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Quick clay landslide, Surte Sweden 1950  - Wikimedia commonsWatch out: Readers trying to diagnose and deal with sudden soil subsidence or yard collapses should see SINKHOLES - IMMEDIATE SAFETY ACTIONS.

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Call your local building department for advice on prompt sinkhole assessment as well as for their advice about which excavation contractors or foundation repair contractors in your immediate area have experience with sinkhole diagnosis and repair.

In some circumstances you may need to contact an engineering firm who have sinkhole expertise, typically listed under civil engineers or geotechnical engineer.

Also see SINKHOLES, WARNING SIGNS.

The sinkhole-tipped-over house above and the page top sinkhole photo are discussed at SINKHOLES on LEDA CLAY FORMATIONS

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Sinkhole Repair Services in Florida

  • Michael D. Mosher, www.Sinkhole.org
    Florida Sinkhole assistance association principally seeks sinkhole information. No company address was found at the website.
    Quoting fron th organization's website:

    If you have questions or need to locate a Foundation Repair Company, Attorney, Engineer, or sinkhole house buyer, please call Michael or Sam at: 866-999-SINK (7465)

    Sinkhole.Org began over 5 years ago with a small group of people concerned with the extreme rise of sinkhole and sinkhole related activity in Florida. The activity was predominantly, at that time, on the West Coast & and Central Florida. The group's founders not only consisted of Central Florida natives but professionals, varying in the fields of real estate, construction, engineering, and law.

    Sinkhole.org provides information about sinkholes and help for homeowners with sinkhole damaged property in these areas of Florida: Hillsborough including Apollo Beach, Balm, Bloomingdale, Brandon, Carrollwood Village, Dover, Gibsonton, Lithia, Lutz, Mango, Orient Park, Plant City, Riverview, Ruskin, Seffner, Sun City Center, Tampa, Temple Terrace, Thonotosassa, Valrico, Wimauma, and Ybor City; Hernando including Brooksville, Herrnando Beach, Masaryktown, Ridge Manor, Spring Hill, and Weeki Wachee; Pasco including Bayonet Point, Beacon Point, Dade City, Elfers, Gulf Harbors, Holiday, Hudson, Lacoochee, Land O' Lakes, New Port Richey, Odessa, Port Richey, San Antonio, Shady Hills, St. Leo, Trinity, Wesley Chapel, and Zephyrhills; Pinellas including Belleair, Belleair Beach, Belleair Bluffs, Belleair Shore, Clearwater, Dunedin, Gulfport, Indian Rocks Beach, Indian Shores, Kenneth City, Largo, Madeira Beach, North Redington Beach, Oldsmar, Pinellas Park, Redington Beach, Safety Harbor, Seminole, South Pasadena, St. Pete Beach, St. Petersburg, Tarpon Springs, Treasure Island, Ozona; Polk including Auburndale, Bartow, Davenport, Dundee, Eagle Lake, Fedhaven, Fort Meade, Frostproof, Haines City, Highland Park, Hillcrest Heights, Indian Lake Estates, Lake Alfred, Lake Hamilton, Lake Wales, Lakeland, Mulberry, Nalcrest, Polk City, Providence, and Winter Haven; Orange including Alafaya, Apopka, Bay Lake, Belle Isle, Christmas, Doctor Phillips, Eatonville, Edgewood, Hunter's Creek, Lake Buena Vista, Maitland, Oakland, Ocoee, Orlando, Tangerine, Windermere, Winter Garden, Winter Park, and Zellwood.
    - retrieved 5/7/2014 www.sinkhole.org
  • Brookesville FL sinkhole repair contractors:
    • Advanced Pier Technology, LLC 8445 Morningside Dr Brooksville, FL
    • Black Rock Construction 15316 Bailey Hill Rd Brooksville, FL
    • Foundation Repair Specialist 18766 Cortez Blvd Brooksville, FL
    • LRE Ground Services, Inc. PO Box 10263 Brooksville, FL
    • Secure Foundation Systems, Inc. 16182 Aviation Loop Dr Brooksville, FL
  • Dunedin FL sinkhole repair contractors:
    • Dunedin Restoration Services, Inc. 1271 San Christopher Dr Dunedin, FL
  • Hudson FL sinkhole repair contractors:
    • All Coast Foundation Systems, LLC 18857 Sakera Rd Hudson, FL
    • All Florida Ram Jack, LLC 16646 Scheer Blvd Hudson, FL
    • Foundation Repair Contractors 8635 New York Ave Hudson, FL 34667-3463 Phone: (352) 588-2396 Fax: (352) 588-0573 Email: info@frcsinkholerepair.com
    • Geo-Logical, Inc. 6551 Industrial Ave Port Richey, FL
    • Global Ground Solutions, LLC 13943 Caden Glen Dr Hudson, FL
    • Greg Henry, Inc. , 8632 Casper Ave Hudson, FL
    • Universal Soil Solutions, LLC 9806 Ideal Ln Hudson, FL
  • Land O Lakes FL sinkhole repair contractors
    • Earth Tech, LLC 2620 Hunt Rd Land O Lakes, FL
  • Odessa FL sinkhole repair contractors:
    • Paul Davis Restoration, Inc. of Pasco 2512 Success Dr Odessa, FL
    • RAB Foundation Repair, LLC 13206 Byrd Dr Odessa, FL
  • Port Richey FL sinkhole repair contractors:
    • Logical Restoration, LLC 6551 Industrial Ave Port Richey, FL
    • Professional Construction Specialist, Inc. 9409 US Highway 19 STE 703 Port Richey, FL
  • San Antonio FL sinkhole repair contractors:
    • C&N Foundation Technologies, LLC 12630 Curley St Ste 104 San Antonio, FL
  • Spring Hill FL sinkhole repair contractors:
    • Atlas, LLC 13101 Spring Hill Dr Spring Hill, FL
    • Thunder Bay Builders, Inc. 3755 Commercial Way Spring Hill, FL
  • Tampa FL sinkhole repair contractors:
    • Champion Foundation Repair Systems, LLC, 8504 Adamo Dr Ste 140G Tampa, FL
    • Freedom Sky Construction, Inc. 4118 Hollowtrail Dr Tampa, FL

