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Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Summer session resumes for Engineering as flood cleanup continues

After a week of record-setting flooding throughout eastern Iowa, the UI and the College of Engineering resumed Summer Session classes on June 23 while working toward full recovery. With regard to college facilities, the Seamans Center received no water damage.

The Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory received sub basement flooding and remains in lock down until damage can be assessed. Faculty and staff are temporarily relocated to the Seamans Center. Ventilation of the C. Maxwell Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory began June 20.

The Engineering Research Facility, also in lock down and with undetermined water damage, has staff temporarily relocated to the National Advanced Driving Simulator. At the Iowa Advanced Technology Labs (IATL), some equipment was moved to the nearby Chemistry Building prior to IATL Suffering first-floor water damage of about 2-3 feet of water.