It really depends on location with Pompton Lakes. The Dawes Highway area has been hit horifically ever since the dam was finished in 2006. The closer to the river the worse it is, your safe about 6-7 blocks up from the bridge/river.... more
What do you mean by water issues? If you mean flooding, the best way to find out is to look at the Army Corps of Engineers' flood zone maps. You may be able to find out also from a homeowners' insurance company. If it's in a flood zone they will require flood insurance so they should have access to the maps in order to decide whether or not that type of insurance is needed.
Good Luck, let me know how that goes or if I can offer you any other help.... more