 

Sinkhole Repair Services for New York

Watch out: Readers trying to diagnose and deal with sudden soil subsidence or yard collapses should
see SINKHOLES - IMMEDIATE SAFETY ACTIONS.

Also see CESSPOOL SAFETY WARNINGS as those hazards can also apply to drywells and septic tan

and also see SINKHOLES, WARNING SIGNS

Additional septic system safety warnings are at SEPTIC & CESSPOOL SAFETY.

Call your local building department for advice on prompt sinkhole assessment as well as for their advice about which excavation contractors or foundation repair contractors in your immediate area have experience with sinkhole diagnosis and repair. In some circumstances you may need to contact an engineering firm who have sinkhole expertise, typically listed under civil engineers or geotechnical engineer.

The following companies identify themselves as sinkhole damage repair experts in New York:

  • Adirondack area, NY
    • Adirondack Basement Systems, 4 Jones Road, Halfmoon, NY 12065, Tel 1-866-749-7407, advertises performing sinkhole-damage-related repair work. Website: http://www.adirondackbasement.com,
      Serving these areas: Schenectady, Albany, Troy, Cohoes, Johnstown, Rensselaer, Hudson, Mechanicville, Hudson Falls, Ballston Lake, Delmar, Glens Falls, Gansevoort, Waterford, Watervliet, Catskill, Amsterdam, Saratoga Springs, Clifton Park, Queensbury, Gloversville, Latham, Ballston Spa, NY
  • Lido Beach NY: Tutwiler & Associates Public Adjusters 441 Lido Blvd Lido Beach, NY 11561
  • Hayward Baker Inc 260 Green St South Hackensack, NJ 07606
  • DiDomenico Refinishing 28 Gates Ave Montclair, NJ 07042

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Sink Hole & Related Engineering References

  • Newton, J. G., 1987, Development of sinkholes resulting from man's activities in the eastern United States: US Geological Survey Circular 968, 54 p.
  • Sinclair, W. C., 1982, Sinkhole development resulting from ground-water withdrawal in the Tampa Area, Florida: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations 81-50, 19 p.
  • White, W. B., 1988, Geomorphology and Hydrology of Karst Terrains: Oxford University Press, New York
  • Williams, J. H. and Vineyard, J. D., 1976, Geologic indicators of subsidence and collapse in karst terrain in Missouri: Presentation at the 55th Annual Meeting, Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C.
  • Barry F. Beck, A. J. (1999). Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology of Sinkholes and Karst. Rotterdam, Netherlands: A. A. Balkema.
  • Beck, B. F. (2003). Sinkholes and the Engineering and Environmental Impacts of Karst. Huntsville, Alabama: The American Society of Civil Engineers.
  • Beck, B. F. (2005). Sinkholes and the Engineering and Envrionmental Impacts of Karst. San Antonio, Texas: The American Society of Civil Engineers.
  • Tony Waltham, F. B. (2005). Sinkholes and Subsidence, Karst and Cavernous Rocks in Engineering and Construction. Chichester, United Kingdom: Praxis Publishing.
  • Whitman D., G. T. (1999). Spatial Interrelationships Between Lake Elevations, Water Tables, and Sinkhole Occurence in Central Florida: A GIS Approach. Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing , 1169-1178.
  • Also see CESSPOOL SAFETY WARNINGS as those hazards can also apply to drywells and septic tanks.

 

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