Hurricane Katrina: The Aftermath
which is below sea level. Repair efforts were under way. A giant water main broke in New Orleans, making it unsafe to drink the city's water without first boiling it. Energy companies are still determining how much damage Hurricane Katrina has done to ...
High river water, strained canal lock threaten Louisiana homes
Slidell, Louisiana ... from last week's Hurricane Isaac, forcing authorities to relieve pressure on the structure by releasing water Saturday and Sunday. Earlier Sunday, St. Tammany Parish President Pat Brister told CNN the water level at the lock has ...
New Orleans outside of the French Quarter
Since 2010, visitor numbers to New Orleans have soared to pre-Hurricane Katrina levels. Traditionally, tourism has focused on the city’s oldest and most historic neighbourhood, the French Quarter ... were built above ground due to the high water table.
Levee work might imperil French Quarter
"When the chain is challenged by high ... French Quarter side would likely cause water to accumulate and even create a whirlpool effect. He said there is evidence the locks were a factor in the collapse of the flood wall next to the Lower 9th Ward during ...
"TROUBLE the WATER:" An Inside Look At Hurricane Katrina
The film opens the day before the storm makes landfall--just blocks away from the French Quarter ... was like they were in a 3rd world country not in the United States Of America. Trouble the Water exposed the fact that during Hurricane Katrina people ...