Monthly Archives: January 2011

Ashland, New York. January 28th, 2011.

A broken pipe on Voyagers Lane left about 350 people without water for several hours yesterday and caused a sinkhole in the road. The town shut off water to the condominium-lined street and nearby Presidents Row, which is mainly home … Continue reading

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Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park, Gainesville, Florida.

Although geologists can’t say for certain, the Devil’s Millhopper sinkhole probably started forming ten to fifteen thousand years ago. Here are the historical and informational descriptions from some placards around the park: Devil’s Millhopper Name During the last century, the grist … Continue reading

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Columbia, South Carolina. January 27th, 2011.

Columbia, SC (WLTX) – A City of Columbia truck fell into a small sinkhole in one of the neighborhoods off Rosewood Drive. The incident took place Thursday in the area near Elm Avenue and Prentice Avenue. At the scene, water … Continue reading

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Hartford, Connecticut. January 24th, 2011

WEST HARTFORD — There was a water main break this morning on Foxcroft Road in West Hartford. Courant.com reports that twenty-four houses do not have water. They inform further that the pipe was installed in 1929 and can take from four to … Continue reading

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Miami, Florida. January 24th, 2011.

Several Miami-Dade homes were evacuated as a precaution after a water main break. (Source: Miami Fire Rescue Lt. Ignatius Carroll) MIAMI (CBS4) — Residents of one Miami-Dade neighborhood got off to a soggy start Sunday when a water main burst … Continue reading

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Mount Gambier, Australia. January 24th, 2011

MOUNT Gambier is sitting on unstable ground and living with the threat that a similar sinkhole to what opened up during last Thursday’s floods, could one day swallow a house or a street, according to a leading geologist. When torrential … Continue reading

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Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China.

Currently the world’s largest sinkhole, in the Dashiwei Tiankengin Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. [Xinhua]

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