Started by dawiw, March 03, 2013, 09:31:01 AM
Quote from: "wolf39us"I live about 20 minutes from there... Scary
QuoteWest-central Florida - Groundwater development in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area has led to saltwater intrusion and subsidence in the form of sinkhole development and concern about surface-water depletion from lakes in the area. In order to reduce its dependence on groundwater, Tampa has constructed a desalination plant to treat seawater for municipal supply.
Quote from: "Brian37"Saw that story, sucks. Plus the family members are not going to get his body back.
Quotefunny annecdote. My sister is worried a simillar thing could hapen in Den Helder, because -get this- groundwaterlevels are notoriously high over here.
Quote from: "Plu"Quotefunny annecdote. My sister is worried a simillar thing could hapen in Den Helder, because -get this- groundwaterlevels are notoriously high over here. I did hear reports that the province of Groningen is slowly sinking into the ground due to natural gas extraction, though. You can't just keep pulling stuff out of the ground and expect to keep the buildings above them straight.