While most Americans associate Capitol Hill with Congressional misadventures and general dysfunction, thousands of people — senators, reporters, congressional aides, artists, working-class long-timers and young families — call it home.
Florida International University’s 12-fan “Wall of Wind” hurricane simulator is on display at the National Building Museum in Washington. The “Designing for Disasters” exhibit explores new solutions and historical responses to natural hazards including earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, storm surge, flooding, tsunamis and wildfires.
According to a worker at the scene the spill is related to an overflow originating from Montgomery County that exceeded the system capacity for this part of D.C..
Notice that “unknown” has been hand written over the quantity of sewage that was estimated from the last spill – 5 million gallons. The Fletcher Boathouse is closed.
The pictures were taken 5/17/2014