PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – South Philadelphia High School students attended class virtually on Friday after days of brown water. The Philadelphia Home and School Council provided video shot by a student on Thursday. It shows brown water coming out of a sink spout at the school.
The district said a waterline repair near the school caused low pressure.READ MORE: EXCLUSIVE: Teen Pilot Who Landed Plane On Bridge In Ocean City Shares How He Survived New Mexico Plane Crash
The president of the Philadelphia Home and School Council expressed outrage that the district didn’t close the building sooner.READ MORE: Police: 4-Year-Old In Stable But Critical Condition After Being Struck By SUV In West Philly
She wrote, “Under no circumstances should students and staff been left in a building with overflowing brown water that contained fecies and/or brown particles.”MORE NEWS: Jordan Burnham Turns Suicide Attempt Into Years Of Advocacy As Teens Face Epidemic Of Depression