The Artesian Well in the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics

The 150ft deep well was discovered recently on the lower ground floor of the Department when the water level rose.
Photograph showing the cover of the well Photograph looking into the well

It takes three pumps, discharging into a drain in the lower ground floor corridor, to stop the offices from becoming flooded.
Photograph showing the drain Photograph looking into the drain, giving some idea of the rate at which water is being pumped out of the well