Engineers, hurricane experts, and others tasked with rebuilding New Orleans' flood
barriers are studying the innovative technological solutions that other flood-prone
cities have come up with. While the situation in New Orleans is unique and will require
a unique solution, elements of existing or proposed flood defenses in Holland,
Venice, London, St. Petersburg, and even San Antonio, Texas may provide inspiration.
Click on the image at left to begin a slide show of
flood-proofing efforts in these locations.