7th home condemned at Land O'Lakes sinkhole

Pasco sinkhole houses condemned

LAND O'LAKES, Fla. -- Another home near the sinkhole in Pasco County has been condemned. 

The total number of homes unsuitable for living -- or even destroyed -- now stands at seven.

County officials condemned the home Sunday, Aug. 6, on Ocean Pines Drive. The other homes include three on Ocean Pines Drive, plus another on Canal Place.

The sinkhole opened July 14, destroying two structures on Ocean Pines Drive.

Crews from Ceres Environmental Services is designated as the main debris removal contractor, according to a county news release. So far, 125 dump trucks of uncrushed lime rock have been brought into the area. Five semi-truck loads of debris were taken out Saturday.

Work is underway to remove contaminated water while crews continue to carry away debris and stabilize the feature from additional movement.

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