University of Iowa

Emergency Information

HAWK ALERT Significant gas leak north of Burge, Evacuate the building and avoid the area until further notice see e.uiowa.edu for further information.

HAWK ALERT Significant gas leak north of Burge, Evacuate the building and avoid the area until further notice see e.uiowa.edu for further information.

Situation Update(s): 

At this time, we are also evacuating Daum Residence Hall. 

08/03/2018 - 12:00pm

MidAmerican Energy is on scene and working to cap the gas leak. 

Daum, Burge, Pomerantz, Blank Honors Center and the Chemistry Building have been evacuated. No other buildings are being directed to evacuate at this time. 

08/03/2018 - 12:22pm

Gas leak has been resolved, buildings can be reoccupied. 

08/03/2018 - 12:48pm
Status: 
Closed - Situation Resolved
Notes: 

MidAmerican Energy responded and capped the gas leak. A follow up  Hawk Alert was sent at approximately 12:45 p.m. to let campus know the situation was resolved and buildings could be reoccupied.