Sinkholes: What causes them?
Florida’s peninsula is made up of porous carbonate rocks
such as limestone that store and help move groundwater. ...
When the dirt, clay
or sand gets too heavy for the limestone
roof, it can collapse and form a sinkhole. A sinkhole can
range anywhere between a slight depression in the ground
right up to an enormous hole. They have no natural surface
drainage, so any water that gets into a sinkhole can’t get out
via the surface — and so usually drains downward, into the
it can collapse
• If the rocks below the surface are made of materials
that dissolve in water, such as limestone or gypsum.
• When the rock under the surface doesn’t dissolve in
water, but instead is made of grains that are small enough to
be carried away by underground water currents.
and burst or long-term leakage from sewer or storm-water
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porting infrastructure such as buried utilities lines seen
What are the warning signs?
In many cases sinkholes don’t form suddenly — they
build up slowly over many months or years. Here are signs
that might indicate you have a slow-burning sinkhole on your
• Fresh cracks in the foundations of houses and buildings
• Cracks in interior walls
• Cracks in the ground outside
• Depressions in the ground
• Trees or fence posts that tilt or fall
• Rapid appearance of a hole in the ground
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