The basement parking lot at Alexandria Tech Center 4 on Eisenhower Avenue in Alexandria, Va., is seen here on Sept. 9, 2011. The lot was flooded after heavy rains pounded the region the previous night. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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The basement parking lot at Alexandria Tech Center 4 on Eisenhower Avenue in Alexandria, Va., is seen here on Sept. 9, 2011. The lot was flooded after heavy rains pounded the region the previous night. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)