At a recent press conference, the mayor of New Orleans, Mitch Landrieu suggested private third-party companies to manage the cities pumping systems to lower the risk of city flooding, I opinioned, the change may be needed even after a moderate amount of rain. It’s well known that Orleans’s drainage system, much of which is below sea level, no matter who is running the city pumps, flooding is most likely. Once again, it’s time for competent minds to take charge and move the entire city to higher ground or learn to live under water in full scuba gear. At least until the time comes when someone monitoring the city pumps and flood levels discover that the current number of pumps being employed are no longer need and can be cut back to one or two, instead of after each rain fall, the request for larger additional powerful pumps are requested…In this age of climate charge, this blogger declares that the time has come and almost passed well into the future for the city of New Orleans not to become Old Orleans under ten fathoms of sea water…