DIY Levees

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Rising river response: Citizens in Flood Zone Build Homemade Levees to Protect Their Homes.

All of that water pouring out of spillways and topping levees up and down the Mississippi River has to go somewhere, and many living in those areas prone to flooding have taken drastic action to keep from being inundated. In what could be called a testament to the human instinct to protect hearth and home, some in the disaster zone are holding out by taking civil engineering into their own hands, building makeshift levees to keep the rising waters at bay.

Here's one of several photos:

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