Sinkhole Severs Sewers, Wipes Out Lift Station

A stormwater culvert collapses, creating a 45-foot-wide sinkhole — and a $500,000 problem — in Texas
Sinkhole Severs Sewers, Wipes Out Lift Station
The washout of a stormwater culvert — estimated to be between 40 and 50 years old — was blamed for a 45-foot wide, 30-foot deep sinkhole in Granbury, Texas in early May. (credit: City of Granbury)

Public Works officials at the City of Granbury (Texas) are surveying the damage left behind by a 45-foot-wide, 30-foot-deep sinkhole in the parking lot of a local grocery store after heavy rainfall washed out a stormwater culvert. Sewer lines that were attached to a nearby lift...

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