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Queensland Lakes, New Zealand. July 5th, 2011.

Substantial flooding from a burst water main caused a taxi van to nosedive into a sinkhole and left a large mess in central Queenstown yesterday morning. An underground water main burst about 4am, and contractors had to waterblast footpaths and … Continue reading

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Palm Jumeirah, Dubai. June 14th, 2011.

A taxi fell into a sinkhole on the Palm Jumeirah yesterday morning that authorities say was caused by a ruptured underground water pipe. The hole, about three metres across and one-and-a-half metres deep, appeared between buildings six and seven in … Continue reading

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