U of M Cleaning Up after Pipes Burst, Flooding Dorms

Jan 8, 2014

A clean-up contractor is working to repair flooding damage at a couple of University of Michigan dorms where pipes burst during the extreme cold weather. 

Peter Logan is Director of Communication for University Housing.  He says most students had not yet returned from winter break when the pipes bust in the Oxford and East Quad dorms. 

Affected students were contacted, and arrangements made for those who need temporary housing.

Logan says the flooding in the East Quad dorm Monday affected 17 rooms, and 31 residents.  Clean-up crews are in the process of extracting water and performing other remediation work to make the affected rooms habitable.