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Historic home in Freeport, NY, is elevated to reduce risks from future flooding

After the storm surge from Hurricane Sandy flooded their house with five feet of water, the homeowners made the decision to elevate their house above the new flood level of 12 feet determined by New York State and FEMA. Concrete is pumped into sonotubes to form the steel reiinforced support columns. (Photo by K.C.Wilsey/FEMA)



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This work, Historic home in Freeport, NY, is elevated to reduce risks from future flooding [Image 1 of 17], by Kenneth Wilsey, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.10.2013

Date Posted:05.20.2013 14:57

Photo ID:936785

VIRIN:130520-A-AB123-147

Resolution:1800x1192

Size:850.7 KB

Location:FREEPORT, NY, USGlobe

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