Utility Shutdowns

Latest Utility Shutdowns for 2014:

From 12 am on Monday, June 16 through
12 am on Saturday, August 16.

Biology Building and Ross Engineering Technology (BI 461 and ET 331 & 333) - Localized shut down of Fire alarm and Data to BI 461 and ET 331 and ET 333 for upgrades to system. FM CC assist requested to remove fire detection devices in ET 331 and 333 on June 16.

Telecom is booked on Monday so will perform their shutdowns on Tuesday 6/17/14.

Please address any questions or concerns to
Project Manager Sherrie Montgomery at x6519.


From 12 am on Monday, June 16 through
12 am on Saturday, August 23.

Tunnels (U10) - Shut Off the steam and condensate system between SnakePit 1 and SnakePit 5 including SnakePit 1 and SnakePit 5 vaults. This will only shut down a section of the steam and condensate system of the direct buried system located in east college way drive from the south end of Miller Hall to SnakePit -1 located southeast of OM. All steam and condensate to campus buildings will be maintained.

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


From 12 am on Monday, June 16 through
12 am on Thursday, August 28.

Nash Hall (NA) - Shut down fire alarm monitoring and McCollugh Loop for fire alarm work at Nash Hall. The building will be unoccupied for summer quarter. End date in August will most likely change, right now the Contractors are letting us know it will be late August.

Please address any questions or concerns to
Dale Krause at x4646.


From 12 am on Wednesday, June 18 through
12 am on Saturday, August 23.

Buchanan Towers (BT 120 and 168) - Shutdown to allow for revisions to fire alarm system, cutting and welding in Buchanan Towers Mechanical Room 120 & Mechanical 2 room 168 - Fire Alarm System.

Please address any questions or concerns to
Project Manager Sandy Fugami at x2230.


From 12 am on Wednesday, June 18 through
12 am on Saturday, August 23.

Buchanan Towers (BT) - Buchanan Towers Steam Shutdown. Contractor will demolish and provide new heating system in Mechanical Rooms. Heating and hot water will be unavailable. Building will be unoccupied. Custodial and maintenance staff are permitted to use the building.

Please address any questions or concerns to
Project Manager Sandy Fugami at x2230.


From 12 am on Monday, June 23 through
12 am on Saturday, August 16.

Buchanan Towers (BT) - The BT Hydronic heating water systems will be shut down to allow for new work in mechanical rooms 120 and 168. Both buildings hydronic heating water systems need to be isolated outside of the mechanical rooms for replacement of the hydronic heat exchangers, pumps and associated piping modifications. Buchanan Towers (BT) and Buchanan Towers Addition will have no building heat. Buildings may be cold.

Please address any questions or concerns to
Project Manager Don White at x3295.


From 8 am to 5:30 pm on Tuesday, August 12.

Birnam Wood (BW) - On Tuesday 8/12/2014 from 8 am to 5:30 pm BW will be without power. This is the shutdown to replace BW main primary feed from PSE pole on SE side of Bill McDonald Parkway and BW vault 1. Shutdown will be coordinated with PSE. Once power is shutdown the old antiquated cable will be pulled out and a new modern cable will be installed in the existing conduit pathway. Once the new cable is installed it will be terminated, tested and then reenergized. Power to the entire BW complex will be shutdown. The existing fire alarm system will remain operational on local battery power.

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


From 8 am to 5:30 pm on Wednesday, August 13.

Birnam Wood (BW) - Shutdown at BW vault 1 to replace existing antiquated feeder from vault 2 to X-BW-4, remove load break junction bar at X-BW-2, and replace 3 position J-Bar with 4 position J-Bar in Vault 2. Power to the entire BW complex will be shut down during construction. Existing fire alarm panels will be operational utilizing existing installed batteries.

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


From 12 am (midnight) on Sunday, August 24 through
4:30 pm on Thursday, September 04.

Annual Steam Shutdown (All WWU Campus) - The Annual Steam Shutdown is scheduled from Sunday 8/24/14 through Thursday 9/4/14. There will be no heat, hot water or steam available to allow for preventative maintenance to the campus steam system.

Carver Gym, Wade King Recreation Center, Fairhaven College and various areas within University Residences will have domestic hot water provided by electric water tanks. This means most Academic buildings will be without hot water in bathrooms and kitchens during the shutdown.

STEAM WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE FOR DINING SERVICES & ACADEMIC STEAM EQUIPMENT DURING THE SHUTDOWN.

Please address any questions or concerns to
Plumbing Supervisor Steve Morrow at x3215.
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From 8 am to 2 pm on Sunday, August 24.

Annual Electrical Shutdown (AA, FI, MH and SP) - The Facilities Management Electric Shop performs annual preventative maintenance to keep the University’s electrical utility in good working condition during the end of August and beginning of September each year. To accomplish this goal we need to shut down electrical service to the following buildings: Arts Annexe, Fine Arts, Miller Hall and the Steam Plant on Sunday 8/24/14 from 8 am to 2 pm.

