Overview of New Orleans Levee Failures: Lessons Learned and Their Impact on National Levee Design and Assessment

This paper provides an overview of the Southeast Louisiana Flood and Hurricane Protection System that was in place at the time of Hurricane Katrina. Both geography and components of the system are described. A brief description of the development of the storm, the major damage caused, and lessons learned are discussed.

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  • Authors:
    • Sills, G L
    • Vroman, N D
    • Wahl, R E
    • Schwanz, N T
  • Publication Date: 2008-5


  • English

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  • Accession Number: 01100409
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 3 2008 7:26AM