Download Small Sinkhole In Backyard Background. Watering helps the soil to settle and lets you know whether you need more dirt to fill in the hole. By christmas, the sinkhole had widened significantly and was deep.
A sinkhole filled with water appeared in the backyard of a house in australia on tuesday. Sinkholes in this area are brought on by the slow, natural process of. A sinkhole is a hole in the ground that is created by a collapse in the surface layer of the earth.
The yard was cordoned off by officials as surveyors and engineering experts were called in.
House owners lynn and ray mckay woke up to find the small hole after being informed by a neighbour of its existence in the queensland state town of ipswich. It was just a meter wide initially but currently measures around 8 meters. Experts have ruled out that the mckay's house will be affected by the sinkhole, but it is creeping ever closer to that australian icon, the hills hoist rotary clothes line. I have a sinkhole in my backyard along the fence line which began expanding during the last few months.