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RE: Re: crazy weather/ flooding


This is a family list, so I didn't want to use the graphic name of those
unscrupulous folks. LOL!

Donna

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf Of Daryl
> Sent: Monday, March 13, 2006 8:23 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: crazy weather/ flooding
> 
> "ehums"??
> 
> IMWTK.
> 
> d
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Monday, March 13, 2006 8:20 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: crazy weather/ flooding
> 
> 
> >I think this happens when folks come from out of the
> > area too...the ehums can fill that land and you would
> > never realize it was a waterway till it is too late.
> >
> > Donna
> >
> > --- Daryl <pulis@mindspring.com> wrote:
> >
> >> I'm afraid that most people are clueless about
> >> flooding- until they get a
> >> notice from their homeowner's insurance co.
> >>
> >> People also figure that since permits are needed to
> >> build, that developers
> >> wouldn't be permitted to build in flood-prone areas.
> >>
> >> d
> >>
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Zemuly Sanders" <zsanders@midsouth.rr.com>
> >> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> Sent: Sunday, March 12, 2006 7:12 PM
> >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: crazy weather/ flooding
> >>
> >>
> >> > Developers here are always building in flood
> >> plains or filled in wetlands.
> >> > Then the stupid people who buy those houses act
> >> shocked when they get
> >> > flooded during heavy rains.  It just blows my
> >> mind.  "Mr. Green" must
> >> > visit a lot of officials to get those building
> >> permits issued in the first
> >> > place.
> >> > zem
> >> > zone 7
> >> > West TN
> >> >
> >> > -- Original Message -----
> >> > From: "Daryl" <pulis@mindspring.com>
> >> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> > Sent: Sunday, March 12, 2006 2:38 PM
> >> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: crazy weather/ flooding
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >>I think it makes no sense to build in a flood
> >> plain. Period.
> >> >>
> >> >> In parts of the Panhandle of Florida
> >> (floodplain-former swamp)  they keep
> >> >> increasing the berm on which a house must stand.
> >> Because of that, the
> >> >> older houses are being flooded even more often by
> >> run-off from the new
> >> >> ones, and the disturbance of the water flow
> >> through the bogs.
> >> >>
> >> >> In the 60's and 70's people laughed when they
> >> were told not to build in
> >> >> some areas of Northern New Jersey because of the
> >> flooding. They did
> >> >> anyway because of the land prices/builder greed.
> >> >> Just listen to the weather channel when there's a
> >> bit of a storm, and
> >> >> Wayne, and Oakland and Pompton Plains are
> >> evacuated yet again by boat.
> >> >> Now, local governments have buy-out programs.
> >> Bah, humbug!
> >> >>
> >> >> At least I no longer live in that state, and have
> >> to pay taxes for that
> >> >> particular buyout.
> >> >>
> >> >> d
> >> >>
> >> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> >> From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan"
> >> <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
> >> >> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> >> Sent: Sunday, March 12, 2006 2:06 PM
> >> >> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Re: crazy weather/ flooding
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>> Before the folks across the street could build,
> >> they had to build the
> >> >>> soil
> >> >>> level up about 2' because it was in a 100 year
> >> flood plain.  We saw the
> >> >>> wisdom of that 2 years ago during a very wet
> >> spring.  It makes no sense
> >> >>> to
> >> >>> build in a flood plain without taking a great
> >> deal of precautions.
> >> >>>
> >> >>> Blessings,
> >> >>> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
> >>
> >>
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