Feb 26, 2014 22:30 Sinking levee sign of flooding woes Sinking levee sign of flooding woes Corps repairing protection system for 2nd time in year Bob Marshall| The Lens Feb. 26, 2014 Comments What’s more worrisome? That the Army Corps of Engineers is repairing a newly built levee that has subsided as much as 6 inches — the second such repair job in a year and coming just as the state is about to take ownership of the $14.5 billion hurricane-protection system? Or that no one with the regional Flood Protection Authority was surprised? In fact, that they’ve been expecting this news? Welcome to life on a starving, sinking delta in the middle of Hurricane Alley. This story was originally published by The Lens, an independent, nonprofit newsroom serving New Orleans. Continue viewing full story here.