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ZEPPELIN
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MISSISSIPPI RIVER
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Definitions

  1. The levee was ineffective during Hurricane Katrina. (Web site)

Metairie

  1. There was a breach alongside the Lake Villa canal located in Metairie, Where water poured over the top of the levee alongside thepumping station.

Levee Board

  1. Ironically enough, it doesn't require an engineering degree, or any type of experience with a levee to serve on the levee board in New Orleans. (Web site)

Protection Levee

  1. Hurricanes Lake Pontchartrain at New Orleans during Hurricane Georges in 1998; lakefront camps outside of the protection levee suffered severe damage. (Web site)

Levee District

  1. The University of New Orleans manages Pontchartrain Beach after acquiring the land from the Levee District in 1991.

Severe Levee

  1. There were multiple severe levee breaks along both MRGO and the Industrial Canal.

Album Winds

  1. The album winds up with one of their best blues songs, a Memphis Minnie cover titled "When the Levee Breaks". (Web site)

Levee System Protecting Metro

  1. Katrina's storm surge led to 53 levee breaches in the federally built levee system protecting metro New Orleans.

Showing Maximum Levee Height

  1. Geography Vertical cross-section of New Orleans, showing maximum levee height of 23 feet (7 m).

London Avenue Canal Levee

  1. The London Avenue Canal Levee and floodwall was breached during or shortly after Hurricane Katrina in late August of 2005.
  2. The breaches that occurred on the levees surrounding New Orleans were located on the 17th Street Canal Levee and London Avenue Canal Levee.
  3. At about midnight, a breach in the London Avenue Canal levee was reported.

Levee Breaches

  1. A June 2007 expert report stated that two-thirds of the flooding were due to levee breaches [2].
  2. Levee breaches in New Orleans also caused widespread loss of life, with over 700 bodies recovered in New Orleans by October 23, 2005. (Web site)

Levee Failures

  1. Set in New Orleans, "Treme" picks up three months after the floods that resulted from the levee failures in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

Orleans Levee Board

  1. NEW ORLEANS - The head of the Orleans Levee Board has quit amid questions about no-bid contracts to his relatives in the days after Hurricane Katrina.
  2. In the aftermath of the flooding, there have been calls for the elimination of the Orleans Levee Board and other local and regional boards.

September

  1. On September 1, 1970, Tama River 's levee failed during a typhoon, and 19 houses were destroyed by torrential flooding.

Section

  1. Likewise, at the London Avenue Canal, a section of fine sand under the levee might have been the culprit.

Place

  1. If it keeps on rainin', levee's goin' to break, If it keeps on rainin', levee's goin' to break, When The Levee Breaks I'll have no place to stay. (Web site)
  2. When The Levee Breaks I'll have no place to stay.

Top

  1. Naomi said that an earthen levee also could have been breached if the surge had pushed water over the top. (Web site)

Damaged

  1. Aerial evaluation revealed that up to 90 percent of the levee system was damaged. (Web site)

Repair

  1. A helicopter drops sandbags to repair a broken levee in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans.

Corps

  1. The corps called it an unforeseen combination of events that split the earthen levee and toppled the floodwall.

Engineers

  1. After 1965, the Corps of Engineers built a levee system around a much larger geographic footprint that included previous marshland and swamp.

Constructs

  1. In this interpretation, 'when the levee breaks,' it will be the former oppressors whose constructs are destroyed and who are cast out into the cold.

Area

  1. There was a breach in the levee system at the northwest corner of the New Orleans East protected area, near the Lakeside Airport.

Newport

  1. Newport on the Levee is a pretty cool place as well, the aquarium is nice.

Last Night

  1. All last night sat on the levee and moaned, All last night sat on the levee and moaned, Thinkin' 'bout me baby and my happy home.

Quebec City

  1. In 1997, he took the levee to Quebec City, against the advice of nearly everyone. (Web site)

Show Boat

  1. Cap'n Andy Hawks, owner of the show boat, introduces all of his actors to the excited crowd on the levee. (Web site)

Hurricane

  1. Some were considering a lawsuit against the federal government for having a levee that could survive no more than a Category 3 hurricane.
  2. Levee failure: The most important damage that the hurricane caused was to the city's flood defences. (Web site)

Mississippi

  1. Venice, LA Venice is the southernmost permanently inhabited area on the Louisiana coast and is situated within a ring levee on the Mississippi.
  2. Robert Johnson was born in Hazelhurst, Mississippi, May 8, 1911, but spent much of his early life in levee camps and on plantations in the northern Delta. (Web site)

Katrina

  1. It will take about 4-million cubic yards of fill - a nearly Superdome-sized pile - to repair the 170 miles of levee destroyed or damaged by Katrina.

