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Definitions

  1. A levee system was put in, and according to the Army Corps of Engineers, this system was built to withstand a Category Three Hurricane.

Engineers

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

Breach

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

Failures

  1. The failures of the levee system left about 80 percent of the city flooded with water up to 20 feet deep.

Katrina

  1. During Katrina, a wall of water was funneled into the city and overwhelmed the levee system.
  2. Once Katrina has done her worst and moved on, the documentary shifts to the failures of the levee system.

Orleans Area

  1. The surge severely strained the levee system in the New Orleans area.

Orleans

  1. After 11:00 am CDT, several sections of the levee system in New Orleans collapsed.

Levee

  1. This would stabilize the water flow and allow work on the levee, while also helping to stabilize the rest of the levee system.

Levee System

  1. On August 29, its storm surge breached the levee system that protected New Orleans from Lake Pontchartrain and the Mississippi River.
  2. 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.
  3. A levee system was put in, and according to the Army Corps of Engineers, this system was built to withstand a Category Three Hurricane.

Categories

  1. Storm Surge
  2. Countries > United States > Louisiana > Lake Pontchartrain
  3. Orleans Area
  4. Levee
  5. Water > Bays > Gulfs > Mississippi River
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