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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Pumping continues on September 18.

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Levee repair work continues on September 20.

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The two pictures above, taken on September 20, show the damaged 17th Street Canal levee.

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The damaged London Avenue Canal levee as seen on September 21.

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This photo, taken on September 29, shows the breach in the Industrial Canal levee. By this date, much of the water had been successfully pumped from large portions of the city.

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Pumping continues in the Lower 9th Ward on October 3. Hurricane Rita had caused further damage to the levees as the storm passed offshore on September 23, resulting in renewed flooding in the Lower 9th Ward area.

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Work continues on repairing the London Avenue levee. This photo was taken on October 24.

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