Viewer videos from the Aug. 5 flood

WWL-TV crews and Eyewitness News viewers capture scenes of flooded streets and homes.

Timeline records how water rose -- and stayed -- on Aug. 5

Down the Drain is a WWL-TV investigative project that explores what went wrong and where the blame lies for New Orleans' drainage crisis. Down the Drain was reported and produced by WWL-TV's investigative team: Katie Moore, David Hammer, Mike Perlstein, TJ Pipitone and Danny Monteverde. Infographics and multimedia design by Sam Winstrom and Kevin Dupuy.

NEW ORLEANS --  As heavy rains swamped the streets of New Orleans, residents grabbed their phones to record amateur video of the floodwaters.

Dozens of videos were submitted to the WWL-TV Facebook page on Aug. 5. Explore the story map below to watch some of them.

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Viewer videos from the Aug. 5 flood


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