Laying electrical cable in areas with a shallow water table if problematic at best. Yes, connections are above ground but laying cable in water is not the best of ideas. You also have a problem with sink holes in those southern east coast areas.
". . . those who claim to know the Mind of God, who will tell you what God thinks and how He will judge and condemn others—those people are the greatest of all blasphemers." Aloysius Xingu Leng Pendergast