Wednesday, February 1, 2017

2017 - JAN - Infrastructure Collapse

2017-01-01 - Apartment building partially collapses in Shakhan (Kazakhstan), 9+ killed, 2+ injured:

2017-01-02 - Building collapses in Atlanta (Georgia):

2016-01-02 - Building under construction partially collapses in Okhla, Delhi (India), 1 killed, 5 injured:

2017-01-03 - Church collapses in Mazabuka (Zambia), 3 killed, 5 injured:

2017-01-03 - Water contaminated with perfluorinated compounds in Newburgh (New York):

2017-01-03 - Water main breaks, street partially collapses, in coastal Manhattan (New York):

2017-01-04 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, in Kalamazoo (Michigan):

2017-01-04 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, in coastal London (Britain):

2017-01-05 - Vacant apartment building collapses in Yangon (Myanmar):

2017-01-05 - Storm drain collapses, sinkhole forms, in coastal Redondo Beach (California):

2017-01-05 - Water main breaks, street and homes flood, in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania):

2017-01-05 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, in Ickenham (Britain):

2017-01-08 - Power outage blacks out 20,000 homes in and around coastal Seattle (Washington):

2017-01-08 - Water supply disrupted from unknown cause in Blaine (Minnesota):

Quote: "Following a citywide water outage Sunday morning, officials in Blaine are telling residents to boil any tap water they use as service returns. The water problems began around 8 a.m. for the city of 57,000 that lies about 15 miles north of Minneapolis. Mayor Tom Ryan initially suspected a water main break, but it later turned out to be a system failure, the exact cause of which is yet unknown. In the 31 years he’s been with the city government, Ryan says he’s never seen anything like this."

2017-01-08 - Water main breaks, sinkhole opens and swallows SUV and car, in Kensington, Philadelphia (Pennsylvania):

2017-01-08 - Water main breaks in Canandaigua (New York):

2017-01-08 - Water mains break in Albany and in Rotterdam (New York):

2017-01-08 - Water main breaks in Vienna (Virginia):

2017-01-08 - Water main breaks along train tracks, gushes water, trains disrupted, in Silverstream (New Zealand):

2017-01-09 - Apartment building collapses in Shymkent (Kazakhstan), 1 killed, 5 injured:

2017-01-09 - Three-story building collapses in Whitefield, Bengaluru (India), 8 injured:

2017-01-09 - Suspension bridge fails near Villavicencio (Colombia), 11 killed, more injured:

2017-01-09 - Power outage blacks out large areas in Kenya:

2017-01-10 - Large cloud of ammonia leaks from chemical plant in Princeton (Kentucky):

2017-01-11 - Roof collapses under tractor, tractor falls into store, in coastal Yonkers (New York), 5 injured:

2017-01-11 - Home collapses in Ghaziabad (India), 5 killed:

2017-01-12 - Building collapses onto people in Mothkul (India), 1 killed, 10 injured:

2017-01-12 - Sewer line breaks, sinkhole forms, in Evansville (Indiana):

2017-01-12 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, in Morganton (North Carolina):

2017-01-13 - Building collapses on the island of St. Lucia:

2017-01-13 - Historic building collapses near Windsor Castle (Britain):

2017-01-13 - Bridge collapses in Ca Mau (Vietnam), 6 injured:

2017-01-14 - Building partially collapses in Tahlequah (Oklahoma):

2017-01-15 - Water main breaks in Cleveland (Tennessee):

2017-01-15 - Sewer collapses, sinkhole forms, in East Greenbush (New York):

2017-01-16 - Water main breaks near Hoveton and Horning (Britain):

2017-01-17 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, two cops fall in, in Nampa (Idaho):

Note: Officers down!

2017-01-17 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, school bus trapped, in Fremont (Ohio):

2017-01-17 - Sewer collapses, sinkhole forms, in South Bend (Indiana):

2017-01-18 - Pedestrian bridge collapses at Sleepy Hollow Park in Highland Park (Illinois):

2017-01-18 - Hole opens in I-70 bridge in South Huntingdon Township (Pennsylvania):

2017-01-20 - Crack opens on Delaware River bridge connecting Pennsylvania and New Jersey, bridge closed:

2017-01-20 - Water main breaks, landslide hits boat canopy, in coastal Seattle (Washington):

2017-01-20 - Water main breaks, sinkhole opens, traps minivan, in Lawton (Oklahoma):

2017-01-21 - Commercial building collapses in Emmett (Idaho):

2017-01-21 - Store partially collapses onto woman in Austin (Texas), 1 injured:

2017-01-21 - Two residential buildings collapse in Amman (Jordan):

2017-01-22 - Carport collapses onto cars in Nampa (Idaho):

2017-01-22 - Residential building partially collapses in Vadodara (India), 3 injured:

2017-01-23 - Pipeline leaks 200,000 liters of crude oil on First Nations land north of Stoughton (Canada):

2017-01-23 - Chemical leaks into the River Morda in Oswestry (Britain), many fish killed, environmental disaster:

2017-01-23 - Water main breaks, huge sinkhole opens, cars swallowed, in coastal Manhattan (New York):

2017-01-24 - Nuclear plant shut down near coastal Kenting (Taiwan):

2017-01-25 - Pipeline leaks 139,600 gallons of diesel near Hanlontown (Iowa):

2017-01-25 - Parking garage partially collapses in Centennial (Colorado):

2017-01-26 - Building partially collapses in Elizabeth (New Jersey):

2017-01-26 - Building collapses in Jaipur (India), 3 killed, 4 injured:

2017-01-27 - Home collapses in Quetta (Pakistan), 4 killed:

2017-01-28 - Church under construction collapses in Nashua (New Hampshire):

2017-01-29 - Roof collapses at new building in Balasore (India), 6 injured:

2017-01-30 - Bridge partially collapses in Humphreys County (Tennessee):

2017-01-31 - Bridge collapses, tanker truck falls into the River Nzoia (Kenya), 4 killed:

Quote: "Police are searching for the bodies of four of six people killed after the lorry they were travelling in plunged into River Nzoia at the Sitikho-Sikubale bridge on Monday evening. This is after the bridge collapsed."

2017-01-31 - Lift station fails, raw sewage leaks into Lake Worth Lagoon in coastal Riviera Beach (Florida):

2017-01-31 - Radioactive contamination found outside facility at Hanford Nuclear Reservation (Washington):

2017-01-31 - Power surge destroys electrical stuff in 1000 homes in Brookville (Pennsylvania):

Quote: "Residents in the small Pennsylvania town of Brookville must've wondered what on earth was going on earlier this month when a sudden power surge caused electrical appliances and gizmos in up to 1,000 homes to fry, explode, or simply conk out."

2017-01-31 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, in Kitchener (Canada):

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