Shepherd University closes due to water main break, to reopen Wednesday

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Shepherd University cancelled classes and closed the campus at 2 p.m. Tuesday because of a water valve leak at Princess Street in the Shepherdstown water department.

Facilities first notified campus of the problem in a campus-wide email a little after 1 p.m. said in a statement that the leak was repaired at 3:15. Assistant Vice President Holly Frye advised campus to boil water for 30 minutes before use.

“All activity should resume normally on university campus tomorrow,” Frye said.

Shepherdstown asks that if your water is still not functioning, please contact the Shepherdstown Water Department at 304-876-2394.