Concrete Foundation Reports and News Articles

Archive of Published News Articles – 2019


August 31, 2019 Crumbling Foundation Testing Report (Town by Town report)

June 30, 2019 Crumbling Foundation Testing Report (Town by Town report)

May 31, 2019 Crumbling Foundation Testing Report (Town by Town report)

March 31, 2019 Crumbling Foundation Testing Report (Town by Town report)

February 28, 2019 Crumbling Foundation Testing Report (Town by Town report)

January 31, 2019 Crumbling Foundation Testing Report (Town by Town report)

December 31, 2018 Crumbling Foundation Testing Report (Town by Town report)

November 30, 2018 Crumbling Foundation Testing Report (Town by Town report)

October 31, 2018 Crumbling Foundation Testing Report (Town by Town report)

July 31, 2018 Crumbling Foundation Testing Report (Town by Town report)

June 30, 2018 Crumbling Foundation Testing Report (Town by Town report)

May 31, 2018 Crumbling Foundation Testing Report (Town by Town report)

March 31, 2018 Crumbling Foundation Testing Report (Town by Town report)

March 9, 2018 State Expanding Eligibility for Reimbursement of Testing for Crumbling Foundations (NBC Troubleshooters report)

March 5, 2018 CRCOG – Map of Affected Towns  (Compiled by CRCOG from Town Assessors, Department of Housing, Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection, and the Connecticut Insurance Department)

February 28, 2018 Crumbling Foundation Testing Report (Town by Town report)

February 15, 2018 NBC Connecticut Troubleshooters Coverage (Tax loss report)

November 30, 2016 CRCOG Presentation, authored by Pauline Yoder

NBC Connecticut Troubleshooters Continuing Coverage of the Crumbling Foundations

August 31, 2016  – The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection hired a consultant to conduct a scientific investigation into the cause of the crumbling concrete home foundations in northeastern Connecticut.  The report confirms the conclusion that the mineral pyrrhotite is a necessary contributing factor in the deterioration of the concrete.

Authors of the report, Kay Willie, Associate Professor and Rui Zhong, Postdoctoral Researcher; University of Connecticut Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.   Concrete Foundation Report

NBC Connecticut Troubleshooters Continuing Coverage of the Crumbling Foundations