1/12/2014 9:00 PM
by Rebecca Turco
CHARLESTON - The University of
Charleston shut down its main campus because of a lack of clean water.
President Ed Welch said all activities at the Charleston campus are cancelled
until further notice. He said the school's campuses in Beckley and Martinsburg
will begin classes as scheduled Monday. These campuses are not affected by the
said about 60 students at the Charleston campus are being housed at a residence
hall in Beckley until water service returns, as these students had to return to
project the main campus will open about 30 hours after the State of Emergency
is lifted by Governor Earl Ray Tomlin, to give time for residential students to
return, as well as to allow campus personnel to inspect all equipment and make
sure it has returned to operational status.