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Steps To Take If Your House Floods

Steps To Take If Your House Floods
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Steps To Take If Your House Floods

Because we can’t control natural disasters, the possibility of a flood may occur at any time. Or, maybe it’s a water source that suddenly breaks. But, here’s what we can control. W ...

Because we can’t control natural disasters, the possibility of a flood may occur at any time. Or, maybe it’s a water source that suddenly breaks. But, here’s what we can control. We can control how ready we are in case our houses flood, and knowing this procedure can minimize dam ...

August 8th 2021 – Storm Flooding Downtown Omaha

August 8th 2021 – Storm Flooding Downtown Omaha
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August 8th 2021 – Storm Flooding Downtown Omaha

Heavy rains drenched eastern Nebraska on Saturday night, which caused flash flooding in Omaha. This torrential rain flooded businesses, left people across the city without power, a ...

Heavy rains drenched eastern Nebraska on Saturday night, which caused flash flooding in Omaha. This torrential rain flooded businesses, left people across the city without power, and stranded drivers. Severe thunderstorms were accompanied by quarter-sized hail and 60 mph winds ...

Common Causes of Frozen Pipes Bursting

Common Causes of Frozen Pipes Bursting
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Common Causes of Frozen Pipes Bursting

With the temperature decreasing rapidly, homeowners must keep an eye on their water pipes. The reason behind this is that following the winter season is freezing and bursting water ...

With the temperature decreasing rapidly, homeowners must keep an eye on their water pipes. The reason behind this is that following the winter season is freezing and bursting water pipes. Unfortunately, most homeowners are unaware of the causes of frozen pipes. In turn, they a ...

How Water is Brought to Rural Areas

How Water is Brought to Rural Areas
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How Water is Brought to Rural Areas

More than half of the world’s population, i.e., about 70% of the world’s population, still resides in rural areas. Majorly from Asia and Africa, these are typically low-income grou ...

More than half of the world’s population, i.e., about 70% of the world’s population, still resides in rural areas. Majorly from Asia and Africa, these are typically low-income groups lacking access to an adequate water supply. A substantial amount of the rural population existing ...

How Tunnels are built Underwater

How Tunnels are built Underwater
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How Tunnels are built Underwater

When tunnels are built underwater, it's mostly because a bridge or ferry is unavailable, or to reduce the usage of an existing bridge or ferry because of competition or relief. Hi ...

When tunnels are built underwater, it's mostly because a bridge or ferry is unavailable, or to reduce the usage of an existing bridge or ferry because of competition or relief. History of the Underwater Tunnels In the early 19th century in London, the world's first underwater t ...

Benefits of a Water Softener

Benefits of a Water Softener
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Benefits of a Water Softener

Water changes in every environment, and when it comes into contact with people and certain environments, it can become contaminated or hard. Minerals such as calcium and magnesium ...

Water changes in every environment, and when it comes into contact with people and certain environments, it can become contaminated or hard. Minerals such as calcium and magnesium start to build-up which creates hard water. Effects of Hard Water Although hard water isn't harmfu ...

Keeping Water Away from Your Foundation

Keeping Water Away from Your Foundation
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Keeping Water Away from Your Foundation

In order for your home to last, it needs a solid foundation. If the foundation is compromised it could lead to expensive repairs, or sustain irreparable damage. So the best thing y ...

In order for your home to last, it needs a solid foundation. If the foundation is compromised it could lead to expensive repairs, or sustain irreparable damage. So the best thing you can do is prevent damage to your foundation. There are many ways a foundation can become damag ...

What Man-Made Lakes Are Used For

What Man-Made Lakes Are Used For
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What Man-Made Lakes Are Used For

Man-made lakes, also known as reservoirs, are used as water sources throughout the world. Man-made lakes are usually constructed by using a dam to divert a portion of a river to st ...

Man-made lakes, also known as reservoirs, are used as water sources throughout the world. Man-made lakes are usually constructed by using a dam to divert a portion of a river to store the water within a reservoir. During seasonal changes, water runoff and precipitation add to the ...

The Construction of the Panama Canal

The Construction of the Panama Canal
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The Construction of the Panama Canal

In 1881, France began construction of the Panama Canal, a 51-mile waterway connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans in Panama. Due to high mortality rates and engineering problem ...

In 1881, France began construction of the Panama Canal, a 51-mile waterway connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans in Panama. Due to high mortality rates and engineering problems, France ended operations and the United States took over construction in 1904. The Panama Canal wa ...

What Happens to my Sump Pump in a Power Outage?

What Happens to my Sump Pump in a Power Outage?
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What Happens to my Sump Pump in a Power Outage?

Spring is here which brings rain that could cause a potential problem for your home. Rainwater does make its way down and around your foundation, where it must be pumped away from ...

Spring is here which brings rain that could cause a potential problem for your home. Rainwater does make its way down and around your foundation, where it must be pumped away from the house. In homes with sump pumps, this water around the foundation will, by design, find its way ...