Category: Finding Sinkholes

March 16, 2010 by Morgan Barfield

There is a hole in my yard and my neighbor thinks it may be a sinkhole, but I think it”™s just an ordinary hole. Who is right? Sinkholes are one of the only causes of damage actually defined by Florida sinkhole laws. One of the reasons there had to be a legal definition, is that…

September 19, 2009 by Morgan Barfield

The State of Florida keeps rather detailed data on all reported sinkhole claims and several governmental entities have used that data to create maps exhibiting the most prominent areas for sinkhole claims. The Florida Geological Survey provides a Florida sinkhole map (PDF).