Utility Shutdowns

Latest Utility Shutdowns for 2014:

From Friday, August 22 - until further notice.

Edens Hall North (EN) - A steam leak was detected a short while ago thus ensuing the immediate shutdown of steam to Edens North. This will affect the domestic hot water in the building. It appears there are no guests staying according to the Summer Schedule - please confirm this for us. This will be a significant repair so you can anticipate that this has become an early shutdown for Edens North. We are still gathering information so there may be updates if the information changes.

Thank you so much for your flexibility which allows us to ensure proper maintenance of the University. As always your patience and understanding is a large part of our mutual success, and is greatly appreciated. We are happy to continue to support your needs during this interruption of services.

Please address any questions or concerns to
Steve Morrow at x3215.


From Wednesday, September 03 - until further notice.

WWU Campus Clocks are off - Due to the electrical shutdowns several of the campus clocks are not keeping correct time. The crew will ensure that these are working prior to the beginning of the quarter, but in the meantime are concentrating on more critical repairs. Please excuse this inconvenience, but we will ensure they are working in time for classes.

Thank you so much for your flexibility which allows us to ensure proper maintenance of the University. As always your patience and understanding is a large part of our mutual success, and is greatly appreciated. We are happy to continue to support your needs during this brief interruption of services.

Please address any questions or concerns to
FM Work Control Center at x3420.


From 10:30 am on Monday, October 27 through
4:30 pm on Friday, November 07.

Science Math & Technology Education (SMATE) - There will be no hot water in SMATE as the hot water tank has rusted out and will have to be replaced. Until that replacement tank is installed there will be no hot water in the building. At the present time we are uncertain as to when the new tank will be available for installation.

Please address any questions or concerns to
Steve Morrow at x3215.


From 6 pm on Monday, November 03 through
9 am on Friday, December 05.

Arntzen Hall (AH) - The Arntzen Hall building fire alarm will be shutdown to facilitate installation of a new fire alarm. Security will remain online during the shutdown through temporary connections. Fire watch will be in place during outage.

Please address any questions or concerns to
Josh Kavulla at x3260.


From 3 am to 7 am on Saturday, November 08.

Edens North (EN) - Edens North will be without electrical power for the 4 hour period. The generator will operate during this time to power emergency systems. Thank you so much for your flexibility which allows to ensure proper maintenance of the University.

As always your patience and understanding is a large part of our mutual success, and is greatly appreciated. We are happy to continue to support your needs during this brief interruption of services.

Please address any questions or concerns to
Josh Kavulla at x3260.


From 5 pm to 9 pm on Saturday, November 08.

Steam Plant, Fine Arts & Arts Annex (SP, FI & AA) - As part of PW-678 power will be shut down to Steam Plant, Fine Arts and Arts Annex from 5 pm to 9 pm on Saturday 11/8/14. The emergency circuits should still be active, but all normal building power will be shut down for the duration of the evening. We would advise all building occupants to please shut down computers and other departmental equipment as a precaution.

Thank you so much for your flexibility which allows us to ensure proper maintenance of the University. As always your patience and understanding is a large part of our mutual success, and is greatly appreciated.

Please address any questions or concerns to
Donald White at x3295.


From 7 am to 1 pm on Saturday, November 15.

Old Main (OM) - Shut down the OM emergency distribution to re-feed from the new generator. The OM emergency circuits feed the egress lighting and fire alarm system. normal power should not be impacted during this outage. The electric shop will provide temp power to the fire alarm system so it remains active during the outage. The OM emergency circuits feed the egress lighting and fire alarm system. normal power should not be impacted during this outage. The electric shop will provide temp power to the fire alarm system so it remains active during the outage. We suggest that all building occupants turn off computers and other equipment that may be sensitive to power fluctuations.

Please address any questions or concerns to
Josh Kavulla at x3260.


From 5 pm to 9 pm on Saturday, November 15.

Steam Plant, Fine Arts & Arts Annex (SP, FI & AA) - As part of PW-678 power will be shut down to Steam Plant, Fine Arts and Arts Annex from 5 pm to 9 pm on Saturday 11/15/14. The emergency circuits should still be active, but all normal building power will be shut down for the duration of the evening. We would advise all building occupants to please shut down computers and other departmental equipment as a precaution.

Thank you so much for your flexibility which allows us to ensure proper maintenance of the University. As always your patience and understanding is a large part of our mutual success, and is greatly appreciated.

Please address any questions or concerns to
Donald White at x3295.


From 7 am to 1 pm on Saturday, November 22.

Humanities and Fraser Hall (HU & LH) - Shutdown emergency power circuits to Humanities and Fraser Hall to tie in the existing emergency circuits to the new generator. During this time the emergency lighting and any other emergency load will not be operational. The electric shop will provide temp power to the fire alarm system so that will remain active. These buildings will be closed during this shutdown for safety reasons. We suggest that all building occupants turn off computers and other equipment that may be sensitive to power fluctuations.

Please address any questions or concerns to
Josh Kavulla at x3260.


Scheduled System Shutdowns:
To shut down any major system, submit a "Request for Notification/ Shutdown Form" to the Work Control Center 21 days prior to the requested shut down. This allows adequate time for the Work Control Center to notify all occupants and concerned parties prior to shutdown.

Emergency Shutdowns:
During the course of ordinary maintenance and construction, emergency shutdowns will occur. The Work Control Center will notify occupants and concerned parties.

For more information about scheduled or emergency utility shutdowns contact the Work Control Center at 650-3420.

 

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Page Updated 10.28.2014