Daily Archive: November 3, 2021

Adams Dining Hall Remains Closed as Students Battle ‘Tenacious’ Fruit Flies | News

After shutting down temporarily last week due to a fruit fly infestation, the Adams House dining hall will likely remain closed for the rest of the week while repair work gets underway to address the source of the scourge.

In a Monday email updating Adams residents on the situation, Faculty Deans Mercedes C. Becerra ’91 and Salmaan Keshavjee wrote that a broken pipe in the house’s food composting system is the apparent source of the infestation.

“Because of the broken pipe, compost material spilled into the crawl space area housing the pipes under the servery, and this, we believe, is

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