100 % success – German tech flood barriers save whole village



Nature has provided man with gifts that often bring him joy and tranquility. Most people would opt to live in serene woodlands, others in the hinterlands, while others still, near waterways like rivers and lakes.

Diesbach River is one of these natural wonders that the local folks enjoy due to its pristine waters that remain calm during the dry season.
The river got its name from the same village where it is found; Diesbach Village in Glarus Süd, Switzerland.

In contrast, Diesbach River turns into a roaring monster during heavy torrential downpours as it swells and endangers the community with flooding. This is the story of how the raging river was tamed by German technology flood protection.



With worsening climate change, a heavy downpour can submerge an entire village. In Glarus Süd, Switzerland, one simple heavy rain nearly flooded the area.

When beauty turns to Beast

Nature has provided man with gifts that often bring him joy and tranquility. Most people would opt to live in serene woodlands, others in the hinterlands, while others still, near waterways like rivers and lakes.

Diesbach River is one of these natural wonders that the local folks enjoy due to its pristine waters that remain calm during the dry season. The river got its name from the same village where it is found; Diesbach Village in Glarus Süd, Switzerland.

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Andreas Klippe

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Andreas Klippe is founder of the Asian Center for Flood Control located in Clark Freeport Zone, Philippines.

How a Simple Engineering Assessment can Prevent Disaster!



Instead of just buying flood barriers, engineering assessment is an important part to maximize a flood solution system’s potential.

Buying a Flood Protection System is easy! Knowing which one will be most effective for you takes a professional.

Choosing a flood protection system seems to be easy! There are so many flood protection systems in the market today. You can freely choose what product best suits your concerns.

Some you can even buy online, install on your own, and you’re done. But there is a problem with this approach. There is no way of ensuring quality. If there is no assurance of quality, are you really safe? And are you really sure which product suits best for your needs?

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Andreas Klippe

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Andreas Klippe is founder of the Asian Center for Flood Control located in Clark Freeport Zone, Philippines.

Best Places for Flood-free Living!



Searching for a new home doesn’t necessarily mean you can get away from your flood problems. To enjoy a flood-free living is a lot easier now than before, and can save you from the hassle.

When searching for a new home, consider not just looking at a cheap rent, go for the one that is safe too

The impact of climate change has affected our way of life more than we know. This affects our health, water supply, agriculture and food security, as well as transportation, energy, and ecosystems. You might not be aware, but this is making your daily life difficult.
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Andreas Klippe

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Andreas Klippe is founder of the Asian Center for Flood Control located in Clark Freeport Zone, Philippines.

What To Do When Your Drainage System Fails!



Relying on drainage systems alone could be your biggest mistake when heavy rains come. If it fails, your property and loved ones are in danger of flood.

Broken drainage system is one of the reasons why properties get flooded, even when it’s not a heavy downpour.

Checking the drainage system of a house is one way to make sure that the house is secured from any harm that floods can bring. It is often overlooked when searching for a new home. Whether you are looking for a place in an urban or rural area, a well-functioning drainage system is a must.

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Andreas Klippe

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Andreas Klippe is founder of the Asian Center for Flood Control located in Clark Freeport Zone, Philippines.

How Greenland’s Rapid Defrosting Affects Worldwide Flooding?



One thing is for sure: Greenland’s melting glaciers will make worldwide flooding worse. How soon will the effects of this be felt?

Formation of a lake over Greenland’s ice sheet during the summer of 2016.

The Greenland Ice Sheet is big and old. It’s the world’s largest island, lying in the North Atlantic Ocean and is known for its vast tundra and immense glaciers. In fact, according to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Ilulissat Icefjord of Greenland is the most productive glacier in the Northern Hemisphere.

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Andreas Klippe

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Andreas Klippe is founder of the Asian Center for Flood Control located in Clark Freeport Zone, Philippines.

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