Flooding

Resource pages for "Flooding"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


Pensacola State College

How This Florida College Recovered From Hurricane Damage

In Florida, Pensacola State College needed flooding mitigation and a roof replacement after a devastating hurricane.
mold

Mold: A Hidden Threat

At least 45 million buildings in the U.S. have unhealthy levels of mold, including offices, schools, hospitals, and homes.
Extreme Weather Technology

Severe Weather: Protecting Facilities With Technology

How innovative weather technology protects utility providers and supports better emergency response coordination during weather disasters
building resiliency

Maintaining A Resilient Building

Given the state of climate change, along with an increased focus on building safety and security, building resiliency is more top of mind than ever.
Flood Risk Mitigation

Case Study: Corporate Industrial Campus Flood Risk Mitigation

Portadam provided flood risk mitigation services to prevent weather-related damage at Sonoco Products Company’s manufacturing facility.
building resiliency

Safeguarding Facilities During Severe Weather Events

As the 2022 hurricane season picks up, facility executives should brush up on how to best keep buildings safe during adverse weather events.
inspections

Baby Formula Plants Went Without Inspections Due to COVID

In midst of the national baby formula shortage, the government is reevaluating its approach to baby formula plant inspections.
Moisture Meters

Moisture Meters Essential To Contractor Toolkit

After a disaster involving water intrusion, moisture meters are crucial to assess and document the damage prior to replacement or restoration.
Flood Eliminator

AGF Auxiliary Drain Flood Eliminator

The Model 5900 Flood Eliminator is an attachment that prevents broken auxiliary drains from flooding a facility. It is designed to allow condensate water to collect normally in a standard drum drip.
natural disasters

Take Action Against Natural Disasters During National Preparedness Month

The EPA is encouraging individuals, businesses, and communities to follow health and safety tips to mitigate the impacts of natural disasters.
auxiliary drains

Sprinkler Systems And Freezing Weather

Proper maintenance and using available equipment can help facility management prevent flooding caused by frozen auxiliary drains.
parking lots

Maintaining Parking Lots In Late Summer Months

This time of year, facility managers in warmer regions may face parking lot damage from heavy rains, standing water, and intense sun.
flood barriers

Flood Barriers Flood Resistant Up To 6′

The Flood Panel Super Flood Log is a modular system that can withstand water levels up to 6'.
electrical

News From NFPA: Ready Or Not, Disaster Can Strike Facilities Anytime

Whether it's a natural threat of extreme weather or a manmade hazard, a disaster can take out an electrical system. What is your plan?
Environmental Monitoring

Protect Your Building Against Disaster With Environmental Monitoring

Environmental monitoring can detect emergencies and allow buildings to communicate with their operators, preventing minor issues from becoming disasters.
resiliency

To Protect Property, Design Solutions for Campus Resiliency

Mitigate damage from flooding and other weather related threats by incorporating preventive measures in buildings and around sites.
dry floodproofing

FM Certified Dry Floodproofing

The FM Certified Side Deployed Flex-Wall 2510 protects facility openings from flood damage and is approved to a water height of 6'.

10 Tips When Water Damage Hits

When responding to a water-related disaster, time is of the essence. Here are 10 best practices to expedite the water remediation process.

Alvin High School: Tested In Texas

Download this case study from Legrand and find out how the Outdoor Ground Box survived 53 inches of water from Hurricane Harvey without missing a beat.
coastal flooding

RICS Moves Closer To Cities Of The Future Winner

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors founded this competition for young people around the world to create solutions to urban challenges including rapid urbanization, climate change, and resource scarcity.

Webinars

facility condition data

Webinar: Use Data To More Effectively Manage Your Facility’s Lifecycle

Attend this free webinar and learn how access to real-time facility condition data empowers you to make smarter decisions about ongoing maintenance, capital planning, and future projects.
Managing Labor Shortages

The Next Big FM Challenge: Managing Labor Shortages, Recruitment And Retention

Attend this free webinar and learn how to tip the scales to balance recruitment, retention, and labor shortages, while retaining critical institutional knowledge.
Facility Management Year In Review

Facility Management Year In Review: Lessons & Predictions From Industry Leaders

View this free video webinar and hear from a panel of facility management leaders who will share what they’ve learned from the past, and what they hope 2023 will bring.

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