Property Disclosure Reports

Dam Break Inundation Zone -- FAQ

What is a Dam Break Inundation Zone?

The dam break inundation zone refers to the area that is downstream of a dam that would be inundated by the failure of a dam.
What does the residential property disclosure statement say?

The owner makes no representations with respect to whether the property is within a dam break inundation zone and purchasers are advised to exercise whatever due diligence they deem necessary with respect to whether the property resides within a dam break inundation zone, including a review of any map adopted by the locality depicting dam break inundation zones.
Why is this information important?

Before buying a home, determine whether the property is in a dam break inundation zone. If so, prospective buyers may want to inquire about insurance protection and the evacuation route in the event the dam were to break.