Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:08-145 (Hernando County, 1999)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 08-145
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: June 19, 1999
USGS Quadrangle Name: Port Richey Ne
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 6 ft
Width: 6 ft
Depth: 15 ft
Slope of Sides: 80
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: Yes
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Orange Clayey Sand
Comments: MANHOLE IN SH. ROAD DAMAGED - REPAIRED 6/21/99. END. . . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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