Water Main Break Closes Schools Across The South Hills
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- School districts across the region are canceling classes today due to the massive water main break on East Agnew Avenue in Carrick.
From Pittsburgh Public Schools to Mount Lebanon and more, students won't be in class today due to the water problems.
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Here's the complete listing:
- Abraham Lincoln Elementary School in Bethel Park School District is closed. (All other schools in district are open.)
- Baldwin Community United Methodist Church Preschool is closed.
- Baldwin-Whitehall Schools are closed.
- Brentwood School District closed.
- Keystone Oaks School District is closed.
- Mt. Lebanon School District is closed.
- St. Bernard in Mt. Lebanon is closed.
- Seton-La Salle Closed.
- South Fayette School District.
- Unity Preschool is closed.
- Wesley High School
In the Chartiers Valley School District, classes are continuing as normal, but all evening activities have been cancelled. They fall under the Precautionary Boil Water Advisory, so all water fountains have been shut down, and the cafeteria crew is taking precautions.
In a release sent to families, they say: "We do not feel at this time that this will impact the rest of our day or the educational environments. As we further evaluate this situation, we will continue to keep you updated should there be a need to dismiss students earlier than usual."
The district will provide bottled water to students if necessary.
Kindercare locations in the South Hills will close at 3 p.m. due to the Boil Water Advisory. Those locations include:
- KinderCare Bethel Park
- KinderCare Mt. Lebanon
- KinderCare Bridgeville
- KinderCare South Park
There are also a number of schools in the Pittsburgh Public Schools also closed today. The entire district is not closed, just the schools in the area of the break.
They include: Pittsburgh Beechwood, Brookline, Banksville, Carrick, Concord, Carmalt, Pioneer, Roosevelt, South Brook and West Liberty are closed.
Ten schools are closed today, September 20, 2019, due to a large water main break:
Carrick High School
South Brook 6-8
West Liberty PreK-5#PPSStayInformed
— Pgh Public Schools (@PPSnews) September 20, 2019
For the growing list of school and organization closures, click here.
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