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Sinkhole:16-817 (Polk County, 1981)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-817
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: Jan. 1, 1981
USGS Quadrangle Name: Lake Wales
Size Dimensions: Unknown
Shape of Sinkhole: Unknown
Length: -
Width: -
Depth: -
Slope of Sides: -
Water Visible: No
Water Below Land Surface: -
Limestone Visible: No
Cave Visible: No
Subsidence Rate: Slow
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: Unknown
Repair Planned: Unknown
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Unknown
Comments: SINCLAIR SAID OCCURRENCE WAS OVER THE PAST SEVERAL MONTHS. MANY FOUNDAT. CRACKS, COULD BE CREEP TOWARDS THE LAKE. SINKHOLE LAKES AT LOW STAGE.. PATIO SLAB HAS NO CRACKS. SHOWER STALL IN BASEMENT SLUMPED WITH LOUD NO. WHICH VIBRATED THE WINDOWS. VERTI


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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