Hurricane Katrina~ Media Pictures:
The Levees

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The following are pictures of the levee breaks and subsequent efforts to repair the breaches.

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The levees breach on the afternoon of August 29, flooding nearly 80% of New Orleans under water as much as 20 feet deep.

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The levee break on the Industrial Canal as seen on August 31

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The 3 pictures above were all taken on September 12 and show the ongoing efforts to repair the levees and begin the process of pumping the floodwaters out of New Orleans.

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This photo, taken on September 17 at the 17th Canal levee, shows workers continuing to pump the water from the city.

More Pictures of the Levees

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