Appendix 13 Map 4

FRYE ISLAND SOILS

Reference: USDA, NRCS, Soil Survey Data for Growth Management,

Cumberland County, ME dated March 2000.

Map Symbol

Soil Unit Name and Slope

Septic

Potential

CK

Coastal Beaches (Long Beach)

NO

HhB

Hermon, very stony sandy loam, 3-8% slope

permitted

HhC

Hermon, very stony sandy loam, 8-15% slope

permitted

HhD

Hermon, very stony sandy loam, 15-30% slope

permitted?

HlB

Hinckley, gravelly sandy loam, 3-8% slope

permitted

HkE

Hermon, extremely stony sandy loam, 20-60% slope

permitted?

HrB

Hollis, fine sandy loam, 3-8% slope

maybe (rock)

HrC

Hollis, fine sandy loam, 8-15% slope

maybe (rock)

HsC

Hollis, very rocky fine sandy loam, 8-20% slope

maybe (rock)

PbB

Paxton, fine sandy loam, 3-8% slope

permitted

PfC

Paxton, very stony fine sandy loam, 8-15% slope

permitted

RgA

Ridgebury, very stony fine sandy loam, 0-3% slope

NO (wet)

So

Scarboro, sandy loam, (No slope data.)

NO (wet)

Wa

Walpole, fine sandy loam, (No slope data.)

NO (wet)

WmB

Windsor, loamy sand, 0-8% slope

permitted

WrB

Woodbridge, fine sandy loam, 0-8% slope

maybe (wet)

Wsb

Woodbridge, very stony fine sandy loam, 0-8% slope

maybe (wet)

 

Map Legend:  Yellow - Slope Issues.  HhD 15-30%, HkE 20-60%

Maine Plumbing Code says: “If slopes exceed 20%, new subsurface disposal systems are not permitted.”

                        Red – “Not” septic suitable.

                        Green – “Maybe” septic suitable.