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Water outage cancels classes at Ohio State

Aerial view of The Oval on Ohio State University's campus
Ohio State University

Classes at Ohio State's main campus have been canceled for the remainder of Monday, April 25, after a water main break disrupts water service. The university said due to a major water line break, most buildings on the Columbus campus are experiencing low or no water pressure.

The break happened on Herrick Drive between Cannon Drive and Olentangy River Road. The OSU emergency management office said it's crews are working to resolve the issue as soon as they safely can.

OSU has encouraged any faculty and staff members with the ability to work remotely to do so in consultation with their supervisor.

Student Health Services and all recreational facilities are closed. The Traditions dining facilities will offer grab-and-go service at Scott House, Kennedy and Morrill Tower, all other dining facilities are closed.

The Wexner Medical Center remains open. Medical center staff can continue to check HealthBeat HUB. Veterinary Medicine remains open only for emergencies and to care for hospitalized patients.

Optometry remains open. Dental clinics are closed.

Student Health Services and all recreational facilities are closed. The Traditions dining facilities will offer grab-and-go service at Scott House, Kennedy and Morrill Tower, all other dining facilities are closed.

The university reports that potable water quality is still being assessed and no restoration estimate is currently available.