Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:14-502 (Pasco County, 1984)

Location










               Loading...

Sinkhole Reference Number: 14-502
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Oct. 5, 1984
USGS Quadrangle Name: Port Richey W-30
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Unknown
Length: 5 ft
Width: 5 ft
Depth: 75 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 50
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Excessive Rainfall
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: AFTER A LONG DRY SPELL THEY RECIEVED RAIN 2 DAYS BEFORE. SINK APPEARED. NEARBY GROUND IS SOFT AND SAGGING AND MORE. SINKS MAY FORM. SINKHOLE TOOK 2 TRUCK LOADS OF FILL.. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
© Copyright TheLedger.com — All rights reserved. Restricted Use only.