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Sinkhole:16-596 (Polk County, 1987)

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Sinkhole Reference Number: 16-596
Verified Sinkhole:
Date: April 1, 1987
USGS Quadrangle Name: Mulberry, Z-36, T29s
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: Rapid
Triggering Mechanisms: Drought or Low Water Table
Pre-collapse indicators: 0
Property Damage: Yes
Sinkhole Repaired: No
Repair Planned: Yes
Landuse Codes: Urban (Medium/High Density Residential)
Soil Type: Sand
Comments: KARDTIC ACTIVITY IN SUBSURFACE, SMALL PRELIMINARY HOLE 1 FT.. BY 0.5 FT. BY 3.0 FT. DEEP, HOLE FILLED WITH CEMENT TWICE,. CEMENT SUBSIDED BOTH TIMES, LIGHT DAMAGE TO HOUSE, POOL,. AND POOL DECK AT PRESENT, ALSTATE INSURED.. . . .


Source: Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 
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