COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A University of Maryland, College Park, spokeswoman says the school plans to update at least two dorms to prevent mold outbreaks after an infestation caused a temporary evacuation.
Jessica Jennings tells The Baltimore Sun that the school plans to boost the dehumidifying abilities of two dorms next summer.READ MORE: Now That Students Have Returned To The Classroom, One Question Remains: Are Children Safe?
A mold infestation caused one dorm to be evacuated in September.READ MORE: 'I'm All About Ellicott City' Ellicott City Residents & Business Owners React To Number 10 Ranking On Money Magazine's 'Best Places To Live List'
A contractor investigating the mold’s cause found that the dorm’s air-conditioning system couldn’t control building humidity.
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