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Sinkhole:14-599 (Pasco County, 1988)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 14-599
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: May 16, 1988
USGS Quadrangle Name: Port Richey W-30
Size Dimensions: Estimated
Shape of Sinkhole: Circular
Length: 6 ft
Width: 6 ft
Depth: 6 ft
Slope of Sides: 90
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Well Drilling
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: No
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Suburban (Low Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: SINKHOLE EDGE 3 FEET FROM HOUSE AND UNDERMINING. SIEDWALK NEXT TO HOUSE. INS. CO. REFUSED TO REPAIR. ATLANTA TESTING AND ENGINEERING INVESTIGATED.. . . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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