Home Elevation Program Meant To Lessen Flood Damage

Home Elevation Program Meant To Lessen Flood Damage

By Jesse Hardman

Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina ravaged a swath of Louisiana’s shoreline. Since then, residents determined to rebuild near the coast have a new mantra: high and dry.

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