ESU Alert: Emporia- Emporia State University was notified of a water main break at about 9:45 PM today, January 23, 2017, near campus in the area of 15th Avenue and Merchant Street. There is a significant amount of water in this area and the situation is ongoing. Be prepared to take an alternate route to campus and avoid the area of 15th Avenue between Merchant Street and Morse Drive today, Tuesday, and the days following. Reduced water pressure on campus today, Tuesday, and the days following is also likely. University Facilities will provide an update to the campus community on Tuesday, January 24, 2017.