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BAYOU CORNE, LA (WAFB) -
the rain is gone, Texas Brine work crews are out preparing to install more
equipment to help find the cause of the sinkhole here in Assumption Parish.
are clearing trees and compacting sand preparing for four vent wells Texas Brine
is building near the Bayou Corne community.
the information we gathered from all of these diagnostic tools are being
applied will give us an idea of what's happening, what has happened and what
the possibility of any future events might be," said Sonny Cranch, Texas Brine
says there will eventually be a total of 16 vent wells in the area with plans
to replace the governments above-ground seismic monitors with monitors that
will be 80 feet below the surface.
a clearer signal. From what could be happening seismically directly beneath us
or as far away as Alaska," said Cranch. "They're that sensitive. They can pick
up that kind of seismic activity."
construction package will also include the installation of 3D seismic activity
recorders and the sinkhole containment berm. Assumption Parish leaders say they
are pleased with the recent progress.
there are a lot of unanswered questions, but in order to get those answers,
they have to move forward and complete some of this work," said John Boudreaux,
Assumption Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness director.
Cranch says there's no projected completion date for this project.
He says weather and several other factors could cause delays. We also asked Cranch
about the possibility of buying those evacuated residents out of their homes.
He says right now they are focused on finding out the cause of the sinkhole and
keeping it from getting any larger.
The Assumption Parish, LA sinkhole continues to grow. The ground opened up on August 3, 2012 and residents were evacuated from their homes. Click here to see the photos from August 2012 until now.More >>
The Assumption Parish, LA sinkhole continues to grow. The ground opened up on August 3, 2012 and residents were evacuated from their homes. The sinkhole, or slurry, is consuming land and trees. Many images are from the Assumption Parish Police Jury. Click here to see the photos from August until now. More >>
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