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Bonnet Carre Spillway
17 May 2009 Coleen Perilloux Landry

Bonnet Carre' Spillway

Bonnet Carre' Spillway, Louisiana

According to the Spillway gauge, the River, on left, rose two feet in the past six days.
It is now almost 20 feet at the gauge. In 2008 the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers opened the locks of the Spillway when the gauge was at 22 feet.


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laine18-May-2009 19:53
Rime of the Ancient mariner

Water, water, every where,
And all the boards did shrink ;
Water, water, every where,
Nor any drop to drink.
Clayton Parsons18-May-2009 15:33
Excellent shot Coleen!! BV
A J Adams18-May-2009 12:31
What a difference a week makes.
Neal Nye18-May-2009 11:34
A fascinating shot. Although it doesn't look like a safe place to stand and take pictures!
Ali Majdfar18-May-2009 10:30
Fantastic capture, ~V
Dennis Hoyne18-May-2009 02:44
Nice image, Coleen, must be all the storms through the countries mid section.
Cindi Smith18-May-2009 01:59
Love to hear about the spillway. Sounds a little on the high side.....
Herb Knufken18-May-2009 01:50
Nice lines
J. Scott Coile18-May-2009 01:42
You always document this perfectly.
Donald Verger18-May-2009 00:38
ah, more than interesting geomety, i will check the news and hope the rains have stopped and water stops rising!
Donald Verger18-May-2009 00:37
something strong about the lines! and i always like red! vote!
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