Hurricane Protection System

Hurricane Katrina External Review Panel of ASCE

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


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 | Protective structures | Levees and dikes | Pumping stations | Geodetic datum | Drainage systems


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