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Water Main Break at Missouri State University

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Missouri State University officials were alerted to a water main break at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Mike Smith has this update.

Missouri State University News Release

Office of University Communications

901 S. National Ave.

Springfield, MO 65897

Office: (417) 836-6397

Fax: (417) 836-4938

Email: UniversityCommunications@missouristate.edu

Web: www.news.missouristate.edu

The rupture of a six-inch main occurred under the Blair-Shannon House dining hall and has left the students in that residence hall without running water and air-conditioning.

Greenwood Laboratory School, which is served by that same conduit, is also without water at this time.

Officials hope to have the rupture fixed by mid-day today, but the full extent of the damage is still being investigated. During that time: