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August 9, 2017

Did NOLA drainage fail its big flood test?

  • About 15 businesses flooded for the second time in two weeks.
  • By JANET McCONNAUGHEY and STACEY PLAISANCE
    Associated Press

    NEW ORLEANS — As New Orleans dried out Monday from torrential rains that flooded areas for the second time in two weeks, the City Council called a special meeting to review the drainage system and warning processes.

    Council President Jason Williams said he planned the Tuesday meeting “not to make any presumptions or cast any aspersions, but to really do an autopsy of every single thing that happened between Saturday and Sunday.”


     
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