CNN: Levee Breech, Rapid Flooding in Lower…

CNN (TV, not .com) just reported that the Industrial Levee in the Lower 9th Ward of New Orleans has ruptured under the strain of water and wind, flooding homes and streets throughout the same area that was devastated by Katrina. The Army Corps of Engineers' latest release said that levees were overtopped, relieving some pressure, but all levees were holding. It’s possible that the CNN’s reporters doesn’t know the definition of a breech. It’s also possible that the Corps of Engineers' release was simply older than the breech occurrence.

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