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Sinkhole:14-578 (Pasco County, 1987)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 14-578
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: June 2, 1987
USGS Quadrangle Name: Port Richey W-30
Size Dimensions: Measured
Shape of Sinkhole: Enlongated
Length: 7.2 ft
Width: 10 ft
Depth: 0.3 ft
Slope of Sides: 30
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Asphalt Covered
Comments: SINK IS NEAR 551,553, 545. OCCURRED IN MIDDLE OF STREET. WHICH BELONGS TO HOMEBUILDER, NOT COUNTY. IT IS A REOCCURRENCE. OF A SINK WHICH HAS BEEN REPAIRED IN THE PAST AS EVIDENCED BY. THE PATCHING SURROUNDING THE SINK.. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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