Selling snake oil again. Filled with water during a drought? By the time a home
owner filled one section of this wall with his 50' 1/2 inch garden hose the
flood will be over. Not a feasible or practical idea for homeowners or city
streets. Plastic liners and fill sand are not feasible either.Too
big and awkward to be practical in meandering flood waters. Cost alone would be
prohibitive in buying and storing and the city won't pay to install them to
save private property. They would be best used on freeways as crash barriers.
Water is scarce and not feasible. In a flood these tanks will be buoyant and
float off before they can be weighted down.I hope the city
doesn't fall for this idea, anyone with any skills of thought can see the
many flaws in this idea. Home owners can't afford them and its more plastic
that can't be recycled and the winters and summer heat and UV rays will
destroy any reusable life expectancy they claim to have.
@My2Cents"Filled with water during a drought?"When we are in
flood season, I don't think that is what drought means. If we have enough
water for floods, we have enough water to fill these.
something like this plastic wall system may be best for city & county
emergency Roads crews, private residents would have to build a barn in addition,
to store the empty containers. If your crazy enough to go this route, buy a
backhoe and rent some CONCRETE!!
Sounds like an interesting product. Just about anything is preferable to
sandbags! I was a little disappointed with the article though; it touted the
product's potential benefits and mentioned several places where the product
had been used, but it didn't say how well the product actually worked. It
came across like a Muscle Wall press release.
Two cents.Have you handled the product personally?