Pipeline break disrupts water service at Grambling State
GRAMBLING, LA (KSLA) - Water service has been restored to most of Grambling State University's campus.
And regular dining services are available for dinner.
A pipeline break late Tuesday morning disrupted water service at the school.
"We don't know why it happened, but we have determined where it happened and isolated that," campus spokesman Will Sutton said.
The impact of the water outage was lessened by the fact that the school is on its annual Mardi Gras break, meaning there are no classes and the campus is closed for normal business.
Classes dismissed at noon Friday and will resume at 8 a.m. Thursday.
The water outage did impact students who did not have the opportunity to go home or who chose to stay on campus during the break.
Water service is expected to be restored sometime late Tuesday afternoon, according to a text alert sent to students and staffers.
Meantime, according to the text alert, bag lunches were being provided in the cafe.
And food service was expected to resume Tuesday night, the notice says.
Sutton later said regular dining service was available for lunch. About 267 students were served.
Even after water is restored, contractors will be working on more permanent repairs.
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