Rains Flood New Orleans as Pumps Fail

"New Orleans is under a state of emergency Thursday (Aug. 10) as officials work to bring back online a turbine that supplies power to the city's drainage pump system in the face of expected thunderstorms. It's the latest headline in a weekend of miscommunications from city officials after severe flooding seeped into thousands of homes, business and cars over the weekend."

The New Orleans Times-Picayune aggregates news about the crisis August 10, 2017.


"Governor Declares Emergency In New Orleans As Pump System Is Compromised" (Washington Post)

"One Year After The Great Flood, Louisiana’s Most Vulnerable Cope With The Losses" (Grist)

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune, 08/11/2017