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Sinkhole:93-005 (Palm Beach County, 2007)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 93-005
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Oct. 10, 2007
USGS Quadrangle Name: West Palm Beach
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 50 ft
Width: 50 ft
Depth: 8 ft
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: Unknown
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: 1
Triggering Mechanisms: Unknown
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: ***MAY NOT BE SINKHOLE. PENDING DETERMINATION BY DIRECTOR***. #SWP071010-6954. SINKHOLE REPORTED IN INTERSECTION DUE TO WATER MAIN BREAK. HOLE GREW FROM 10X10 TO 50 FT WIDE AND 8 FT DEEP IN 12 HRS. RD CLOSURE AND BOIL WATER NOTICE ISSUED. NO STRUCTURES I


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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