Heavy rain showered the Claremont Colleges this Tuesday, causing student displacement and damage to facilities, including residence halls.
A seemingly ordinary Monday night turned into a disaster for some Pomona College students when the Mudd Hall basement flooded with a foul-smelling black water around 10 p.m. April 4.
About 35 Scripps students were moved to temporary housing for a week after two toilets flooded their dorms early Saturday morning.
Zubin Jotwani CM ’20 woke up in Beckett Hall at Claremont McKenna College around 8 a.m. Nov. 26. to the sound of professional sanitation cleaners vacuuming the sewage water that had flooded his dorm room. “I put my feet on the ground and there was an [inch] of water,” he
Claremont has experienced an unusually wet winter this year, but the hydrophobic among us can at least take solace in the fact that our morning commute to class does not (yet) require a boat. Prior to the completion of San Antonio Canyon dam in 1956, Claremont was periodically inundated with