Florida Sinkholes  

Sinkhole:14-587 (Pasco County, 1987)



Sinkhole Reference Number: 14-587
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Aug. 14, 1987
USGS Quadrangle Name: Port Richey, W-30, T
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 1 ft
Width: 1 ft
Depth: 12 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: Yes
Water Below Land Surface: 12
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sandy
Comments: SINKHOLE FILLED, REOPENED 2 WEEKS LATER, FILLED AGAIN,. REOPENED 2 WEEKS LATER,ON AUG. 14 1987, 20-25 YDS.. FROM HOUSE, 10 YDS. FROM POOL, NEAR 585, 586, 558,. 556, 543, 718. . . .

Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

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