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2008-09-02 09:00:18

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Waves crashed high against flood walls Monday and New Orleans' rebuilt levee system survived its first hurricane in three years, but Gustav exposed weaknesses the Army Corps of Engineers won't plug any time soon. Gustav was no Katrina.

2008-06-28 06:00:03

By Jennifer A. Bowen, Belleville News-Democrat, Ill. Jun. 28--The levees on the Illinois side of the river continues to hold back the Mississippi River, and pressure was eased somewhat when a levee that protects Winfield, Mo., failed early Friday.

2008-06-27 21:00:23

By Jennifer A. Bowen, Belleville News-Democrat, Ill. Jun. 27--The levees on the Illinois side of the river continue to hold back the Mississippi River, and pressure was eased somewhat when a levee that protects Winfield, Mo., failed early Friday.

2005-10-03 14:31:35

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - High tides due to gusty winds threatened renewed flooding in storm-ravaged New Orleans, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said on Monday, but steps were being taken to prevent it.

2005-09-30 18:49:41

By Kenneth Li NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Thousands of people began returning to storm-ravaged New Orleans on Friday, but local officials said they feared fragile levees could give way once again if another hurricane strikes.

2005-09-30 14:27:20

By Kenneth Li NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Thousands of people began returning to storm-ravaged New Orleans on Friday, but local officials said they feared that fragile levees could give way once again if another hurricane strikes.

2005-09-30 12:36:12

By Ken Li NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Thousands of people began returning to storm-ravaged New Orleans on Friday, but local officials voiced fears that fragile levees could give way once again if another hurricane strikes.

2005-09-23 09:59:05

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Water is spilling over a levee in New Orleans as the outer edge of Hurricane Rita dumps rain on the city, an official with the Army Corps of Engineers said on Friday.

2005-09-10 18:40:18

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (Reuters) - U.S. officials overseeing the draining of New Orleans on Saturday cut in half the time they expect it will take to bail out the water-logged city. U.S.

2005-09-05 18:42:28

HOUSTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has closed a major gap in the New Orleans levees battered by Hurricane Katrina and is pumping water from the flooded city, an agency spokesman said Monday.


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