Monday, February 1, 2016

2016 - JAN - Infrastructure Collapse

2016-01-01 - Carriage house partially collapses in Somerville (Massachusetts), building torn down:

2016-01-01 - Methane continues spewing from the ground in vast quantities in Porter Ranch (California):

2016-01-02 - Huge gas leak causes evacuation of hundreds of people in coastal London (Britain):

2016-01-03 - Building facade collapses onto street in Madrid (Spain), 5 injured:

2016-01-03 - Sewer pipe collapses, huge sinkhole forms, in Columbus (Ohio):

2016-01-03 - Pipe ruptures, huge sinkhole forms, in Laudium (South Africa):

2016-01-04 - Power outage blacks out 5800 homes in coastal Berkeley (California):

2016-01-04 - Water pipe ruptures, sinkhole forms, woman drives into sinkhole, in Yeppoon (Australia):

2016-01-05 - Governor Brown declares emergency over massive methane well leak near Porter Ranch (California):

2016-01-05 - Two-story building collapses in Lahore (Pakistan):

2016-01-06 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms and traps school bus, in Cockeysville (Maryland):

2016-01-07 - Building collapses near the Pacific Highway in coastal Sydney (Australia):

2016-01-07 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, backhoe falls in, in Bedford (Massachusetts):

2016-01-07 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, pickup hits sinkhole, in Little River area in coastal Miami (Florida):

2016-01-08 - Bridge over the Ichhamoti River collapses in Bangladesh:

2016-01-09 - Well spewing methane may also be emitting radioactive radon gas, in Porter Ranch (California):

2016-01-10 - Trans-Canada Highway bridge over the Nipigon River splits apart near Nipigon (Canada):

2016-01-11 - Sewer main breaks, sinkhole forms, in coastal Fremont (California):

2016-01-12 - Five-story building collapses onto home in coastal Accra (Ghana):

2016-01-12 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms and swallows car, in St. Joseph (Missouri):

2016-01-12 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, in Wichita (Kansas):

2016-01-13 - Six-story residential building collapses in Al Sharqia Governorate (Egypt), 9 killed:,-referred-to-prosecution-.aspx

2016-01-13 - Balcony collapses at apartment building in Jerusalem (Israel), 2 injured:

2016-01-13 - Sewer line collapses, sinkhole forms, at university in Hattiesburg (Mississippi):

2016-01-14 - Roof collapses at business in coastal Savannah (Georgia):

2016-01-15 - Some updates on the massive methane well leak in Porter Ranch (California):

Quote: "It now looks like the catastrophic Porter Ranch gas leak, which has spewed more than 83,000 metric tons of noxious methane for nearly three months, has spread across Los Angeles’s San Fernando Valley."

2016-01-15 - Large residential building collapses in Egypt:

Quote: "The dust cloud can be seen engulfing the street in the aftermath of the collapse. Shown from a different angle, power lines can be seen exploding as the debris from the building flattens everything in its path."

2016-01-15 - Roof collapses at business in coastal Venice (Florida):

2016-01-16 - Lead in water supply poisoning people in Flint (Michigan), Obama declares emergency:

Quote: "U.S. President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency in Michigan on Saturday and ordered federal aid for state and local response efforts in the county where the city of Flint has been contending with lead-contaminated drinking water. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder had asked the president to declare both an emergency and an expedited major disaster in Genesee County to protect the safety of Flint residents."

2016-01-16 - Wall collapses at residential building in York (Canada):

2016-01-16 - Power outage blacks out 9000 homes in Tucson (Arizona):

2016-01-16 - Sewer pipe breaks, foul stench permeates area, in coastal Singapore:

2016-01-17 - Power outage blacks out Newark Airport in Newark (New Jersey), passengers evacuated:

2016-01-17 - Power outage blacks out 10,000 homes in Sacramento (California):

2016-01-17 - Building collapses along Bradford Road in Dewsbury (Britain):

2016-01-17 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, almost swallows car, in West Kelowna (Canada):

