Investing to build a new building is not taken lightly. You want the best features possible. Shouldn’t you want your foundations protected as well? Flood waters can weakened your foundation if not protected.
Rushing floodwaters are a force of nature. Its purpose is only one to go to the path of least resistance going to the lowest part of the ground. Anything that gets in the way are either swept away or go diverted from it. But eventually anything the isn’t anchored is likely to sweep away too. The ground to which it is anchored can be washed away.
Floodwater current are the most dangerous in the world. Anything can be swept away including vehicles. Even at six inches it can knock a person off his feet due the strength of the current. Given enough time and intensity, it can weaken even the strongest foundation there is.
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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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