Sunday, May 1, 2016

2016 - APR - Infrastructure Collapse

2016-04-01 - Water main breaks, neighborhood floods, in Tarzana area in coastal Los Angeles (California):

2016-04-01 - Water main breaks, hotel flooded, in Greenville (South Carolina):

2016-04-01 - Sewer pipe breaks, sinkhole forms, in Jefferson City (Missouri):

2016-04-02 - Building partially collapses in McComb (Ohio):

2016-04-03 - Warehouse collapses onto cars in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), 1 injured:

2016-04-03 - Wall collapses at construction site in Bayonne (New Jersey):

2016-04-03 - Power outage blacks out main airport in coastal Manila (Philippine Islands):

2016-04-04 - Sewer pipe ruptures, 40-50 million gallons of raw sewage flow each day into McKellar Lake (Tennessee):

2016-04-04 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms and swallows SUV, in the East Valley in Las Vegas (Nevada):

2016-04-05 - Gas leak at Porter Ranch (California) will lead to blackouts this summer:

Quote: "According to California officials, the leak led to a drastic decline in gas supplies for the state’s power plants and will lead to electricity shortages during the summer."

2016-04-05 - Water main and sewer main break, huge sinkhole opens and swallows truck, in Clayton (Missouri):

Note: Eek, right down the road from me...

2016-04-05 - Roof collapses at apartment building in Moundsville (West Virginia):

2016-04-05 - Building under construction partially collapses in Greenville (South Carolina):

2016-04-06 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, flooding ensues, in Riverside (California):

2016-04-06 - Restaurant collapses in Dadeldhura District (Nepal), 17 injured:

2016-04-06 - Madarassa roof collapses in Dera Ghazi Khan (Pakistan), 5 killed, more injured:

2016-04-07 - Pipeline leaks 16,800 gallons of oil near Freeman (South Dakota):

2016-04-08 - Pipe ruptures, 1000 gallons of sewage leaks into lake, in Nevada County (California):

2016-04-08 - Water main breaks, flooding ensues, in Salt Lake City (Utah), $1 million in damage:

2016-04-08 - Building under construction partially collapses in Shreveport (Louisiana), 9 injured:

2016-04-08 - Five-story art gallery partially collapses in Cairo (Egypt), near the Nile River:

2016-04-09 - With Mosul Dam at risk of catastrophic collapse in Iraq, people downstream fear annihilation:

2016-04-09 - Five-story building collapses in coastal Istanbul (Turkey):

2016-04-10 - Hundreds of methane leaks found at well pads across the US:

2016-04-10 - Apartment building under construction partially collapses in Harris County (Texas), 1 injured:

2016-04-11 - Water main breaks, business park parking lot floods, in Poway (California):

2016-04-11 - Building façade collapses, bricks fall onto street, in Wheeling (West Virginia):

2016-04-11 - Building collapses in Kampala (Uganda), at least 4 killed, others injured, many missing:

2016-04-11 - Building partially collapses in coastal Mumbai (India), 3 injured:

2016-04-11 - Bridge collapses, fire truck overturns into river, in Sikuati (Malaysia):

2016-04-12 - Three-story mixed-use building collapses in coastal Shanghai (China), 2 injured:

2016-04-12 - Water basin fails, playground collapses at school in Huntington Park (California):

2016-04-13 - Power outage blacks out 40,000 homes in coastal Sydney (Australia):

2016-04-13 - Recycling center leaks chlorine in Shanxi Province (China), dozens sickened, including 40-50 children:

2016-04-13 - Mine tailings contaminate streams with arsenic in the Solomon Islands:

2016-04-14 - Train loses power and gets stranded in underwater tunnel near coastal Washington DC:

2016-04-14 - Wall collapses at building in coastal Charleston (South Carolina), 1 injured:

2016-04-15 - Two-story building collapses in Lahore (Pakistan), 5 killed:

2016-04-15 - Building roof collapses in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania):

2016-04-16 - Well leaks natural gas and oil spray in Aliso Canyon (California):

2016-04-16 - Building collapses in Esereso (Ghana), 2 killed:

2016-04-17 - Rail bridge under construction collapses in Alambagh, Lucknow (India), 1 killed, 4+ injured:

2016-04-17 - Carports collapse from snow in Aurora (Colorado):

2016-04-18 - Thousands of gallons of nuclear waste leak at nuclear storage site in Benton County (Washington):

2016-04-18 - Massive power outage blacks out parts of 11 parishes on the island of Jamaica:

2016-04-18 - Building facade collapses onto street in Toronto (Canada), 7 injured:

2016-04-19 - Power outage blacks out 10,000 homes from Sharbot Lake to Rockland (Canada):

Quote: "Hydro One is investigating a large power failure that is affecting customers from Sharbot Lake, west of Carleton Place, all the way across the city to Rockland. According to an information update released by the utility the cause of the blackout is still under investigation. However, more than 10,000 customers are believed to be affected."

2016-04-20 - Sewer line breaks, spills sewage into Mississippi River tributary, again, in Memphis (Tennessee):

Quote: "This is the third sewage spill in Memphis in the past three weeks."

2016-04-20 - Hole opens on Gila River Bridge near Chandler (Arizona):

2016-04-20 - Two-story building collapses in Mathura (India), 3 killed, 2 injured:

2016-04-20 - After recent Texas flooding, two dams at extremely high risk of failure:

2016-04-21 - Building collapses in Pyongyang (North Korea), hundreds killed:

2016-04-21 - Bicycle path collapses into the ocean in coastal Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), 2 killed, 3 injured:

2016-04-21 - Two-story building collapses in Makkah (Saudi Arabia), 2 killed, several injured:

2016-04-21 - Sewer line collapses, sinkhole forms, in Dallas (Texas):

2016-04-22 - Parking garage collapses under tanker truck in Houston (Texas):

2016-04-23 - Building collapses in Jigawa (Nigeria), 5 killed, 2 injured:

2016-04-23 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, in Oakwood (Ohio):

2016-04-24 - Building partially collapses onto street in Warrington (Britain), near the coast:

2016-04-26 - Massive power outage blacks out part of Zürich (Switzerland):

2016-04-27 - Building collapses in Tirupati (India), 2 killed, 2 injured:

2016-04-28 - Three-story building collapses in Old Delhi (India), 1 killed, 3 injured:

2016-04-29 - Bridge under construction collapses in Manipur (India):

2016-04-29 - Mosque collapses in Mogadishu (Somalia), 30 injured:

2016-04-29 - Large chunks of high-rise exterior wall peel off and fall into street in Shenyang (China):

2016-04-29 - Power outage blacks out 20,000 homes in and around Hemet (California):

2016-04-29 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, in Mansfield (Ohio):

2016-04-29 - Large Hadron Collider shut down because of a weasel:

2016-04-30 - Six-story building collapses in Nairobi (Kenya), at least 12 killed, 134 injured:

Quote: "At least 12 people were killed and an additional 134 others suffered injuries, the Kenyan Red Cross said."

2016-04-30 - Three-story apartment building collapses in coastal Mumbai (India), 6 killed, more trapped:

2016-04-30 - Clean water crisis threatens the United States:

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