Water Main Break Cancels Some WAC Swim Finals

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A massive water main break in Houston has cancelled two sessions of the Western Athletic Conference swimming and diving championships.

The WAC was able to hold Thursday morning’s preliminary races before a 12 p.m. water main break at a plant that supplies about half of Houston closed numerous businesses, including the University of Houston, where the WAC Championships are being held.

ABC News reported that the main break, which was less than five minutes from campus, flooded a nearby highway, but no one was injured. The WAC made the decision to treat Thursday’s preliminary races as finals, and had planned on returning to the original schedule for Friday – day three of the four-day meet.

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