A water main break at Oliver Hall has led to some unhappy KJI campers. Due to a construction accident on the North side of campus at 10:37 a.m. the 126 campers residing in the hall now have to survive the heat without running water.
“I’m just concerned about them at this point I’m just making sure they are safe and comfortable, no water is not an option.” said Jeff Browne director of the Kansas Journalism Institute camp.
If the break is not fixed soon class time will have to be cut to move the kids to a new dorm. But in the mean time it is advised to go to the Student Union for your water needs during your breaks. At the moment the dorms cannot provide:
- Drinking water (Any water that does come through is UNSAFE)
The Lawrence Water Works has been notified and expected to arrive in 30 minutes. It is unknown what exactly happened to lead to this accident, but all should be resolved by Tuesday morning.
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