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Sinkhole:08-044 (Hernando County, 1996)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-044
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: June 15, 1996
USGS Quadrangle Name: Port Richey Ne
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 60 ft
Width: 35 ft
Depth: 35 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Unknown
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: SINKHOLE APPEARED ON SAT 6-15-96 OWNER INFORMED US THAT 10' DIA. HOLE OCCURRED AT THAT TIME. WATERMAIN BROKE AND WASHED LARGER HOLE. HERNANDO COUNTY ON SITE BACKFILLING HOLE IN ROAD. BROWN TESTING DRILLING HOLES ALONG HOUSE AND PUMPING CEMENT UNDER HOME.


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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