New pumping system in Algiers doesn't work as planned
Sat, Sep 1, 2012 12:40 AM EDT - WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans 2:15
David Hammer / Eyewitness News
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ALGIERS, La. -- Anyone who's been to Algiers in the last two years knows about it. The $30 million project to widen the General DeGaulle canal and improve the West Bank drainage system.
There's an even bigger $60 million federal project to make it all pay off: Storm-proofing Pump Station 13 with backup generators to run the pumps when the area loses electricity - a near certainty with any tropical weather.
The system got its