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10 That Changed America | Clip | Modern Marvels | Hurricane & Storm Damage Reduction System

Following the deadly devastation of Hurricane Katrina, the Army Corps of Engineers created a system of safeguards – including a two-mile long, 26-foot high barrier, pumping stations and closable canals – designed to help the city survive increasingly violent storms and rising sea levels and serve as a model for other coastal cities around the world.

0:06:23 | AIRED: 7/24/2018 |
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