Month: August 2023

Water Retention Ponds

What Is a Water Retention Pond?   Stormwater retention ponds are designed to store stormwater runoff and limit its rate of flow, in order to avoid flooding downstream. They often incorporate emergent and submerged vegetation along their shorelines for aesthetic reasons.   Retention ponds may appear safe at first glance; however, their steep sides can…

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Does Home Insurance Cover Flood Damage?

Does Home Insurance Cover Flood Damage? Water damage can cause floors to ripple, walls and ceilings to stain, carpets to ruin and drywalls ripped through. Water damage can destroy expensive furniture, heirlooms and carpets. Water damage caused by a burst water pipe, rainwater or ice dams from outside sources such as trees that have fallen…

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