Human error led to 2016 suburban Detroit sinkhole

DETROIT (AP) — A sinkhole that damaged homes in a neighbourhood north of Detroit and cost USD75 million to fix was caused by human error that allowed the quick release of waste and water into a sewer line, according to a top county official. An engineering assessment determined the surge fractured the pipe in Fraser which drew in sand and created a void in the surrounding soil, Macomb Public Works Commissioner Candice Miller told reporters last Wednesday. More details in Friday’s Borneo Bulletin