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  CTV.ca | New Orleans: When the levee breaks
Officials have discussed using sandbags to fill a break in one of the levees.
For example, "When the Levee Breaks" is the name of a 1929 blues tune by Memphis Minnie, made famous by Led Zeppelin.
The 560-kilometre-long hurricane levee system, mostly along Lake Pontchartrain to the north and the Mississippi River on the south -- was designed to withstand a fast-moving Category 3 hurricane, which carries with it a storm surge of up to 5.5 metres.
www.ctv.ca /servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/1125442964217_7   (1636 words)

  
 Disaster Response: California levee breaks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The break in the levee west of Stockton on Thursday morning flooded thousands of acres of farm fields and resulted in saltwater intrusion from the San Francisco Bay into the San Joaquin-Sacramento River Delta.
The break in the levee, which has grown to about 300 feet, occurred in a rural farming area where there are few homes.
He said some of the levees were built 100 years ago by farmers who drained the marshy area and created a series of islands protected by a series of levees, which they formed by pushing together piles of dirt.
www.ucc.org /disaster/d060804.htm   (766 words)

  
 Whiskey Bar: When the Levee Breaks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
When the levee breaks, mama, you got to move.
Likewise, the Great Mississippi flood of 1927 -- which inspired Memphis Minnie to write one of Led Zeppelin's best songs -- broke levees from St. Louis to New Orleans and turned most of the Delta country of western Mississippi (the state, not the river) into an inland sea.
Which means the levees have to be raised steadily higher, and the pumps have to work steadily harder, to keep it dry.
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 When the Levee Breaks - Led Zeppelin's Influences - Turn Me On, Dead Man   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
According to Chris Welch, "When the Levee Breaks" was the first track that John Bonham got a drum sound he was satisfied with.
Memphis Minnie & Kansas Joe recorded "When the Levee Breaks" in 1929, at a time when many African Americans were moving out of the rural South to the industrial centers of the North.
When the Levee Breaks by Memphis Minnie and Kansas Joe is included on Early Blues Roots of Led Zeppelin, Led Zeppelin's Sources of Inspiration, Led Astray and Zeppelin Classics.
www.turnmeondeadman.net /Zep/WhenTheLeveeBreaks.html   (424 words)

  
 ABC News: Sonoma Levee Break Floods Calif. Highway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Levee Break in Sonoma County Floods Calif. Highway
The levee that broke is on private property about seven miles south of the city of Sonoma, California Highway Patrol Officer Gerald Rico said.
The break flooded the property owner's vineyard and threatened about six other homes and a vineyard about a half-mile south of the site, Rico said.
abcnews.go.com /US/wireStory?id=1692253   (174 words)

  
 JustOneMinute: When The Levee Breaks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
When a levee's "breached," there's a hole in the levee and Lake Pontchartrain pours in the gap and keeps pouring in until the city is completely flooded.
However, the levee, upon which the floodwall was constructed along the 17th St Canal, failed (it shifted approximately 40ft) and was therefore breeched, and the levee along the Industrial Canal failed and was therefore breeched in the same manner (possible contributing cause was scouring as a result of earlier overtopping.
Except for the Mississippi River levees, the levees and flood walls around New Orleans were not built to withstand overtopping per design-basis.
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 The Levee Breaks - A Blogwork 0range   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Floodwaters from Hurricane Katrina flow over a levee along Inner Harbor Navigaional Canal near downtown New Orleans Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2005.
Break in 17th Street Canal Levee is now 200 feet wide and slowly flooding the City of New Orleans.
Residents will probably be allowed back in town in a week, with identification only, but only to get essentials and clothing.
blog.thetrenchcoat.com /archives/370-The-Levee-Breaks.html   (547 words)

