Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:08-552 (Hernando County, 1990)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-552
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: July 9, 1990
USGS Quadrangle Name: Port Richey Ne, V-31
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 20 ft
Width: 20 ft
Depth: 10 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Well Drilling
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: HOUSE ON SITE ONLY 2 WEEKS OLD. . . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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