The drainage system in Fat City is getting a high-tech assist with the installation of some permeable concrete. The concrete allows water to seep through like a sponge and then drain into the natural water table beneath the concrete. Jefferson Parish installed the concrete on the sidewalk and driveway aprons on Edenborn Avenue as part of their drainage improvement which includes the addition of a six-foot diameter drainage pipe beneath the street.
As a potential worst-case scenario is avoided after speedy repairs to a power turbine, one civil engineer thinks the fix just isn’t enough - especially after the Sewerage and Water Board got down to its last backup plan. “The Saints have a back-up, they have a second string, a third string. Entergy, they supply power to us, they have 100% standby power. The generator power if our lights go out, they have 100% back-up.
The crew at Wakin’ Bakin’ on Banks Street in Mid City is back in business after their kitchen was swamped with a foot of water on Saturday. “It was a normal Saturday all day, 2:30 we were getting ready to close and by 4:30 I had to turn the power off. It was just so fast, two of our three delivery drivers cars got flooded. One of them lives across the street and he just didn't know it was raining that hard until he got out and it was too late,” said Conrad Chura, co-owner of the restaurant.
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Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".