View of the Canal looking lakewards, a short distance from the Metarie Road Pump facility. Note levees topped by concrete flood walls along the canal.
Hurricane Katrina related graffiti on the Canal floodwall. Note cracks in wall.
Cracked joint in flood wall in portion of the Canal not subjected to high flood waters due to breech closer to the lake.
close-up of a crack in the flood wall.
Metarie Pumping Station on the Canal, built in 1899
Lake side view of Metarie Pumping Station
Woman walks dog along the levee beside the floodwall on the Metarie side of the Canal, 11 November, 2005. In the background to the right, ongoing repairs in the breech on the New Orleans side can be seen.