Melvin Coto (left) and Jose Billalovos, employees with a clean-up and landscaping company, remove tree limbs and debris from a parking lot on Eisenhower Avenue in Alexandria, Va., on Sept. 9, 2011. The lot was flooded after heavy rains pounded the region the previous night. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Photo by: ANDREW HARNIK

Melvin Coto (left) and Jose Billalovos, employees with a clean-up and landscaping company, remove tree limbs and debris from a parking lot on Eisenhower Avenue in Alexandria, Va., on Sept. 9, 2011. The lot was flooded after heavy rains pounded the region the previous night. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)