Flood control system in New Orleans - Katrina Third Year Anniversary

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New Orleans, La., July 9, 2008 -- Katrina and the subsequent flood waters isolated New Orleans, over whelming and incapacitating the city's massive flood control pumping systems. Interstates remained closed until the pumping systems were functioning enough to de-water the city.  Jacinta Quesada/FEMA
New Orleans, La., July 9, 2008 -- Katrina and the subsequent flood waters isolated New Orleans, over whelming and incapacitating the city's massive flood control pumping systems. Interstates remained closed until the pumping systems were functioning enough to de-water the city. Jacinta Quesada/FEMA - Location: New Orleans, LA