Archive: September, 2012
  • September

    How low can we go?

    Last spring we were battling some of the worst flooding on record from one end of our District to the other. This year the opposite is true with drought and extreme low water plaguing the Mississippi River and its tributaries.
  • Memphis District teams respond to Hurricane Isaac

    Taking a path that eerily resembled Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the 2012 storm named Isaac formed in the Caribbean in late August, rapidly grew to hurricane strength, then put greater New Orleans directly in its crosshairs. Isaac made landfall in southern Louisiana on Aug. 28 – almost seven years to the day after Hurricane Katrina’s Aug. 29, 2005, assault.