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Flooding

In Case of Imminent or Actual Flooding

Note: If you need sandbags, call Facilities Operations & Maintenance at 208-426-1409.

IF YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY:

  • Secure vital equipment, records, and hazardous materials by moving to higher, safer ground.
  • Shut off all non-essential electrical equipment.
  • Wait for instructions from your Building Coordinator, Facilities Operations & Maintenance, or Campus Public Safety.
  • Avoid standing in flood water due to the threat of electrocution.

ONCE YOU RECEIVE NOTICE TO EVACUATE:

  • Move all personnel to a safe area, away from the building in danger.
  • Locate those persons with special needs, and provide assistance if possible.
  • Otherwise, provide their location to Emergency¬†Responders.
  • Do NOT return to the building until instructed to do so by the Incident Commander, Building Coordinator, or Facilities Operations & Maintenance.

CALL FACILITIES OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE (FO&M) AND RISK MANAGEMENT FOR ASSISTANCE WITH FLOOD CLEAN-UP AS SOON AS POSSIBLE TO AVOID UNSANITARY CONDITIONS AND MOLD:

  • FO&M: 208-426-1409 (For mold mitigation)
  • Risk Management: 208-426-3638 (For property damage and insurance claims)

* Flooding can occur due to major rainstorms, water main breaks, or loss of power to sump pumps

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