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  1. The Industrial Canal is a 5.5-mile waterway that connects the Mississippi River to the Intracoastal Waterway.
  2. The Industrial Canal was dredged through the neighborhood at the start of the 1920s.
  3. In the Industrial Canal, the gush of water broke a barge from its moorings. (Web site)


  1. There are eight bridges over the Industrial Canal. (Web site)


  1. Floodwaters propelled the barge ING 4727 into the neighborhood on the other side of the levee from the Industrial Canal.

Cubic Feet

  1. A pump station was pumping out about 5,000 cubic feet per second at the Industrial Canal.

Hurricane Katrina

  1. New levee along the Industrial Canal above the Lower Ninth Ward neighborhood one year after Hurricane Katrina shown on Aug.

Ninth Ward

  1. One of the hardest hit areas was the Ninth Ward which suffered catastrophic flooding due to a breach in the Industrial Canal.
  2. The portion of the Ninth Ward along the riverfront between Faubourg Marigny and the Industrial Canal is known as Bywater.


  1. Floodwalls were breached in the 17th Street Canal, at two places in the London Avenue Canal, and at two places in the Industrial Canal, Suhayda said. (Web site)


  1. A surge of water was also pushed up the MR-GO into the Industrial Canal where the levees protecting the upper and lower Ninth wards failed. (Web site)
  2. By 8:00 AM CDT (1300 UTC), in New Orleans, water was seen rising on both sides of the Industrial Canal. (Web site)


  1. Three major avenues cross the neighborhood parallelling the river, each with bridges over the Industrial Canal.


  1. During Katrina, a loose barge broke out of the Industrial Canal and crushed several houses in the 9th Ward.


  1. This is the portion of the city to the east of the Industrial Canal and north of the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet.
  2. The area to the east of the Industrial Canal and north of the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet is known as "Eastern New Orleans".


  1. The Industrial Canal prompted development of the land further back along the Canal, and provided steady work for labor in the area.


  1. Naomi said last week that one of the Industrial Canal breaches likely was caused by a loose barge that broke through it. (Web site)
  2. Two breaches in the Industrial Canal resulted in a highly destructive and lethal flooding of the Lower Ninth Ward neighborhood.


  1. Another breach was on a levee by Industrial Canal, which flooded the east side of the city during the storm.
  2. He predicted that a surge of 2 to 3 metres per second would breach the walls of the Industrial Canal, which joins with the MRGO, and flood low-lying areas. (Web site)
  3. During Hurricane Betsy in 1965, a breach in the Industrial Canal flooded the Lower 9th Ward.

Lake Pontchartrain

  1. The Industrial Canal and Lock were built by the Port of New Orleans to provide navigation between the Mississippi River and Lake Pontchartrain. (Web site)
  2. The levees protecting New Orleans from Lake Pontchartrain failed in three places; London Avenue, Industrial Canal and at one point in the Main Lake Levee. (Web site)

Storm Surge

  1. The storm surge in the Industrial Canal on the east side of the city reached 12 feet -- the same height as the lowest wall.


  1. Katrina hit early on Monday 29th August, the levees broke in three places - along the Industrial Canal, the 17th Street Canal, and the London Street Canal. (Web site)


  1. It was flooded not by rainfall, but by a breach in the Industrial Canal levee, resulting in catastrophic flooding and loss of life in the neighborhood.
  2. By Saturday night, September 24, water from a 150-foot gap in the Industrial Canal levee flooded some areas of the Ninth Ward to eight feet deep. (Web site)
  3. So the presence of this barge in the exact area where the Industrial Canal levee breached is highly suspicious. (Web site)

Industrial Canal

  1. Storm surge from the MR-GO is also a leading suspect in the three breaches of floodwalls along the the Industrial Canal. (Web site)
  2. The storm surge overtopped levees along the channel and on both sides of its terminus at the Industrial Canal in the Ninth Ward.
  3. Mashriqui believes this contributed to the scouring that undermined the levees and floodwalls along the outlet and Industrial Canal. (Web site)


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