Flood News

Flood news from UCLA Newsroom

At UCLA, a busy week of recovery from the flood
August 06, 2014
Parking structures have been declared safe for repairs. The damaged floor of Pauley Pavilion has been removed. Crews are working around the clock.

Bruins reunited with their flood-damaged vehicles
August 05, 2014
Despite coming face-to-face with their soaked cars for the first time, owners were calm and thankful for the assistance provided Tuesday by UCLA and insurance carriers.

Crews work over weekend to complete removal of vehicles from flooded structures
August 04, 2014
Those vehicles with the most serious water intrusion — approximately 340 — have been relocated to the vicinity of Jackie Robinson Stadium on the West Los Angeles campus of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Sunset Boulevard has reopened.

Most stranded vehicles at UCLA can be retrieved this weekend
August 01, 2014 About 300 vehicles that were in lower levels of flooded structures remain to be cleared for removal. Owners should await email instructions.

Chancellor Block issues update on flood recovery efforts
August 01, 2014
UCLA’s chancellor acknowledges the UCLA family for coming together in the face of the challenges created by Tuesday’s water main break.

Pauley Pavilion floor to be replaced before fall season
August 01, 2014
The floor suffered water damage in the flooding that followed a major water main break under Sunset Boulevard just off campus on July 29.

Removal of stranded vehicles begins at UCLA
July 31, 2014
First 267 cars affected by Tuesday’s water main break are being moved to Lot 36 in Westwood Village.

Crews continue work restoring UCLA to normal operations after water main break
July 31, 2014
Ashe Center reopens; maintenance workers fine after being evaluated for exposure to carbon monoxide.

UCLA Chancellor Gene Block updates campus community on clean-up work
July 30, 2014
As crews continue cleaning up from Tuesday’s water main break, Block thanks everyone for their patience, hard work, and generous assistance to their colleagues and strangers.

Updated information on water main break for staff and faculty
July 30, 2014
Where to find the latest information about parking, road closures, building status updates and how campus has been affected.

Campus responds to water main break with a torrent of generosity and service
July 30, 2014
UCLA staff and students chip in to protect buildings, assist those stranded without cars and ease inconveniences for everyone in response to a water main break on Sunset Boulevard.

UCLA campus dries out, begins assessing damage from water main break
July 30, 2014
Campus crews and contractors worked throughout the night to remove water from UCLA buildings and clear debris. Officials pledge that Pauley Pavilion will be ready for basketball season.

Chancellor Block’s statement regarding water main break near campus
July 29, 2014
UCLA’s chancellor issued an announcement to the campus following a burst water main near campus Tuesday afternoon.

Water main break damages Pauley Pavilion, other UCLA facilities
July 29, 2014
Eight to 10 million gallons of water flowed across campus from the afternoon rupture that closed busy Sunset Boulevard near campus.