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Disaster Manual: Flood

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In case of flooding, call Building Utilities/Repair and Maintenance.
Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 5 pm: 557-7357 (Bellevue University’s Maintenance Dept) or 557-
7359 (Bellevue University’s Security Office). Monday – Friday, 5 pm -11 pm, Saturday 7 am – 4
pm, Sunday 10 am – 7 pm: 557-5000 (Campus Safety). Friday 5 pm until Monday 7:00 a.m.: 557-
5000 (Campus Safety).
Depending on the severity of a water leak (burst water pipes), either call Maintenance at one of
the numbers listed above or call the MUD emergency number (402-554-7777).
*If severe flooding is caused by burst water pipes, call MUD immediately.
In the event of a minor water leak, plastic sheeting material is stored in the front book-drop

Evacuate the building:
Once the area is safe to re-enter, implement damage control measures to minimize water
damage to library materials and equipment.
These measures include:
1. Identifying the types of materials damaged and the extent of the damage.
2. Determining the nature of the damage (damp or wet, muddy or clear water, or oil).
3. Determining other types of damage (fire, soot, heat).