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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for Wednesday night were canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

HazWatch

HazWatch, LLC

HazWatch, LLC is a small business dedicated to research and development, data acquisition, information management, and planning for communities in relation to commodity transport of hazardous materials.

Hazardous material transport and commodity flow information managed by HazWatch can be used to better prepare communities, cities, states and other jurisdictions for hazardous material incident response through planning, training and operations.

An innovative solution in development is the HazWatch system. The HazWatch system will provide real-time hazardous material commodity flow data, vital reporting of statistics for incident planning, interactive apps for emergency management and messaging services.

Currently, HazWatch, LLC specializes in commodity flow studies of hazardous materials to inform communities of potential incident risks.

 

HazWatch

Please read the overview of the HazWatch system. Phase I of HazWatch will be tested in 2013. HazWatch, LLC is currently seeking interested stakeholders to take part in the pilot program. If you have interest in being part of this program, please send an email to hazwatch@wku.edu.

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The HazWatch System is an innovative solution for commodity flow monitoring and studies of hazardous material transport. Using a state of the art automated configuration, HazWatch will monitor the commodity flow of hazardous materials as they are transported through roadways and rail systems of communities, cities, counties and states.

Commodity flow information managed through this system can be used to better prepare communities, cities, states and other jurisdictions for hazardous material incident response, training and operations. HazWatch will provide real-time data, interactive apps and messaging services. The system will be tested in 2013.


 

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