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Sinkhole:14-597 (Pasco County, 1987)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 14-597
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Sept. 20, 1987
USGS Quadrangle Name: Port Richey W-30
Size Dimensions: Unknown
Shape of Sinkhole: Unknown
Length: -
Width: -
Depth: -
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: Unknown
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: Unknown
Cave Visible: Unknown
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Yes
Repair Planned: No
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: SINK WAS REPORTED TO F.S.R.I. ON 12/8/87 BY PRUDENTIAL INSURANCE CO.. HOUSE SANK AFTER ANOTHER SINK FORMED 150 FEET WEST OF THE HOUSE ON. 8/87. GKN HAYWARD BAKER PUMPED 150 CU.YD. OF GROUT BENEATH HOUSE. TO RAISE IT 2 INCHES. GROUTING WAS TO CONTINUE.


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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