Independent Levee Investigation Team DRAFT REPORT

 

The entire draft report or individual sections can be downloaded by the public as of Monday May 22, 2006. Chapters or appendices that are not yet available to the public do not contain a hyperlink. We hope these chapters will be made available to the public soon. If you have any questions or comments on the Independent Levee Investigation Team Draft Final Report, please e-mail Adda Athanasopoulos at adda@berkeley.edu

 

 

 

 

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Cover Page

Table of Contents / Executive Summary

 

PART I TECHNICAL STUDIES

 

Chapter 1: Introduction and Overview

Chapter 2: Overview of Hurricane Katrina and its Aftermath

Chapter 3: Geology of the New Orleans Region

Chapter 4: History of the New Orleans Flood Protection System

Chapter 5: The Lower Mississippi Region and Plaquemines Parish

Chapter 6: The Lower Ninth Ward and Adjacent St. Bernard Parish

Chapter 7: The New Orleans East Protected Area

Chapter 8: The Orleans East Bank (Downtown) and Canal District Protected Area

Chapter 9: Overtopping-Induced Erosion Studies

Chapter 10: Earthen Levee Evaluation

Chapter 11: Other Issues

 

PART II ORGANIZATIONAL AND INSTITUTIONAL ISSUES

 

Chapter 12: Organized for Failure

Chapter 13: Organized for Success

Chapter 14: Engineering for Success

 

PART III SUMMARY AND FINDINGS

 

Chapter 15: Findings and Recommendations

 

APPENDICES

 

Appendix A

Appendix B

Appendix C

Appendix D

Appendix E

Appendix F

Appendix G

Appendix H

 

 

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