INFORMATIONAL MESSAGE FROM ALERT CAROLINA: OWASA Water Main Break Along Ridge Road
Shortly after 6:00 a.m. today (Sat., April 12), an OWASA water main break took place on the UNC campus near Avery Residence Hall on Ridge Road. Flooding has occurred in the basement of Avery Residence Hall and on Ehringhaus Field below the dorm. As officials work to affect repairs, traffic may be temporarily impacted along Ridge Road, and some water outages may occur near mid-campus throughout the day. Motorists may experience some traffic delays and detours.
Continue to monitor Alert Carolina website (alertcarolina.unc.edu) for any updates.
About Informational Messages: The University sends an Informational Message to inform the campus community about a situation that is not an emergency, but is expected to be of significant interest to the campus. An Informational Message is one of three tiers of communication under the University’s revised emergency communications plan. Emergency Warning refers to a siren activation for a significant emergency. And a Timely Warning is issued if there is a continuing danger AND notification will not compromise law enforcement efforts.