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Old 07-15-2017, 05:47 AM
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Yes, I saw that. My guess is the water came from either broken plumbing a swimming pool.
Idk, that looked like a lot of water. My guess would be it came from the ground/aquifer. It really must of been something to see in person.
(Reminds me of when the sink hole that opened up under Scott Lake in Lakeland and emptied almost the entire lake in just a few hours).
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Old 07-15-2017, 05:48 AM
 
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Add a reverse western windflow into the mix and its a recipe for disaster!
Yeah, that's a killer right there.
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Old 07-15-2017, 06:39 AM
 
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I think the water is coming from the adjacent lake... I understand that there's concern that the hole will grow and connect completely with the lake and the contents of the septic tanks from the affected homes will then get mixed into the lake.
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Old 07-15-2017, 10:51 AM
 
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Yes, I saw that. My guess is the water came from either broken plumbing a swimming pool.
That was from under ground water. That hole is so deep nole.
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Old 07-15-2017, 10:53 AM
 
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I think the drought, followed by all the rain we've been getting lately and all the water from the aquifer being used on all the new subdivisions doesn't help the already sink hole prone area. Add a reverse western windflow into the mix and its a recipe for disaster!
All the rain you guys have been getting. I have had only 1.50" so far this month.
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Old 07-18-2017, 09:58 AM
 
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Yes, I saw that. My guess is the water came from either broken plumbing a swimming pool.
Nope, its underground water actually.
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Old 07-18-2017, 01:52 PM
 
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Nope, its underground water actually.
Nope, probably from the plumbing that broke up under the home. Sinkholes are usually dry voids. In fact they tend to drain water. But don't take my word for it.

How Sinkholes Form

A sinkhole occurred, the house collapses, pipes break. Voila! Water, water everywhere!

We had an unoccupied house down the street from us have a massive break in one of the main pipes coming into the house. Water gushed from under the doors out into the street.
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Old 07-18-2017, 05:30 PM
 
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Nope, probably from the plumbing that broke up under the home. Sinkholes are usually dry voids. In fact they tend to drain water. But don't take my word for it.

How Sinkholes Form

A sinkhole occurred, the house collapses, pipes break. Voila! Water, water everywhere!

We had an unoccupied house down the street from us have a massive break in one of the main pipes coming into the house. Water gushed from under the doors out into the street.
Not a chance lance. No way.
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Old 07-18-2017, 07:31 PM
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Not a chance lance. No way.
No way there's any kinda water pipe in Land O Lakes that would put out that much water lol.
(The aquifer/caves isn't that far beneath us in a lot places).
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Old 07-19-2017, 05:05 AM
 
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No normal pipe to a home would fill up a hole that fast nole. It would take a 8" pipe at least. That hole filled with water fast.
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