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Orleans Canal Levee

It can definitely be said that the Orleans Canal Levee was a poorly exicuted plan. As it can be seen in the image above, the end of the levee near the waste water treatment plan does not connect to anything. During the 2005 Hurricane Katrina this opening in the levee, that was designed by the Army Corp of Engineers, allowed a massive surge of water to flood the land that should have been protected. Although it is unknown what would have really happened if the levee was completed, it still shows that there was a lack of competence when designing it due to the damage that the opening allowed.

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