This home under construction is situated in a pine forest. A silt fence has been installed in an attempt to prevent sedimentation into the wetlands. Unfortunately, even a building setback does little to prevent septic systems from failing due to frequent flooding and nutrient-laden runoff into the river.
May 2005, Tred Avon River, Easton, MD

Waterfront home construction

This home under construction is situated in a pine forest. A silt fence has been installed in an attempt to prevent sedimentation into the wetlands. Unfortunately, even a building setback does little to prevent septic systems from failing due to frequent flooding and nutrient-laden runoff into the river. May 2005, Tred Avon River, Easton, MD

suburban development encroachment nutrient pollution sedimentation

Author(s)Jane Hawkey
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2005-04-30
AlbumHuman > Development/Infrastructure
TypePhoto
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Required AttributionJane Hawkey, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)