  
 estenger.com : When the Levee Breaks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
But now it looks like a levee break has caused massive flooding of the majority of the city.
Those were the words of Mayor C. Ray Nagin and based upon a major breach of a levee system, water is flowing into New Orleans flooding it beyond recognition and could very well destroy New Orleans, Jefferson and the surrounding areas.
Of most importance is the breach of the levee between Jefferson and Orleans Parish.
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When the Levee Breaks is a blues song by Memphis Minnie, famously covered...
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 When the levee breaks Ian Christie - openDemocracy
Whether or not climate change is a key factor, the magnitude of the two disasters is such that they might just be what it takes to break down the mental “levees” that have prevented leading politicians from facing up to the risks from climate change.
And fierce debate over the relief effort, the stranding of poor fls in danger and squalor in the city centre, and the maintenance of the levees, has begun to make connections between the specific case of New Orleans and the wider politics and culture of the USA and the rich world.
On the west coast, the California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is breaking ranks with his fellow-Republican president on energy and climate policy, and cities across the USA are signing up to carbon emission cuts.
opendemocracy.net /globalization-climate_change_debate/levee_2801.jsp   (1231 words)

  
 led zeppelin - when the levee breaks lyrics
When The Levee Breaks I'll have no place to stay.
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 CNN.com - New Orleans' 9th Ward floods - Sep 23, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The 9th Ward is the low-lying and now empty neighborhood that was devastated last month when Hurricane Katrina damaged the levees, causing water from Lake Pontchartrain to flood the city.
Authorities are also closely watching the levee system around St. Bernard Parish, just east of New Orleans, said another official with the Army Corps.
But he noted that the area, where one levee was severely degraded by Katrina, is now relying on back levees for protection.
www.cnn.com /2005/US/09/23/nola.levees   (653 words)

  
 News Hounds: "When the Levee Breaks"
The levees are part of the fabric of life in the fabled city of New Orleans!
That would be in keeping with (1) the Bush practice of punishing major cities and states run by Democrats, and (2) the Bush practice of cutting funding to cities and states to finance his tax cuts for the richest.
Posted by: Marie Therese at September 1, 2005 11:34 AM "When the Levee Breaks" is one of my all-time favorite songs by anyone at anytime -- I love the echoing harmonica and suggestion of hot, muggy night it creates.
www.newshounds.us /2005/08/31/when_the_levee_breaks.php   (2010 words)

  
 eBay - levee breaks, Music items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
When the Levee Breaks by Andy Fyfe (2003)
When the Levee Breaks by Patrick Chalfant (2003)
When the Levee Breaks: The Patronage Crisis at the Penn
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 Attytood: When the levee breaks
Nobody locally is happy that the levees can’t be finished, and we are doing everything we can to make the case that this is a security issue for us.
The levee board noted in October 2004 that the feds were also now not paying for a hoped-for $15 million project to better shore up the banks of Lake Pontchartrain.
6:41 P.M. - Efforts to stop the levee break at the 17th Street Canal have ended unsuccessfully and the water is expected to soon overwhelm the pumps in that area, allowing water to pour into the east bank of Metairie and Orleans to an expected height of 12-15 feet.
www.attytood.com /archives/002331.html   (19077 words)

  
 indi.ca » When The Levee Breaks
New Orleans is under sea-level, so the water has to be pumped out over the course of months.
When the levees broke the city just turned into a lake.
Anyways, this blogger Gorjus is posting on his own comments whenever he can and he had the most coherent thing I’ve heard.
indi.ca /2005/09/when-the-levee-breaks   (2114 words)

  
 false cognate: when the levee breaks
On top of it all, money that should have been used to reinforce the levees was diverted to fight the war in Iraq.
People are saying that we shouldn't politicize this disaster, but we can lay much of the blame directly at the feet of this administration.
As events began unfolding on Monday and Tuesday, Bush was gallivanting around having cake with John McCain and playing guitar.
www.falsecognate.org /archives/2005/09/000391.php   (708 words)

  
 M of A - WB: When the Levee Breaks +   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
So not only do they need to fix the current levees, if you are going to rebuild New Orleans, then you absolutely have to build bigger, taller levees to keep stronger storms out when the sea level is higher than it is today.
For instance, knowing the dangerous state of the levees, and the removal of the national guard units, why weren't groups like the Army Corps of Engineers mobilizing to help defend those levees two days before the storm even hit the coast.
There won't be any meaningful blowback on BushCo for neglecting the levees cause the media will be too busy flag waving and talking about the US pulling together and alla that crap they use to fool the sheeple.
www.moonofalabama.org /2005/08/wb_when_the_lev.html   (10955 words)

  
 t r u t h o u t || "When The Levee Breaks"
This is not merely because of the levees breached again in New Orleans, nor the tragedy of elderly evacuees perishing in a bus explosion - though these are visible examples.
When that levee broke, back when money was invented, we lost contact with the ground, and lost awareness of our oneness with the rest of the earth.
The real kicker is that the war in Iraq, hurricane reconstruction and tax breaks for the rich are all being paid for on money borrowed from outside the USA and on which interest must be paid.
forum.truthout.org /blog/story/2005/9/23/102122/837   (11130 words)

