Summer 2009, residents report the Jacob Canal was cleared at the southern end, at the petrochemical testing lab site, but improvements were not made in the area which directly effects the residential homes.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w34l7_bpkFY (around the four minute mark)
December's rain event brought an oil discharge into another neighborhood's canal, which, like the Jacob Canal, discharges into the Central Wetlands.
Jacob Canal, shown above in 2010 photo, holds water in area directly behind restored homes.
The blockage caused by the pipeline - parking lot work has not been remedied.
Hurricane Season Is 6 weeks away.