Louisiana

  1. Venice, Louisiana is the town farthest south along Highway 23 within the protection levee. (Web site)
  2. The Orleans Levee Board was a major governmental entity that functions independently in and around Orleans Parish, Louisiana.

Neighborhood

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

City

  1. Davenport, Iowa is the only city over 20,000 people bordering the Upper Mississippi that has no permanent floodwall or levee. (Web site)

Storm

  1. The storm sent e water rising so quickly that it had reached windows of houses up to three blocks east of the levee by late morning. (Web site)
  2. Since the storm, residents of the Greater New Orleans area have come together to raise awareness that the levee failures were due to federal incompetence.

Breeches

  1. An aerial photo summary of the levee breeches and the resulting flooding of New Orleans when Lake.
  2. This neighborhood has flooded many times because of breeches in the levee in the Industrial canal nearby. (Web site)

Zeppelin

  1. Kansas Joe McCoy and Memphis Minnie's " When the Levee Breaks " was reworked by Led Zeppelin, and became one of that group's most famous songs.

Industrial Canal

  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. Some water also overtopped a section of the Industrial Canal levee.

Canal

  1. Woman walks dog along the levee beside the floodwall on the Metarie side of the Canal, 11 November, 2005. (Web site)
  2. A pair of levee breeches along the Canal during Hurricane Katrina in 2005 flooded a good portion of the city.

Levee System

  1. This would stabilize the water flow and allow work on the levee, while also helping to stabilize the rest of the levee system. (Web site)
  2. Those in Louisiana wondered how much of the levee system would be able to hold up.
  3. During Katrina, a wall of water was funneled into the city and overwhelmed the levee system.

Army Corps

  1. The Army Corps of Engineers considers a breach a hole developing in a levee rather than an overrun. (Web site)
  2. A levee system was put in, and according to the Army Corps of Engineers, this system was built to withstand a Category Three Hurricane. (Web site)

Mississippi River

  1. I received a grant to study fossils found near the levee of the Mississippi River.

Flooding

  1. A levee on the Industrial Canal collapsed, flooding much of the Lower 9th Ward.
  2. The flooding may be related to unconfirmed reports of levee breaks along industrial canals in the area. (Web site)
  3. The corps has been sued before over levee failures and flooding, but it had always walked away untouched. (Web site)

Hurricane Katrina

  1. When Hurricane Katrina reached Category 5 in 2005, some experts predicted that the levee system might fail completely if the storm passed close to the city. (Web site)
  2. Following Hurricane Katrina, the Army Corps of Engineers has instituted massive levee repair and hurricane protection measures to protect the city.
  3. New levee along the Industrial Canal above the Lower Ninth Ward neighborhood one year after Hurricane Katrina shown on Aug.

Lake Pontchartrain

  1. On August 29, its storm surge breached the levee system that protected New Orleans from Lake Pontchartrain and the Mississippi River.
  2. Bryan Vernon spent three hours on his roof after a levee along a canal on the south shore of Lake Pontchartrain gave way. (Web site)
  3. At least 80% of New Orleans was under flood water on August 31st, largely as a result of levee failures from Lake Pontchartrain. (Web site)

Breach

  1. A levee breach in the canal resulted in catastrophic flooding of the Lower 9th Ward during Hurricane Betsy in 1965.
  2. The Commander of the New Orleans district of the Army Corps of Engineers confirms levee breach and reports it to Vicksburg, MS headquarters. (Web site)
  3. Authorities also were gathering information on a levee breach in the western part of New Orleans.

Orleans

  1. Nearly every levee in metro New Orleans was breached as Hurricane Katrina passed just east of the city limits.
  2. The top image shows the approximately 240-meter-long (800-foot-long) break in the levee along Industrial Canal in East New Orleans.
  3. The levee and flood wall failures caused flooding in 85% of New Orleans and 100% of St. Bernard.

Levees

  1. The Orleans Levee Board and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, who share responsibility for the levees, stated afterwards that they had been unaware of this.

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