Keeping The Water at Bay in Philadelphia

Keeping The Water at Bay in Philadelphia Editor: Allison Braswell A variety of piers over the Delaware River waterfront in Northern Philadelphia make the perfect recreational spots for area locals and visitors alike. Some of the most popular activities include catch and release fishing, live concerts, and taking in views of the river. Recent environmental changes, like the current rise in global sea levels, make it difficult to keep these spaces safe for the public and open year-round. ... Read more

Powerful ICEĀ® Model 2 helps to protect Private Residences

Editor: Debbie Reaney Hurricane Irma destroyed numerous residential properties when it made landfall over the state of Florida in 2017.  Over 70% of the state was without power after the storm ravaged electric lines, with coastal areas seeing the worst damage.  In was estimated at $50 million in damages to Florida alone. More than 5 years after the massive hurricane, residents are still working on repairing the damage.  Many people are forward thinking, making ... Read more

Seawall Replacement for Future Protection

Aging Seawall Repair Helps Protect New Jersey From Future Storms Editor: Ashley Steele  When Hurricane Sandy moved through the United States in 2012 it was the deadliest and most destructive of the decade.  Many residents in the Northeast felt major effects from this storm. Damages were estimated at $70 million in New Jersey alone. Seawalls can help to prevent major damages to coastal ports and towns.  In such an event as a hurricane, seawa ... Read more