Levees.org releases new info on what may have led floodwalls to collapse | WWLTV

When it came time to rebuild his home near the London Avenue Canal, K.C. King decided to make sure he never flooded again.

"You see up there, the Katrina depth?" King said, as he pointed at a depth gauge several feet over his head. "That's the depth we were underwater."

Twenty years prior to the failure of the floodwalls along several of the city's outfall canals, a crucial test by the Army Corps of Engineers played a role in what may have ultimately led to the floodwalls' collapse, according to the advocacy group "Levees.org."

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