Aqua-Fence constructed to surround Jane’s Carousel in DUMBO to prevent damage from flooding

Jane's Carousel in DUMBO was damaged by Superstorm Sandy, but now the Brooklyn Bridge icon is getting some much-needed protection in case of rising floodwaters.

The carousel will be equipped with a state-of-the-art system called Aqua-Fence.

The carousel will be equipped with a state-of-the-art system called Aqua-Fence. (9/18/13)

BROOKLYN - Jane's Carousel in DUMBO was damaged by Superstorm Sandy, but now the Brooklyn Bridge icon is getting some much-needed protection in case of rising floodwaters.

The carousel will incorporate a state-of-the-art system called Aqua-Fence.

The fence has 44 panels that can be assembled when floodwaters approach. The founders of the technology says a crew of 10 people can put it together in two to three hours with a drill.
 

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