Friday, March 16, 2012

Spring/summer steam, electrical outages announced

lightbulbThe spring 2012 steam outage is planned for 6 p.m. May 19 through 4 p.m. May 29. As a result, no potable hot water will be available on campus except in Chancellors, Thomas and Murray halls, all hall directors' apartments, Zorn Arena, Brewer Hall, Human Sciences and Services Building, McIntyre Library, Nursing Building, Crest Wellness Center, Ade Olson addition, Haas Fine Arts Center (isolated areas) and Phillips Hall.

This summer's planned electrical outage will occur on June 9. The outage will last for approximately eight hours beginning at 7 a.m. The following buildings will be affected: Haas Fine Arts Center, Human Sciences and Services Building, Maintenance and Central Stores Building and the Heating Plant. All of the affected buildings have emergency generator power except the Maintenance and Central Stores Building.

These annually-occurring utility outages allow for preventive maintenance and repairs that help prevent unplanned emergency outages due to breakdowns. For more information, contact Terry Classen at or 715-836-5278.