Levees at work

What might look like “just a canal,”

Also has a double levee, one on both banks.

View of Alligator Alley
and the L-28 Interceptor
looking south

This feature has historically funneled water down the side

Instead of letting it loose in the middle of the swamp.

View of Upper Wagon Wheel Road
looking West, June 2017

Then there’s the case of the three-mile levee …

That pools water to the north.

Levees at work, boxing out the swamp.

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