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Moving Water Industries announced that its eighteen HAC360 sixty inch diameter Hydraflo Pumps located at the 17th Street Outfall Canal and the twelve HAC360 sixty inch diameter Hydraflo Pumps located at the London Avenue Outfall Canal operated flawlessly during both Hurricane Gustav and Hurricane Ike to prevent flooding in New Orleans.
The first emergency contracts to build floodgates designed by the Army Corps of Engineers to stop future storm surges from entering New Orleans outfall canals damaged by Hurricane Katrina were awarded Friday night in New Orleans.
With a major floodwall break finally plugged, engineers struggled to pump out the flooded city Tuesday as authorities braced for the horrors the receding water is certain to reveal. "It's going to be awful and it's going to wake the nation up again," the mayor warned.
The volume of water being pumped out of New Orleans is diminishing, and that's good news, says Maj. George Stejic, deputy commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' task force draining the city.
Engineers took the first steps Thursday to closing the 700-foot levee breach that flooded New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, and Louisiana state officials said water removal from the stricken city could begin by Saturday.
Engineers have begun pumping water out of New Orleans, eight days after the Louisiana city was submerged by the deadly Hurricane Katrina.
MWI currently have 12 very large Hydraflo pumps on site to help dewater New Orleans. These 12 pumps have the capability to pump over 630,000 gallons per minute at a 10 foot head.
Hydraflo pumps move floodwaters through the repaired 17th Street canal levee in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina Wednesday in New Orleans.