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PUMPING OUT NEW ORLEANS

Putrid waters begin flowing into Pontchartrain

Draining city could take 24 to 80 days

By Stephen Smith and Beth Daley
Globe Staff / September 7, 2005

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NEW ORLEANS -- Weary Army engineers succeeded in switching on 10 of about 40 pumping stations throughout Greater New Orleans yesterday, but the machines were draining only a fraction of the fetid water flooding the city. (Full article: 864 words)

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