Water Overtops New Orleans Levee

Floodwaters overtopped New Orleans' industrial canal, raising concerns that the city's fragile levee system would not be able to withstand the torrential rains the city faces as Hurricane Gustav makes landfall. The brunt of the storm seems to have passed to the West of New Orleans, but the fragile levees still in a state of disrepair since Huricane Katriana devastated the city three years ago are being closely watched for signs of failure. The walls of the canal, located in the city's Upper...Full Story
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