BSE: Area Adjacent to Loading Dock Closed off
An area adjacent to the BSE loading dock will be closed off from September 18, 2017 until October 9, 2017 for use as a research project concrete staging area. The closure is not expected to impact daily operations and will not affect the use of the loading dock. For additional information please reference the attached drawing or contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.
BSB Non Potable Cold Water to Room 3.03.37 Shut Down on Sept 22nd and 23rd
Non potable cold water service to BSB room 3.03.37 will be shut down from 7:00 a.m. on Friday, September 22, 2017 until 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 23, 2017 for work related to the new BSL III autoclave. During the outage there will be no non-potable cold water available for use in autoclaves and gage washers located in room 3.03.37. Water will be restored immediately following completion of work on Sept 23rd. For additional information contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.
NTEP: Startup of New Steam Boiler System Scheduled for Sept 18th – Sept 22nd
The newly installed North Thermal Energy Plant (NTEP) steam boiler system that services the ART, BB, BOS, BSB, BSE, CC, EB, FLN, JPL, Main, MH, MS, PE, RWC and UC is scheduled to be started up again on Monday, September 18, 2017. This phase of the startup is expected to be completed by Friday, September 22, 2017. During the process, fluctuations in steam supply pressure and potential intermittent outages of approximately five minutes or less (per hour) may impact cage washer and autoclave operations. West campus buildings, domestic water heating for showers, dishwashers and washing machines and heating hot water for building environmental heating will not be affected. For additional information contact the Facilities Services Center at 458-4262.
ART: Elevators Shut Down on Sept 15th for State of Texas Inspections
Elevators #1 and 3 that service the ART will be shut down on September 15, 2017 for required State of Texas safety inspections. Elevator #3 will be shut down from 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. and elevator #1 will be shut down from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The shutdowns will only impact access to the fourth floor between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. During this time please access the fourth floor via the stairs. For additional information contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.
BSB: Water Service Shut Down on Sept 9th for Repairs
Water service to the BSB will be shut down on Saturday, September 9, 2017 from 6:00 a.m. until approximately 11:00 a.m. for repairs to the water line that feeds the softeners. The Reverse Osmosis (RO) water system will not be affected by this outage. Water to the building will be turned back on immediately following completion of work on Sept 9th at 11:00 a.m. For additional information contact the Facilities Service Center at 458-4262.