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Temporary levee

Temporary levee Water tubes that act as a temporary levee fill a gap at the St. Charles and Jefferson Parish, La., lines, on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2004, near Bayou Gauche, La., as a jet flies its approach to Louis Armstrong International Airport. The system was put in place to prevent flooding from the Mississippi River if Hurricane Ivan dumps rain in the south Louisiana area.AP/ The Times-Picayune, Brett Duke