Flood’s slow fall good for levees
By JASON PATTERSON
The slow fall of flood waters is discouraging to homeowners waiting to begin to assess the damage, but it’s good news for engineers working to maintain the integrity of the levees.
Lt. Col. Greg Raimondo with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said a less rapid decline is easier on the currently saturated levees, where a quick fall increases the risk of slides. -------for the rest of the story see The Yazoo Herald printed edition or subscribe to the Digital Edition.----------