FloodSax® Delivers 2,500 Sandless Sandbags to Oroville Dam for Emergency Flood Response

Posted on 01 Mar 00:31

The #1 Selling Sandless Sandbags on the market, FloodSax® provided aid during the Oroville Dam flooding emergency event, delivering 2,500 instant sandbags within hours of request.

 

Rancho Santa Margarita, Ca – FloodSax® USA, the #1 Selling Sandbag Alternative, offered the perfect solution when it came to the flooding emergency at Oroville Dam this February.  With record rainfall from storms hitting most parts of California, especially in Northern regions, Oroville Dam reached maximum capacity.  Catastrophe hit, when the Oroville Dam spillway began to crumble, forcing them to use an emergency reservoir that has never been used before.  In caution, officials evacuated over 188,000 homes.  Throughout the storm and in preparation, the state Department of Water Resources have setup use of traditional sandbags, large rock filled bags, but with too little resources on sandbagging and setup, they decided to turn to FloodSax® Sandless Sandbags.

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While the state Department of Water Resources have put many sandbags and large rockbags in use, the flooding emergency required more sandbags… and immediate deployment.  With an serious situation at hand and already limited manpower, the state Department of Water Resources decided to work with a trusted flood barrier solution; FloodSax®.  In response to an urgent call, FloodSax® USA worked quickly and closely with their logistics team to deliver over 2,500 bags of FloodSax® instant sandbags.  Delivery occurred in less than 1 day of the initial Saturday emergency phone call, FloodSax® were delivered to the Oroville Dam, to help divert the dam break water flows.

Racing against time, the California State Department of Water Resources needed to build a flood barrier wall at over 3 feet in height and over 100 feet long to divert flowing waters.  Understanding that FloodSax® offer an effective and unique patented design, it was an easy decision to go with FloodSax®.  FloodSax® will continue to work closely with officials and the geologists involved at the Oroville Dam to ensure effective flood damage mitigation. 

About FloodSax® USA:

FloodSax® Sandless Sandbags’ patented design offers instant, lightweight and highly stackable sandbags to create strong and effective flood wall barriers.  FloodSax® Sandbag Alternatives go from 1 lb. to 50 lbs. in minutes by absorbing almost any kind of fluid (from water to hazardous chemicals).  

FloodSax® helps protect life and property against flood waters, while absorbing fluids without the sand, labor, and mess.  As a super water absorbent pad, FloodSax® is ideal for protection from costly water damage, caused by leaky appliances, pipes, water heaters, aquariums, toilets, sinks and much more.  Dry, FloodSax® weigh about 1 lb., making it compact, lightweight and easy enough to be handled by virtually anybody.  Activated, FloodSax® sandbag alternatives expand to be up to 50 lbs. in weight, easy to stack, stagger and stable for superior flood barrier walls.

Flooding Devastates Across The Country

Posted on 01 Nov 22:00

Thousands in the United States and throughout the world face the devastation caused by water damage each year.  With our recent hit by Hurricane Matthew… and the terrible flooding in Lousiana, it is more important than ever to be prepared.  Storms and prolonged heavy rainfall has been no joke for many who’s lived through the terror of flooding.  That is why Richard Bailey, the inventor of FloodSax Sandless Sandbags, came up with the idea to make it easy and simple for anyone to prepare for floods.  Yes, even the elderly and disabled can setup and prepare for flash floods, even if they don’t have a strong man (or woman) around to setup heavy sandbags!

2016 US Winter Wetter Outlook on Weather

 

FloodSax has revolutionized the sandbag market with its introduction of sandless sandbags, helping prevent such dangerous, unnecessary damage. The sandbag alternatives utilize a polymer, wood pulp, and other non-woven materials as the main contents to help absorb water. FloodSax sandless sandbags weigh 1 pound at dry weight, inflating to up to 50 pounds when water is added. Just in the United States alone, floods are recognized as the number one most common natural disaster, with a record 700 million dollars in damage recorded since 2010. Preparation is vital for such disasters! Families in Los Rubios, Southern California utilized the sandbag alternatives to effectively prepare for their winter storms this year and shared their collective testimonials.

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Flood Protection in California - Digging Sand and Bagging Sandags vs. FloodSax

When it comes this year’s La Nina, we are expecting a wetter winter in the Northern parts of the US.  As we’ve witnessed recently with Louisiana’s heavy rainfall, a disaster that has cost the state over $30 million dollar in damages… there was little warning.  Whether hurricane or storm, heavy rains can cause extreme damage for thousands of homes and families.  For just a couple hundreds of dollars, it is just smart to have FloodSax available in case that “rainy day”. 

 

Indoor Water Leak and Flood Protection

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Did you know that FloodSax offers a dual purpose?  It also works as a super absorbent pad… soaking up to 5.8 gallons of water in its path.

FloodSax Sandless Sandbags are utilized for liquid diversion and as absorbent pads in addition to their flood protection capabilities. The self-absorbing sandbags are unique in comparison to alternatives on the market. The reusable sandless sandbags are lightweight and absorb up to 5.8 gallons of liquid within 5 minutes. Favored by companies from Budweiser and Hiram College, to McDonalds, the eco-friendly products offer a 10-year shelf life and offer 40% more coverage in comparison to other sandbags. The patented technology involved has proven successful, with over 2 million units sold worldwide.

Please see FloodSax Reviews for more information on the benefits and uses of FloodSax Sandless Sandbags.



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