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Flood

In Case of Imminent or Actual Flooding:

If you need sandbags, call Facilities Operations & Maintenance at 426-1409 (426-6911 after hours)

If you can do so safely:

  • Secure vital equipment, records, and hazardous materials by moving to higher, safer ground.
  • Shut off all non-essential electrical equipment.
  • Wait for instructions from your Building Coordinator, Facilities Operations & Maintenance, or University Security.
  • Avoid standing in flood water due to the threat of electrocution.

Once you receive notice to evacuate:

  • Move all personnel to a safe area, away from the building in danger.
  • Locate those persons with special needs, and provide assistance if possible.
  • Otherwise, provide their location to Emergency Responders.
  • Do NOT return to the building until instructed to do so by the Incident Commander, Building Coordinator, or Facilities Operations & Maintenance.

 Call Facilities Operations & Maintenance for assistance with flood clean-up as soon as possible to avoid unsanitary conditions and mold:

  • Mon.- Fri. till 4p.m. 426-1409
  • Call University Security & Police Dispatch after hours and on weekends: 426-6911

* Flooding can occur due to major rainstorms, water main breaks, or loss of power to sump pumps