CU-Boulder Tests Warning System In Preparation For Flood Season
BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – Wednesday and Thursday’s snow was enough to have water running high in Boulder and the University of Colorado is preparing for the flood season by making sure a warning system is working.
CU officials on Thursday said the university would be testing the campus alert system, which sends alerts via text and email.
“Flood season begins April 1 and it’s important that CU-Boulder students, faculty and staff know what to do in the event of flash flooding,” Ryan Huff with CU said in a statement.
Monthly siren tests begin on Monday and continue on the first Monday of the month through August.
For more flood safety tips visit colorado.edu/floodsafety.
Additional Information From CU
Active CU-Boulder student email addresses (@colorado.edu) are automatically registered and the university encourages students to add mobile phone numbers in order to receive text notifications as well. Faculty, staff or affiliates of the CU-Boulder community with an @colorado.edu (or cufund.org or cu.edu) email address are encouraged to register on a voluntary basis. Additional information on the CU-Boulder Alerts system is available at http://alerts.colorado.edu. For more details on how to sign up for alert systems in the city of Boulder and other local jurisdictions, see http://www.colorado.edu/emergencymanagement/resources.
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