10 Find the circle labeled Sewage Disposal located to the southeast of

10 find the circle labeled sewage disposal located to

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10) Find the circle labeled "Sewage Disposal" located to the southeast of Glenville. With respect to the topography, give two reasons why the city's sewage treatment plant was located here. The city’s sewage treatment plant was located here because the sewage plant is able to drain water from its city streets. So, that the streets will not become overflooded and pose a threat to buildings and roads. Also, sewage plants are way to remove pollutants. So, the water that’s been cleaned can be reusable and renewable for human consumption and for agricultural uses. Ex 6 – Streams and Flooding
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Figure 6. 5 ( USGS Glenville, G ' A, Quadrangle ) }, - (9, - - II =.: . .. : .. · . ; ( s- f ' . 178 .< " ',' " ), \ 1,1,11 Ex 6 - Streams and Flooding II
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11) The topographic maps in Figure 6.6 show some of the many housing developments that have been constructed in Stone Mountain, Georgia, which is a suburb of Atlanta. a) Using a purple pencil or marker, continue tracing the edge of the floodplain in both maps. b) Circle those homes that are at a high risk of flooding with a black pencil or marker. c) List 3 reasons why a developer would build homes in an area with such a high potential for flooding. 1. The low probability of a major hurricane making landfall near U.S. coastal areas. 2. The availability of flood insurance has mitigated the financial risks. 3. The pro-development policies at the state and local level protecting developers. 12) Suppose you are in the market to buy a new home. Based on what you learned in this exercise, describe how you might avoid purchasing a home in an area with a high risk of flooding. I personally would not purchase a home in a flood zone area or near rivers, oceans, lakes or streams. I would avoid any area with stream. Ex 6 – Streams and Flooding
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59 Figure 6.6 (USGS Stone Mountain, GA, Quadrangle, 1973 photo-revised edition) A) B) Ex 6 – Streams and Flooding
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