IPET Releases Draft Final Report on New Orleans


Subject:
Hurricane Katrina , All LII Hurricane Katrina Resources , Flood Cleanup , Flood Control and Levee Management

Description:
A summary press release and link to the draft final report of a performance evaluation of the New Orleans and Southeast Louisiana Hurricane Protection System during Hurricane Katrina. The report concludes that "the system's performance was compromised by ... incompleteness ... inconsistency ... and the lack of redundancy." From the Interagency Performance Evaluation Taskforce (IPET), a group of more than 150 government, academic, and private sector scientists and engineers.

Publisher:
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.hq.usace.army.mil/cepa/ipetfinal.htm


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