This is definitely a sad story, and one that highlights the importance of an adequate geological investigation when designing pipelines. A landslide cause a rupture in the Trans-Equador oil pipeline on May 31st. The volume of oil released is on the order of 11,500 barrels, or 205,000 liters. [Source: Read more info at The Landslide Blog. Image: Dr. Dave’s Landslide Blog]
Some friends at NHAZCA S.r.l. in Rome, Drs. Serena Moretto and Paolo Mazzanti, have been demonstrating their company’s technology to use satellite imagery to produce highly accurate displacement measurements and maps. Serena recently posted a […]
[Update 12/6/07] San Diego City Council approved $20 Million for the repair of Soledad Mountain Road despite concerns by some about whether funds diverted to pay for the fix will ever be repaid by Federal and State monies. Additionally, shear pin installation mentioned on the next page is scheduled to be completed by Saturday. [/Update]
A lot has happened since my last post on the Soledad Mountain Road landslide in La Jolla. Iâ€™ll try to get you caught up on the latest with remediation and legal issues. Click through for the summary.