This shutdown will affect all electrical equipment in those buildings with the exception of the buildings emergency generators that serve the emergency egress lighting and some of the Telecom Equipment. This shutdown has been scheduled to minimize the impact of this work as much as is possible. The Electric Shop has also been working with building stakeholders since March to coordinate this shutdown. For all building occupants - please shut down all electrical equipment, especially computers and/ or critical departmental equipment prior to the shutdown to prevent any issues with the loss of power.

As always we appreciate your understanding and flexibility. By allowing FM the ability to keep our infrastructure maintained allows us to keep the educational mission on track by preventing potentially disruptive maintenance issues.

Please address any questions or concerns to
Scott Stilts, Electric Shop Supervisor at x3208.


From 12 pm to 6 pm on Sunday, August 24.

Annual Electrical Shutdown (Biology Building, Campus Services, Chemistry Building, SMATE, Baseball Field Storage Building, Wade King Recreation Center and the Tennis Courts) - The Facilities Management Electric Shop performs annual preventative maintenance to keep the University’s electrical utility in good working condition during the end of August and beginning of September each year. To accomplish this goal we need to shut down electrical service to the following buildings: Biology Building, Campus Services, Chemistry Building, SMATE, Baseball Field Storage Building, Wade King Recreation Center and the Tennis Courts on Sunday 8/24/14 from 12 pm to 6 pm.

This shutdown will affect all electrical equipment in those buildings with the exception of the buildings emergency generators that serve the emergency egress lighting and some of the Telecom Equipment. This shutdown has been scheduled to minimize the impact of this work as much as is possible. The Electric Shop has also been working with building stakeholders since March to coordinate this shutdown. For all building occupants - please shut down all electrical equipment, especially computers and/ or critical departmental equipment prior to the shutdown to prevent any issues with the loss of power.

As always we appreciate your understanding and flexibility. By allowing FM the ability to keep our infrastructure maintained allows us to keep the educational mission on track by preventing potentially disruptive maintenance issues.

Please address any questions or concerns to
Scott Stilts, Electric Shop Supervisor at x3208.


From 5:30 pm to 10 pm on Tuesday, August 26.

Annual Electrical Shutdown (BH, BK, CA, CH, CV, FR, HS, HU, HH, PA, VC, VU, & WL) - The Facilities Management Electric Shop performs annual preventative maintenance to keep the University’s electrical utility in good working condition during the end of August and beginning of September each year. To accomplish this goal we need to shut down electrical service to the following buildings: BH, BK, CA, CH, CV, FR, HS, HU, HH, PA, VC, VU, & WL on Tuesday 8/26/14 from 5:30 pm to 10 pm.

This shutdown will affect all electrical equipment in those buildings with the exception of the buildings emergency generators that serve the emergency egress lighting and some of the Telecom Equipment. This shutdown has been scheduled to minimize the impact of this work as much as is possible. The Electric Shop has also been working with building stakeholders since March to coordinate this shutdown. For all building occupants - please shut down all electrical equipment, especially computers and/ or critical departmental equipment prior to the shutdown to prevent any issues with the loss of power.

As always we appreciate your understanding and flexibility. By allowing FM the ability to keep our infrastructure maintained allows us to keep the educational mission on track by preventing potentially disruptive maintenance issues.

Please address any questions or concerns to
Scott Stilts, Electric Shop Supervisor at x3208.


From 7 am to 4 pm on Saturday, September 06.

Annual Electrical Shutdown (AI, AW, AH, CF, CM, ES, ET, FA, FX "All buildings in Fairhaven including all stacks" & PH) - The Facilities Management Electric Shop performs annual preventative maintenance to keep the University’s electrical utility in good working condition during the end of August and beginning of September each year. To accomplish this goal we need to shut down electrical service to the following buildings: Academic Instructional East, Academic Instructional West, Arntzen Hall, Communications Facility, Commissary, Environmental Studies, Ross Engineering Technology, Parks Hall, Fairhaven Admin, Fairhaven Commons and all the stacks in the Fairhaven Residental Complex.

This shutdown will affect all electrical equipment in those buildings with the exception of the buildings emergency generators that serve the emergency egress lighting and some of the Telecom Equipment. This shutdown has been scheduled to minimize the impact of this work as much as is possible. The Electric Shop has also been working with building stakeholders since March to coordinate this shutdown. For all building occupants - please shut down all electrical equipment, especially computers and/or critical departmental equipment prior to the shutdown to prevent any issues with the loss of power.

As always we appreciate your understanding and flexibility. By allowing FM the ability to keep our infrastructure maintained allows us to keep the educational mission on track by preventing potentially disruptive maintenance issues.

Please address any questions or concerns to
Scott Stilts, Electric Shop Supervisor at x3208.


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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