2005 Hurricane Response for Public Water Systems in
by the Louisiana Department of Public Health and Hospitals
Speaker: Karen S. Irion, P.E.
Safe Drinking Water Program Administrator
This presentation details the state DHH-OPH Drinking Water Program response to the devastation caused by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in Fall 2005. The presentation will illustrate lessons learned and procedures developed by the state to deal with the widespread devastation and long-term flooding caused by the flooding.