x 880 ft
EAST GRAND FORKS, MN APRIL 2001 WET SIDE “VISIBLE” – PARTING SUPPORTSMAXIMUM DIMENSIONS 14 FT X 880 FT
east grand forks mn dry side partial installation diagonal braces not installed
EAST GRAND FORKS, MN DRY SIDE PARTIAL INSTALLATION DIAGONAL BRACES NOT INSTALLED
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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
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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

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

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CAIRO, IL REPETITIVE FLOOD HISTORY SOUTHERN TIP OF ILLINOIS PENINSULA FORMED BY MISSISSIPPI AND OHIO RIVERS
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MEMPHIS DISTRICT “COE” AUSPICES CAIRO, IL IFCWTM CLOSURES (6) DIMENSIONS 16 - 18 FT X 4 - 10 FT INSTALLATION VERTICAL SUPPORTS AND DIAGONAL BRACE

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CAIRO, IL OHIO RIVER DRY SIDE DIAGONAL BRACES….PIN CONNECTED THRUST SHOE/TENSION ROD “COE”…SOLE SOURCE PURCHASE
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CEDAR FALLS, IA ROCK ISLAND “COE” DISTRICT AUSPICES (3) CLOSURES WIDTH 20 FT HEIGHT 8 FTSTREET, RAILROAD, BICYCLE PATH104 FT X 7 FT WALL IFCWTM PROTECTS NATIONAL ARCHIVE BUILDING

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CEDAR FALLS, IAIFCWTM MORE INGENUITY! RAILWAY CLOSURE SPACER TO “BRIDGE” RAIL HEIGHT OTHERWISE STANDARD COMPONENTS
shelby oh warehouse facility doors flood proofing attached to concrete foundation
SHELBY, OH WAREHOUSE FACILITY DOORS FLOOD PROOFING ATTACHED TO CONCRETE FOUNDATION
louisville baseball stadium playing field access closure ohio river looms in background
LOUISVILLE BASEBALL STADIUM PLAYING FIELD ACCESS CLOSURE OHIO RIVER LOOMS IN BACKGROUND
closure 8 ft x 26 ft wet side view acceptance installation all components standardized
CLOSURE 8 FT X 26 FT WET SIDE VIEW ACCEPTANCE INSTALLATION ALL COMPONENTS STANDARDIZED
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EAST GRAND FORKS, MN STATE HIGHWAY CLOSURE ONE OF THREE CLOSURES DIMENSION 60 FT X 14 FT IFCWTM “VISIBLE”….WET SIDE TWO MORE CURRENTLY BEING INSTALLED

east grand forks mn state highway 2 60 ft x 14 ft dry side visible diagonal braces
EAST GRAND FORKS, MN STATE HIGHWAY 2 60 FT X 14 FT DRY SIDE – “VISIBLE” DIAGONAL BRACES
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INVISIBLE CLOSURE 60 FT X 14 FTON A TYPICAL DAY….TRAFFIC PASSING THROUGH THE MAIN GATE CLOSURE INTO EAST GRAND FORKS CITY CENTER
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IFCWTM PROTECTS WORLD FAMOUS VELAUS RESTAURANT VENLO, HOLLAND MAAS RIVER 1996 FLOOD LEVEL TO WINDOW SILL RESTAURANT – VISUAL PLEASURE OF CLASSIC RIVERSIDE VIEW

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OVERLAND FLOODING YEAR 2000INDOOR STADIUM FLOODED….BUILDING AND FIELD INUNDATED….SOLUTION IFCWTMINVISIBLE WALL 110 FT X 8 FT