Thursday, March 1, 2018

2018 - FEB - Infrastructure Collapse

2018-02-01 - Water main breaks, sinkhole opens, in Manchester (Britain):

2018-02-02 - Bridge collapses near Riversdale (New Zealand):

2018-02-02 - Water main breaks, street floods, in Wykoff (Minnesota):

2018-02-04 - Water main breaks in Madison (Wisconsin):

2018-02-04 - Water main breaks in Clinton (Iowa):

2018-02-05 - Power outage blacks out 19,000 homes near High Point (North Carolina):

2018-02-05 - Steel mill leaks gas at 3 AM in coastal Guangdong (China), 8 killed, 10 injured:

2018-02-05 - Water main breaks in Bluff City (Tennessee):

2018-02-05 - Water main breaks in Scott Township (Pennsylvania):

2018-02-05 - Water main breaks, street floods, in South Lawndale area in Chicago (Illinois):

2018-02-05 - Water main breaks in Youngstown (Ohio):

2018-02-06 - Power outage blacks out 5,600 homes in Clarkston (Michigan):

2018-02-06 - Wall collapses in Dhaka (Bangladesh), 1 killed:

2018-02-07 - Tank leaks 1,000 gallons of fuel into the French Broad River in Asheville (North Carolina):

2018-02-07 - Water main breaks, sinkhole opens, in Citrus Park (Florida):

2018-02-07 - Water main breaks, apartments flooded, in Asheville (North Carolina):

2018-02-08 - Water pipe breaks, massive sinkhole devours chunk of highway, in coastal Foshan (China), 8 killed, 3 missing:

Quote: "Eight people have died and three remain missing in southern China after a massive sinkhole yesterday swallowed a major road in the middle of a city."

2018-02-09 - Building partially collapses in Batesville (Arkansas):

2018-02-09 - Water main breaks, huge sinkhole opens and swallows 3 cars, in Chicago (Illinois):

2018-02-09 - Two water mains break, massive sinkhole devours road, in Fairfax (Virginia):

2018-02-09 - Water main breaks, homes flood, in Millcreek (Utah):

2018-02-10 - Power outage blacks out 19,000+ homes in coastal Exmouth (Britain):

2018-02-10 - Vacant mill collapses in Tameside (Britain):

2018-02-11 - Power outage blacks out thousands of homes in coastal Stratford and coastal Bridgeport (Connecticut):

2018-02-11 - Power outage blacks out 20,000+ homes near coastal Melbourne (Australia):

2018-02-11 - Deck collapses at tavern in coastal Mangawhai (New Zealand):

2018-02-12 - Home suddenly collapses in affluent area in coastal London (Britain):

2018-02-13 - Water main breaks, sinkhole opens, in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania):

2018-02-14 - Building collapses in coastal Grandpass on the island of Sri Lanka, 7+ killed:

2018-02-15 - Pipeline leaks poison gas in Shahad (India), 1 killed, 11 injured:

2018-02-15 - Bridge collapses under truck on Fish Creek Road near Miranda (California):

2018-02-15 - Five-story building collapses in Bengaluru (India), 3+ killed:

2018-02-15 - Building collapses in coastal Beirut (Lebanon), 2 killed, 1 injured:

2018-02-16 - Pipe ruptures and spews a million gallons of wastewater in coastal Port Arthur (Texas):

Quote: "One million gallons of wastewater spilled after a 36 inch rupture caused structural failure, says the City of Port Arthur. The wastewater was noticed by homeowners like Manuel Cardenas, who lives near the spill and said his kids were physically sick from the smell."

2018-02-17 - Church partially collapses in Holyoke (Massachusetts):

2018-02-17 - Building collapses on River Street in Oriskany (New York):

2018-02-18 - Methane leaks at oil and gas sites in Pennsylvania far more pervasive than reported:

Quote: "An EDF comparison of company-reported data and research measurements finds as much as 5 times more methane, a climate-warming greenhouse gas, is leaking."

2018-02-18 - Buffalo Bayou trail bridge collapses in Houston (Texas):

2018-02-18 - Building partially collapses in coastal Bronx (New York):

2018-02-18 - Building partially collapses in coastal Boston (Massachusetts):

2018-02-18 - Pipeline leaks oil into pond in Yukon (Oklahoma):

2018-02-18 - Water main breaks, construction site floods, in coastal Boston (Massachusetts):

2018-02-19 - Huge mountain of garbage collapses onto homes in coastal Maputo (Mozambique), 17+ killed:

2018-02-19 - Commercial building partially collapses in Medina (Ohio):

2018-02-19 - Bridge under construction collapses in Kohat (Pakistan), 6 killed, 2 injured:

2018-02-20 - Fire escape collapses in Brewerytown area in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), 1 injured:

2018-02-20 - Roof collapses at arena in Calgary (Canada):

2018-02-20 - Church collapses in Burundi, 3 killed, 6 injured:

2018-02-21 - Sewer line collapses, sinkhole forms, in Rochester (New York):

2018-02-22 - Storm sewer collapses, sinkhole partially swallows pickup truck, in Piqua (Ohio):

2018-02-23 - Vacant building collapses in Russellville (Ohio):

2018-02-23 - Bridge collapses into creek in Port Bruce, Ontario (Canada):

2018-02-23 - Power outage blacks out 25,000 homes in coastal Dublin (Ireland):

2018-02-24 - Benzene contaminating drinking water in and around Fountaingrove (California):

2018-02-24 - Five-story residential building collapses in Cairo (Egypt), 3+ killed, 18 injured:

2018-02-24 - Building collapses in coastal Mumbai (India), 3+ injured:

2018-02-25 - Vacant building collapses in Evanston (Illinois):

2018-02-25 - Building partially collapses in Paducah (Kentucky):

2018-02-25 - Building collapses in coastal Lagos (Nigeria), 11 injured:

2018-02-25 - Sewer pipe breaks, sinkhole opens, in North Bay (Canada):

2018-02-26 - Water main breaks in Hanover Township (Pennsylvania):

2018-02-26 - Water main breaks, sinkhole opens, in Hamilton (Canada):

2018-02-27 - Building partially collapses in Ulhasnagar (India), 2 injured:

2018-02-27 - Sewer pipe collapses, sinkhole opens, in Struthers (Ohio):

2018-02-27 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, in North Bay (Canada):

2018-02-27 - Water main breaks in Euston area in coastal London (Britain):

2018-02-28 - Building partially collapses in Scottsbluff (Nebraska):

2018-02-28 - Bridge collapses, cars damaged, on Coach Street in Skipton (Britain):

Quote: "Bridge Collapse – Coach street, Skipton Time of call: 15:33 Appliances form Skipton attended this incident which involved a bridge that had collapsed over the beck near the carpark on coach street, appliances cordoned of the area and made the scene safe. Crews are currently still in attendance and this incident is ongoing."

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