Water well underneath South Bay home leads to sink hole, legal dispute (CA)

/ Owner - January 22, 2020

The problem that’s sinking the Ridley’s is directly below their family room. A six-foot deep hole, which the couple’s attorney says is a water well that’s created a sink hole……Renters made the discovery in 2018, when they spotted water beneath the laundry room, and tracked it to the growing sink hole. But the Home Owners Association was reluctant to see it the same way. In an email last week, attorney John Hill wrote, “We don’t know it’s an uncapped well. It may be a hand-dug well. It may be an old cistern.”  Whatever it is, the Ridley’s say the association did nothing for at least eight months, laying the problem at the couple’s feet.    Read the article………………………..

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