Water main break impacting campus water pressure

Update 7:39 am:

The City of Winston-Salem has isolated the problem, and water pressure is being restored. However, on- and off-campus locations could see intermittent issues with sinks, showers and toilets throughout the morning as permanent repairs are completed. Anyone on campus seeing a significant water-related toilet issue (beyond low water pressure) should call Facilities & Campus Services at 336-758-4255.

All of Wake Forest’s dining locations are open. Until the problem is fully resolved, please limit your water use.

The 2000 block of Bethabara Road between Silas Creek Parkway and Old Town Road will be closed while repairs are being made. At this time, it is not known when the road will be reopened.


Wake Forest is aware that a water main break in the Bethabara area is impacting water pressure in the surrounding community, including the Wake Forest campus. Personnel from the City of Winston-Salem are working to fix the issue, but there is no estimated time for the water pressure to return. Wake Forest will make the community aware of further developments.

— Wake Forest Communications and External Relations


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