Hurricane Protection System

by
Hurricane Katrina External Review Panel of ASCE


Part of: The New Orleans Hurricane Protection System: What Went Wrong and Why

Abstract:

This chapter discusses hurricane protection systems. Topics include standard project hurricane, levees and floodwalls, datums and elevations, and interior drainage and pump stations.



Subject Headings: Hurricanes and typhoons | Levees and dikes | Pumping stations | Protective structures | Geodetic datum | Drainage systems

 

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