updated 12/20/2005 6:05:05 PM ET 2005-12-20T23:05:05

Lafayette's Cajundome is looking for volunteers to flush more than 200 toilets in the building.

About 70 volunteers are needed to participate in the "Great Cajundome Flushoff" set for 6 p.m. on Dec. 27.

The Cajundome and Convention Center housed as many as 17,000 evacuees of hurricanes Katrina and Rita for 58 days ending Oct. 26. That many people in the facility 24 hours a day took a toll on the arena's plumbing system.

Cajundome Director Greg Davis said the Federal Emergency Management Agency has denied a request to inspect the sewer system with a camera. So, to test the plumbing before hosting an event in January, a minimum of 70 volunteers are needed to spend 15 to 20 minutes flushing toilet paper down 220 or so toilets and testing urinals.

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