The following are pictures of the levee breaks and subsequent efforts to repair the breaches.
The levees breach on the afternoon of August 29, flooding nearly 80% of New Orleans under water as much as 20 feet deep.
The levee break on the Industrial Canal as seen on August 31
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.
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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