• Customer Questions: How to Prevent Flooding
  • Karen

    Karen D. Hamel CSP, CET, WACH, is a regulatory compliance professional, trainer and technical writer. She has more than 25 years of experience helping EHS professionals find solutions to meet EPA, OSHA and DOT regulations and has had more than 200 articles published on a variety of EHS topics. Karen is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Environmental health and Safety Trainer (CET), Walkway Auditor Certificate Holder (WACH), OSHA-Authorized Outreach Trainer for General Industry, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) trainer and hazmat technician. She serves on the Blair County, PA LEPC. Her specialties include a wide variety of environmental, safety, emergency response, risk management, DOT and NIMS topics. She conducts trainings and seminars at national conferences and webinars for several national organizations. For regulation or product information, we can be reached at 1-800-HOT-HOGS (468-4647) or by email at xtechnical@newpig.com.

  • Mark Murphysays:
    11/19/2018 at 2:36 pm Reply

    I really appreciate your tip on how a leak diverter can move the leak to a manageable area until it can be taken care of. My wife and I recently moved into a new neighborhood that has a big lake next to it, and we are concerned that we won’t be able to handle any floods. I will be sure to tell my wife that we should try and get a leak diverter for an emergency!

  • Caden Dahlsays:
    03/20/2019 at 9:39 pm Reply

    Flood waters are never a good thing to happen. It would be a good idea to be prepared. I’ll probably have to get some of the things you listed here.

  • Millie Huesays:
    03/21/2019 at 9:48 pm Reply

    I like that you pointed out that there are dam barriers that we can use to keep water out, and they will not take that much space, unlike sandbags. I will be choosing this for my house since the news said that there will be a storm coming. The last storm we had got our basement flooded since the river near us overflowed and reached our house.

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