We want to include your opinions in our continuing coverage of last year’s devastating Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Please consider the following question and write to us with your response. We plan to use your feedback in the September issues, so please include your name, credentials (P.E., S.E., etc.), city, state, and firm/organization name along with your response.

Question: As repair and re-building continues in the Gulf Coast region after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, what do you believe that state and/or federal agencies should mandate to protect structures (especially residential and commercial buildings) against future wind and/or water damage in the region?

Send your answers to us via e-mail, with "hurricanes" in the subject line.