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Extraordinary Increases in Coastal Flooding

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) a trend of increased coastal flooding will continue to worsen as the climate crisis escalates. "High tide flooding is...

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Cane Island Flood Control & Bank Stabilization with Weep Hole Filters

The Buffalo Bayou watershed flows through Harris & Fort Bend counties in Texas. The slow moving Buffalo Bayou River has been a major source of flooding in the Houston area. During Hurricane...

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Missouri DOT Berry Rd/I-44 St. Louis

In 2015, the Missouri DOT installed Maintainable Weep Hole Filters along a pre-cast retaining wall which ran along the exit ramp from I-44 at Berry St. The enormous wall held up the express way. ...

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Illinois DOT Retaining Wall I-90 & Lawrence Avenue Chicago IL

Like many large cities, many of Chicago's area roadways run below grade with long retaining walls along the expressway and at entrance and exit ramps. 

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Avalon Bay Weep Hole Component Construction

Seacoast Marine Construction Builds Sea Wall On Hudson River in New York.   Seacoast Marine Construction utilized weep hole components when creating a seawall at Yonkers, New York for Avalon...

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Jet Filter New Product Launch - 3" Diameter

New Sustainable Weep Hole Product Available Today!  Jet Filter System is excited to announce an effective and new product to the market, the 3" diameter SS Weep Hole Component is now available...

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National Concrete Masonry Association Manual Addition

The National Concrete Masonry Association Creates a Third Edition for State of The Practice Design of Retaining Walls. Previous National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA) manuals have had...

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Case Study of Failed Retaining Wall in Visakhapatnam, India

The Structural Failure of a Retaining Wall. Heavy rains caused a cantilever basement retaining wall in Dwarakanagar Visakhapatnam to fail. The four basement boundary walls began to crack severely...

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Performance Comparison of Retaining Wall Drainage Systems

Research on Prefabricated Composite Drainage Systems of Retaining Walls. Current research done by the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) analyzes a more cost & time effective, durable, and...

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Effects of Drainage Systems on Retaining Wall Stability

Research on the Bending Moments and Shear Forces of Retaining Walls. A study was conducted by researchers at the University of Putra Malaysia to determine the impact of drainage systems on the...

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