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Military & College Hill Boil Order Update

City of Pullman Maintenance and Operations Superintendent Art Garro issued a boil water order this afternoon subsequent to a major water main break on North Grand Avenue.

Following State of Washington rules in this regard and as a precaution regarding the risk of illness from contamination, businesses and residents located on College Hill and Military Hill who are on the city water system should boil their water or use bottled water until further notice. That is for water that will be used for drinking, brushing teeth, preparing food, making ice and washing dishes, or use bottled water until further notice. To kill germs, heat water … » More …

City of Pullman Boil Notice

Earlier today, 12-inch water main located in Grand Avenue near Dissmore’s ruptured and several hundred thousand gallons of water escaped from two City of Pullman reservoirs in the system, which were drained and parts of the system were completely without water. Because of this event, a water quality warning (Boil Notice) has been issued for College Hill and Military Hill. While this does not affect buildings on the main WSU campus, Greek houses, WSU facilities off campus and the Research Park are impacted.

IF YOU ARE IN A BUILDING IN THESE AREAS, DO NOT DRINK THE WATER WITHOUT BOILING IT FIRST. Bring all water … » More …

WSU Alert Notifications Test

The WSU Office of Emergency Management conducted a spring semester test of the WSUAlert system Tuesday, February 23rd, at 12:05 p.m. More than 23,000 Faculty, staff and students associated with the Pullman campus received text messages, phone calls, and emails as part of this test, which also included the campus outdoor warning sirens.

Washington State University places the safety and security of its students, employees, and visitors as its highest priority. WSU has developed the WSUAlert System to disseminate official information via email, text messages, telephone, loudspeakers, Alert Website, and other means to notify the campus population of emergencies or threatening situations. This can include … » More …

WSU Alert Test Tuesday, February 23rd

The WSU Office of Emergency Management will be conducting a spring semester test of the WSUAlert system Tuesday, February 23rd, at 12:05 p.m. Faculty, staff and students associated with the Pullman campus who have signed up for emergency notifications will receive text messages, phone calls, and emails which will be clearly identified as a test. This test will also include the campus outdoor warning sirens.

Washington State University places the safety and security of its students, employees, and visitors as its highest priority. WSU has developed the WSUAlert System to disseminate official information via email, text messages, telephone, loudspeakers, Alert Website, and other means to … » More …

Winter Driving Caution

With a mix of winter weather forecast to continue, commuting and travel may be difficult at times, but many weather related vehicle accidents are preventable. Decrease speed and increase following and stopping distances on snow or ice. Use traction control devices when necessary and limit trips if possible.

Continued Winter Travel Advisory

With continuing snow and wind in the forecast this afternoon and overnight, changing to rain Friday morning, this is a reminder to the WSU community to exercise sound judgment and caution when making commute and travel decisions, and to drive safely for the conditions.

Winter Weather Cautions

Snow, possible freezing rain, and wind are expected in the WSU and Pullman area this afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service.

WSU Pullman remains operational at this time, but students, staff, and faculty are encouraged to stay ALERT to changing road and weather conditions, ASSESS their specific circumstances, and ACT in a safe and prudent manner.

Travel may be difficult in places, but many weather related vehicle accidents are preventable. Decrease speed and increase following and stopping distances on snow or ice. Use traction control devices when necessary and limit trips if possible.

WSU leave policies related to inclement weather: https://hrs.wsu.edu/Inclement+Weather

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Winter Driving Caution Continues

Area roads continue to be slick. Please consider whether driving is necessary, and try to minimize travel if you don’t have winter tires or traction devices.  Exercise caution and drive Aware if you do have to travel.

High Wind Watch for Pullman Area

The National Weather Service has issued a High Wind Watch for this area from Wednesday morning through Wednesday evening December 9th.  Wind speed will begin to increase this afternoon, with Wednesday  gusts as high as 64mph forecast.  Exercise appropriate caution and be prepared for possible power impacts.