Sinkhole map of florida. These maps show the probability frequency and density of sinkhole activity in your neighborhood. As a trusted geotech construction company in florida helicon specializes in using the latest technology to repair your sinkhole stabilize your soil or structure and prevent future damage with pre construction. This map from the us. Florida department of environmental protection florida geological survey.
However a number of other factors can cause holes depressions or subsidence of the ground surface. Click on a florida county to expand and see notable sinkhole incidents in that county. A sinkhole also known as a cenote sink sink hole swallet swallow hole or doline the different terms for sinkholes are often used interchangeably is a depression or hole in the ground caused by some form of collapse of the surface layer. Sinkhole situation in florida.
Weve located a florida sinkhole map that you can use to see if you live near a sinkhole. The favorability of floridas geology to sinkhole formation. A sinkhole from 2012 that swallowed the back of a home at shoal drive in hudson. At the time the picture was taken pasco county fire officials said the sinkhole is currently 40 feet wide and 20.
Sinkhole damages are the highest in florida texas. Florida resident questions answered. Geological survey shows the various water soluble rock underlying different areas of the united states that are prone to sinkhole formation description of map and colors in shns map courtesy us. Do i have a sinkhole.
Buying a house in sinkhole prone areas. My yard is settling.