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SDSU Cancels Classes Due To Broken Water Main

Students exit the San Diego State University campus after classes were cancel...

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Above: Students exit the San Diego State University campus after classes were canceled due to a water main break, San Diego, September 12, 2018.

UPDATE: 3:40 p.m., Sept. 12, 2018:

San Diego State University announced classes resumed Wednesday around 3:30 p.m., after a partial cancellation caused by a broken water main near the school.

While water service resumed between noon and 1 p.m. in the school's residence halls, the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union, East Commons, West Commons, Cuicacalli and University Towers buildings, air conditioning remains unavailable on campus until further notice.

Aztec Market locations remained open and continued to serve prepackaged food but some third-party restaurants on campus like Chipotle and Starbucks were closed.

Original story:

San Diego State University announced classes are canceled Wednesday through 3:15 p.m. due to a broken water main near the school.

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City water and utility officials are working to fix the broken main, which began affecting the campus and surrounding neighborhoods Wednesday morning, according to the city.

Water service and air conditioning are unavailable on campus until further notice. Campus officials advise that researchers using water should stop immediately.

SDSU's campus will remain open, but nonessential staff are allowed to leave. Additional updates will be given regarding the status of classes scheduled to start after 3:30 p.m.

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