Friday, December 1, 2017

2017 - NOV - Infrastructure Collapse

2017-11-01 - Two water mains break in Van Alstyne (Texas):

2017-11-01 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, in coastal Amsterdam (Netherlands):

2017-11-02 - Three- or four-story building under construction collapses in coastal Lagos (Nigeria):,347393.0.html

2017-11-02 - Five-story building topples over and leans on another building in Mansoura (Egypt), 1 killed, 3 injured:

2017-11-02 - Water main breaks, streets flood, in coastal Brooklyn (New York):

2017-11-02 - Water main breaks in coastal Berkeley (California):

2017-11-03 - Power outage blacks out 13,000 homes at 2 AM in and around Puyallup (Washington):

2017-11-03 - Major water main breaks in McAlester (Oklahoma):

2017-11-04 - Sewer collapses, sinkhole forms, in Youngstown (Ohio):

2017-11-04 - Water main breaks in Tacony, Philadelphia (Pennsylvania):

2017-11-05 - Sewage leaks into the ocean in Mexico, contaminates the water and sickens people in California:

2017-11-06 - Bridge collapses in Turkana County (Kenya):

2017-11-06 - Oil tank leaks oil at power plant in Oriental Mindoro (Philippine Islands):

2017-11-06 - Water main breaks, sinkhole opens, on Will Scarlet Road in Winston-Salem (North Carolina):

2017-11-06 - Puerto Rico still mostly without electricity:

2017-11-07 - Wind turbine collapses at research station in Antarctica:

Quote: "Mystery surrounds collapse of wind turbine head at Austalian Antarctic Division’s Mawson research station..."

2017-11-08 - Chemical plant leaks hydrogen sulfide in Corunna, near Sarnia (Canada):

Quote: "A chemical plant near Sarnia evacuated workers Wednesday afternoon after a hydrogen sulphide leak, a plant worker said. Staff at the Nova Chemicals site in Corunna, south of Sarnia, were told to evacuate at about 4:45 p.m., the plant source, who asked not to be identified for fear of reprisal, told the Star and Global News. An alert issued by the nearby First Nations community of Aamjiwnaang stated the chemical spilled was hydrogen sulphide. It's not clear when the leak began."

Quote: "The City of Sarnia didn't send notice of the incident to its residents."

2017-11-08 - Water main breaks, street crumbles, in Dallas (Georgia):

2017-11-08 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, in Parkville (Maryland):

2017-11-09 - Three-story building collapses in Kolar (India):

2017-11-09 - Nuclear facility in Russia or Kazakhstan spews Ruthenium 106 all over Europe:

Quote: "IRSN estimates that the quantity of ruthenium 106 released was major, between 100 and 300 teraBecquerels, and that if an accident of this magnitude had happened in France it would have required the evacuation or sheltering of people in a radius of a few kilometers around the accident site."

2017-11-09 - Major power outage hits Alice Springs (Australia):

2017-11-09 - Water main breaks, sinkhole opens and swallows man, in Kempton (South Africa):

2017-11-10 - Apartment building cracking apart in coastal Manhattan (New York), building evacuated:

2017-11-10 - Former hotel partially collapses in Cumberland (Maryland):

2017-11-10 - Industrial waste polluting drinking water in the US:

2017-11-10 - Power outage hits Puerto Rico, again:

2017-11-10 - Water main breaks in Kempton Park (South Africa):

2017-11-11 - Stairwell or platform collapses at entertainment complex in coastal San Diego (California), 23 injured:

2017-11-12 - Three-story building collapses on Nandivelugu Road in Guntur (India):

2017-11-12 - Fighting to replace America's water pipes:

2017-11-13 - Supermarket partially collapses in coastal Shanghai (China), 3 killed, 6 injured:

2017-11-13 - Water main breaks, sinkhole opens, in coastal Pacific Beach (California):

2017-11-13 - Water main breaks, sinkhole opens, in Escondido (California):

2017-11-14 - Building under construction partially collapses in Saransk (Russia), 3+ killed:

2017-11-15 - Blackout hits Puerto Rico again:

2017-11-15 - Hole opens on I-20 bridge in Fort Worth (Texas):

2017-11-16 - Oil pipeline leaks 210,000 gallons of oil in Marshall County (South Dakota):

2017-11-16 - Bridge collapses in Gerik (Malaysia):

2017-11-17 - Water main breaks, sinkhole opens, in Miamiville (Ohio):

2017-11-18 - Power outage blacks out thousands of homes in coastal Bluffton and Hilton Head Island (South Carolina):

2017-11-18 - Power outage blacks out much of southestern Idaho:

2017-11-20 - Building partially collapses in Kansas City (Missouri):

2017-11-20 - Water main breaks, huge sinkhole opens, in coastal Manhattan (New York):

2017-11-21 - Water main breaks, sinkhole forms, in El Paso (Texas):

2017-11-22 - Major power outage blacks out large parts of Taupo (New Zealand):

2017-11-22 - Grain silo collapses onto road in Walla Walla County (Washington):

2017-11-22 - Balcony collapses at building in Kolkata (India):

2017-11-23 - Roof collapses at apartment building along the Halifax River in coastal Daytona Beach (Florida):

2017-11-23 - Water main breaks, two homes flooded, in coastal Washington DC:

2017-11-24 - Three-story building collapses near coastal Mumbai (India), 1 killed, 5+ injured:

2017-11-24 - Road collapses under truck on The Common near Minety (Britain):

2017-11-24 - Water main breaks in Roxborough, Philadelphia (Pennsylvania):

2017-11-24 - Water main breaks in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania):

2017-11-24 - Water main breaks in West Springfield (Massachusetts):

2017-11-24 - Water main breaks, sinkhole opens, in Valrico (Florida):

2017-11-25 - Building collapses in Delhi (India), 2 killed, 1 injured:

2017-11-26 - Nightclub floor collapses on the island of Tenerife (Spain), 22 injured:

2017-11-27 - Gas line leaks, apartment building explodes, in coastal San Francisco (California):

Note: Well, that's the 'official story' anyway...

2017-11-27 - Water emitting stench in Pearland (Texas):

Quote: "For now, tap water in that neighborhood stinks in some homes. 'The water smells like someone farts in your face every morning and every night,' Kortney Rodriguez, a homeowner said. 'It makes you gag when you turn it on,' Amanda Palmer, another homeowner said."

2017-11-28 - Power outage blacks out large part of Cary (North Carolina):

2017-11-29 - Two water mains break, sinkhole opens, in Durham (North Carolina):

2017-11-29 - Water main breaks, sinkhole opens, in coastal San Francisco (California):

2017-11-29 - Water main breaks, street floods, in El Cajon (California):

2017-11-29 - Water main breaks, sinkhole opens and swallows car, in Manchester (New Hampshire):

2017-11-29 - Water main breaks in Albuquerque (New Mexico):

2017-11-30 - Building collapses in Vapi (India), 2 killed, 2 injured:

2017-11-30 - Underground water pipe explodes in Moscow (Russia):

2017-11-30 - Water main breaks, sinkhole opens, in Dunbar (West Virginia):

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