2016-01-18 - Nuclear reactor shuts down in Uljin (SOuth Korea), 'technical problem':

2016-01-18 - Two-story building collapses in Agona Swedru (Ghana):

2016-01-18 - Water main breaks in East Whiteland Township (Pennsylvania):

2016-01-19 - Gas line leaks gas all over neighborhood in Eugene (Oregon), area evacuated:

2016-01-19 - Building collapses in Chittoor (India), 35 injured:

2016-01-19 - Sewer collapses, sinkhole forms, near Castle Street in Hereford (Britain):

2016-01-19 - Water main breaks near school in coastal Stamford (Connecticut):

2016-01-19 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, on the A249 between Sittingbourne and Bobbing (Britain):

2016-01-20 - Cargo ship delay raises concerns over food supply in Alaska:

2016-01-20 - Bridge collapses on Camp Road in Wyke Regis (Britain), 3 injured:

2016-01-21 - Well site destabilizing in Porter Ranch (California), ground subsiding, regulators delay action:

2016-01-21 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, swallows car, in coastal Santa Barbara (California):

2016-01-22 - Facade falls off hotel in coastal Washington DC, 3 injured:

2016-01-22 - Three floors of building collapse in Rome (Italy):

2016-01-22 - Bridge deteriorates near Walnut Lake in West Bloomfield (Michigan), closed indefinitely:

2016-01-22 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania):

2016-01-22 - Water main breaks, floods home, on Potomac Avenue in Banksville (Pennsylvania):

2016-01-22 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, on Peel Street in Maidstone (Britain):

2016-01-22 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, on Park Street in Carlton North (AUstralia):

2016-01-23 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, in Denver (Colorado):

2016-01-23 - Storm drain breaks, sinkhole forms, in Montgomery (Alabama):

2016-01-24 - Bridge on I-24 cracking near Chattanooga (Tennessee), emergency declared:

Quote: "Jennifer Flynn with the Tennessee Department of Transportation, says, 'We do consider this an emergency situation.' Those are not exactly the words you want to hear when the Tennessee Department of Transportation looks at the bridge on Interstate 24 near the 27 split."

2016-01-25 - School building under construction collapses in coastal Sabah Al-Ahmad City (Kuwait), 20 injured:

2016-01-25 - Facade collapses off building in Noblesville (Indiana):

2016-01-25 - Water main breaks, sinkhole opens in driveway at home, in Staunton (Virginia):

2016-01-26 - Power outage hits Tucson (Arizona), 10,000 homes go dark:

2016-01-26 - Sewer line collapses, sinkhole forms, in Powell County (Kentucky):

2016-01-27 - Water main breaks, sinkhole opens and swallows man taking out trash, in Lititz Borough (Pennsylvania):

2016-01-27 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, in Rochester (Minnesota):

2016-01-28 - Two-story building collapses in coastal Kismayo (Somalia), 1 killed, 2 injured:

2016-01-29 - Gas field destabilizing in Porter Ranch (California), gas splooging from the ground in multiple areas:

Quote: "They may have 'entirely lost control of entire field' involved in LA gas disaster, and it’s coming up everywhere..."

Note: *cough*GTFO*cough*...

2016-01-29 - Building partially collapses in Hamilton (Britain):

2016-01-29 - Major power outage blacks out most of coastal Karachi (Pakistan):

2016-01-29 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, car drives into it, in Cleveland (Ohio):

2016-01-30 - Retaining wall collapses near Home Depot in Holly Springs (Georgia):

2016-01-31 - Home under renovation collapses in coastal San Pedro (California):

2016-01-31 - Water main breaks, boil water order issued, in coastal Sandwich (Massachusetts):

2016-01-31 - Water main breaks in Silver Spring (Maryland):

2016-01-31 - Water main breaks, street caves in, mail truck trapped, in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania):

2016-01-31 - Water main breaks along Hermitage Avenue in Palmer Township (Pennsylvania):

2016-01-31 - Water main breaks, road closed, in Caldwell (New Jersey):

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