25,000 Homes in New Jersey Could Have Constant Flooding Issues By 2035
There are so many problems involved when a flooding situation impacts your home and the problems can linger for many years.
According to a new report by NJ.com, 25,000 homes could have persistent and chronic flooding issues to deal with by the year 2035 due to rising sea levels as determined by a new study from the Union of Concerned Scientists.
The Garden State will be the hardest hit state in the nation when it comes to the value of property being at risk because of constant flooding according to the report. New Jersey could see property damage close to $10 billion.
The most serious flooding will occur up and down the Jersey Shore. Towns at risk in South Jersey include: Atlantic City, Ocean City, North Wildwood and Wildwood. More than 800 properties could be at risk to severe flooding by 2035.
You can enter your zip code to see how many homes in your area may possibly be affected from NJ.com data and interactives.
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