On a property that was grandfathered to build on a tiny waterfront lot, the owner was allowed by the local zoning department to fill in a low wetland where his well (white pipe) and dock electric service (right center of photo) were located. As this photo documents, this low area was frequently flooded.

Homeowner is allowed to fill in wetlands

On a property that was grandfathered to build on a tiny waterfront lot, the owner was allowed by the local zoning department to fill in a low wetland where his well (white pipe) and dock electric service (right center of photo) were located. As this photo documents, this low area was frequently flooded.

sea level rise flooding critical area development Talbot County Maryland

Author(s)Jane Hawkey
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2011-12-13
AlbumHuman > Development/Infrastructure
TypePhoto
Dimensions3072 x 2304
Filesize6 MB
Number of Downloads46
Filetype(s) JPG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionJane Hawkey, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)