  
 The Liberal Dissenter: When the levee breaks...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
After 2003 the Army Corps of Engineers sharply slowed its flood-control work, including work on sinking levees.
In 2002 the corps' chief resigned, reportedly under threat of being fired, after he criticized the administration's proposed cuts in the corps' budget, including flood-control spending.
Bush made an utterly fantastic claim: that nobody expected the breach of the levees.
liberaldissenter.blogspot.com /2005/09/when-levee-breaks.html   (890 words)

  
 KDHX - When the Levee Breaks
Mary Kaye brings you When the Levee Breaks at six o'clock.
Listen to When the Levee Breaks from July 11th 2006:
Listen to When the Levee Breaks from July 4th 2006:
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 When The Levee Breaks
And when you're done, be sure to sign the guestbook, or e-mail me to tell me what you think.
Hey, come in and chat with fellow Levee Breakers anytime, and I'll be chatting there every Sunday at 9:00pm, EDT.
Well, Levee Breakers, your votes for the the best Zeppelin song, are in.
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 JamBase | WHEN THE LEVEE BREAKS
The JMH Foundation sponsored a benefit recording event in Memphis on October 14, 2005, titled When the Levee Breaks: A Benefit Concert for Katrina Survivors.
With these proceeds, the JMH Foundation hopes to be able to continuously provide funds for the on-going relief and rebuilding efforts in the area.
When the Levee Breaks: A Benefit Concert for Katrina Survivors schedule release date is May 2006.
www.jambase.com /headsup.asp?storyID=7776   (419 words)

  
 Boihazard » Blog Archive » When the Levee Breaks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Boihazard » Blog Archive » When the Levee Breaks
Got up around 9, called Jewell to make plans, and met up with her at her house around 2.
When the Levee Breaks was written 6 months ago on January 16th, 2006 at 10:31 pm.
boison.org /archive/when-the-levee-breaks   (1182 words)

  
 Panhandle Pundit: Levee Breaks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In a most frightening interview with WWL TV, Mayor C. Ray Nagin gave the worse-case scenario of events that anyone could possibly imagine.
In the beginning of the interview, he stated that New Orleans is devastated.
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 The Daily Nugget - When the Levee Breaks
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In the aftermath of the storm, looting, shootings, and attempted carjackings have been reported in New Orleans as tensions and floodwaters rise due to a broken levee.
After seeing the destruction, I am quite happy living in earthquake zone.
www.dailynugget.com /2005/08/hurricane_katrina_one_mean_bitch.php   (200 words)

  
 Dr. StopWorrying: When the Levee Breaks
If it keeps on rainin', levee's goin' to break,When The Levee Breaks I'll have no place to stay.
But his words apply to us as well.
Hier ins Cullyforjna, we have other levees breaking – moral levees as the Hoguester called them.
stopworrying.blogspot.com /2005/09/when-levee-breaks.html   (452 words)

  
 Find in a Library: When the levee breaks : the making of Led Zeppelin IV
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When the levee breaks : the making of Led Zeppelin IV by Andy Fyfe
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 When The Levee Breaks - Blues Traveler Get Free Lyrics
If it keeps on raining, the levee’s going to break,
Lord, mean old levee taught me to weep and moan,
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www.tekst.us /Blues-Traveler/Songs/When-The-Levee-Breaks   (228 words)

  
 Adventus: When the levee breaks
Which event, again, is causing us to abandong "fiscally conservative" policies?
Republicans are lining up behind plans to use vouchers to help displaced students find new schools, including private ones, and a mix of vouchers and tax breaks to help flood victims pay for health care expenses, from insurance to immunization.
A draft Senate GOP plan for post-Katrina policy includes both ideas, according to Republicans who have read the document.
rmadisonj.blogspot.com /2005/09/when-levee-breaks.html   (675 words)

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