Monthly Archives: August 2012

Upper Arlington, Ohio. 24th of August, 2012.

Workers repair a sinkhole caused by a water-main break on McCoy Road near Oxford Drive in Upper Arlington. The sinkhole appeared yesterday shortly before 5:30 a.m., WBNS-10TV reported. Upper Arlington officials said water service to nearby homes was restored by … Continue reading

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Bayou Corne, Louisiana. 24th of August, 2012.

A bad one just got worse: A non-government group is urging Bayou Corne sinkhole area residents to use a new record log as a veteran radiation expert says Louisiana environmental officials are “in denial” over hazards posed by elevated radium levels that … Continue reading

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Harbin, China. 20th August, 2012.

A sinkhole swarm is happening right now in China. China’s northeastern city of Harbin has suffered a sudden appearance of sinkholes this month, triggering a feverish discussion on Chinese social media sites about their cause and what they mean. Around … Continue reading

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Coronado, California. 18th August, 2012

A stretch of the northbound lanes of Orange Avenue in Coronado are back open after Caltrans crews worked to repair a sinkhole. The sinkhole was reported at about 3:20 p.m. Saturday on Orange Avenue near 10th Street, prompting a SigAlert … Continue reading

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Brooksville, Florida. 17th August, 2012.

Flood waters from Tropical Storm Debby forced an elderly Central Florida man from his home.  Now, three sinkholes have swallowed his front yard and are just feet from his house. Back in June, two good Samaritans, Josh Sanchez and Luis … Continue reading

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Cleveland, Ohio. 16th August, 2012.

An SUV fell into a sinkhole Thursday morning on the city’s east side. According to Cleveland Water Department’s John Goersmeyer, there is a water main break in the area that caused the sinkhole. Water department crews and Cleveland police were … Continue reading

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Kingston, New York. 16th August 2012

Washington Avenue sinkholes disrupt everyday life for residents As crews assess the three Washington Avenue sinkholes ahead of repair Thursday, water was shut off for several hours to houses and businesses. As YNN’s Alexandra Weishaupt tells us, the issue is … Continue reading

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