Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Corps team blames poor levees

Corps team blames poor levees
"The report again concludes that "particularly inadequate" designs of levee walls along the 17th Street and London Avenue drainage canals resulted in their failure, despite storm-surge water not overtopping them."

Follow up: Better blog posts about this here.

2 comments:

Mr. Clio said...

I like their line that the "system did not behave as a system."

Then it wasn't a system, was it?

Let's not even use the word.

Let's just say the patchwork pieces of crap that we built failed because we did it on the cheap.

Leigh C. said...

(spanking on the butt - slap, slap)

Bad system! Bad, BAD SYSTEM!!!