Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:08-139 (Hernando County, 1999)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-139
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Sept. 10, 1999
USGS Quadrangle Name: Port Richey Ne
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 13 ft
Width: 13 ft
Depth: 8 ft
Slope of Sides: 100
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
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: White Clean Sand
Comments: SH 15 FT FROM HOME. END. . . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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