Here's an article on it... hopefully not too many people stayed behind in that area.
Plaquemines Parish levee overtopped, subdivision threatened
by Andrew Vanacore, The Times-Picayune
Monday September 01, 2008, 4:43 PM
St. Bernard Parish firefighters and sheriff's deputies are rolling to a levee overtopping in Braithwaite in Plaquemines Parish. Plaquemines Parish workers have been trying to bolster the levee along the Clearwater Canal that is being overtopped by floodwaters that threaten the Braithwaite Park subdivision.
Plaquemines Parish workers have been furiously working on the levee since mid afternoon. The levee has nbot breached, but authorities are not hopeful.
"We don't think our efforts are going to be successful so we need to get everyone out now,'' Parish President Billy Nungesser said.
Meanwhile, St. Bernard Parish is sending firefighters, deputies and other workers to the area to help with the efforts.
The canal is on the east bank of the parish. The subdivision is located off Louisiana 39.
Officials said the same levee is also being overtopped further south at Scarsdale.