Emergency Plan > Disasters > Flooding
In the event of severe flooding, the Public Safety and Facility Operations Offices should be notified. Broken water pipes, water leaks and overflowing or clogged drains that do not present an emergency situation should only be reported to Facility Operations. If flooding occurs in a residence facility, Facility Operations will notify the Department of Housing. If residential areas are rendered uninhabitable, the Department of Housing will relocate residents to other areas on campus or secure alternative temporary housing arrangements as needed.
Upon learning of severe flooding, the Public Safety Dispatcher shall dispatch personnel to investigate the problem area, in off-hour situations, before paging Facility Operations personnel. The Dispatcher shall notify Facility Operations office or staff on duty, during regular hours (7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.), of the flood condition via radio on the Facility Operations channel or phone.
Upon receiving notice from the dispatcher, Facility Operations personnel shall notify building engineers and electricians via radio/phone/or pager of the flood condition and the specific area of concern. Facility Operations personnel shall then:
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