Flood

Flooding caused by pipe break, sink overflow, or other plumbing problem
  • Identify the source of the water and turn it off if this can be done safely
  • If flooding is caused by pipe break, sink overflow, or other plumbing problem notify Facilities
  • Do not leave a voice mail message; make sure you talk with Facilities staff; notify Security if after business hours
  • Provide sufficient information (building, floor, room, degree of flooding, and potential damage)
Flooding caused by heavy rain
  • If flooding is caused by heavy rains, notify Facilities
  • Do not leave a voice mail message; make sure you talk with Facilities staff; notify Security if after business hours
  • If in basement area and water is coming in through windows or stairwells, evacuate to a higher floor immediately
  • Do not enter a flooded area until all electrical circuits have been deactivated
  • Remain in a sheltered area until the flood waters have receded before attempting to drive through the indicated flooded areas
Protect property and equipment
  • Protect property and records by removing items from floor
  • Unplug electrical equipment such as computers and printers
  • After business hours, the department head or responsible individual(s) for the area affected should be notified
  • The department head or other responsible party should make necessary arrangements to salvage damaged movable equipment, supplies, and other materials
Evacuate personnel and report additional problems
  • Evacuate personnel as needed
  • Notify Security if an immediate evacuation is required
  • Post a staff member at the entrance to the flooded area to keep out unauthorized personnel

Important ATSU Kirksville Emergency Numbers

Security Office: 1-660-626-2380
Switchboard / Dispatch:– 0 - or – 626-2121 

Security Emergency and non-emergency
(On Campus) ext. 33
(Off Campus) 1-660-349-9513

Kirksville Police: 
(On Campus) Dial 9-911 
(Off Campus) Dial 911

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