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105 Stunning Photography of Unique Places to Visit Before You Die (part 1

Sun shining into the entrance to the Khao Luang Cave temple, Phetchaburi, Thailand. | © Craig Ferguson

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❧ French Drains to Fix Your Foundation Problems

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Submarine interior. WWII submarines were designed to allow one compartment to flood and still allow the sub to surface. The watertight doors allowed a flooded compartment to be completely isolated from the rest of the boat. While completely isolated, the trim and drain system could pump the compartment dry. Notice the valve above the door -- it allowed pressurizing the adjacent flooded compartment with air to stop the flooding - if the leak was low in the compartment.

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Amphibious Architecture: 12 Flood-Proof Home Designs

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Rain Garden Collaborating with Sherwood Design Engineers, site drainage was integrated early into the architecture and landscape design. Seasonal rains are managed onsite through multiple rain gardens which collect and control storm water runoff from the roof, decks, and pool terrace. This system decreases on site erosion and possible flooding to the city’s drainage downstream from the project site.

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Downspout runoff can cause flooding around the foundation of your house and lead to foundation damage and wood rot.

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Tokyo's gigantic flood prevention system

Tokyo's gigantic flood prevention system:

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Spring Flood Watch

In houses without gutters, a drip line collection system will solve foundation leakage problems. |

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758 - ...Before that, Splinter did his best, but they were often sick, hungry, and uncomfortable. Donnie’s the one who read up on aquaculture and set up the worm-and-algae farm, added air filters and purifiers, humidity controls, proper drainage and flood prevention, adequate heat and air conditioning, security systems…. They don’t say it nearly enough, but Donnie pretty much engineered their entire way of life.

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