Update 12/3/19: The shutdown for today was delayed until Thursday, December 5th. This will affect the water to the second floor, second floor bathrooms, and first floor break room for the entire day. The first floor restrooms should remain functional all day. There may be an hour or two without hot water in the first floor restrooms as connections are made, but they will remain open for use.
On Tuesday, December 3rd, between 7:00 am and 5:00 pm, the water will be shut down for a portion of the day to replace some plumbing supply lines in the future Purchasing suite.
Work will be performed by Preferred Construction.
For questions or concerns, please contact Tim Allenbaugh at 541-346-8214 or email@example.com.
This is an advisory notice that sometime during Winter Break, all the restrooms and sinks will be shut down while work is being done on the sanitary sewer system. The buildings affected will be Allen Hall, Carson Hall, the EMU, Friendly Hall, and Gerlinger Hall.
Each building will be impacted for approximately 6-8 hours. A notice will be sent when the contractor had determined the exact dates for each individual building.
For questions or concerns, please contact Sarah Follett at 541-346-8264 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
On October 7th at 10:30 pm until October 8th at 6:30 am, the industrial hot water, industrial cold water and domestic cold water will be shutdown. The work is being done overnight to reduce impacts to building activities and/or classes. The contractor will isolate these utilities to accommodate basement lab renovations and reduce future interruptions.
Work will be performed by performed by Lease Crutcher Lewis.
For questions or concerns, please contact Denise Stewart at 541-335-1258 or email@example.com.
Today, Wednesday, September 18th, from 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm, the domestic cold water will be shut down to make an emergency repair to a faucet on the 3rd floor. This will affect restrooms, sinks, and drinking fountains.
Work will be performed by CPFM Facilities crew.
For questions or concerns, please contact Work Control Center at 346-2319 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
In August of 2019, CPFM installed filters on all of the drinking fountains in Hendricks Hall. EHS collected confirmation samples on August 26, 2019, and results were received yesterday. Results show that the issues have been successfully mitigated. The water from the drinking fountains is now safe to drink and the fixtures have been returned to service. See the table below for the initial lead results and the confirmation results after filters were installed.
|Room Number, Name
||Initial Result (PPB)
||Confirmation Result (PPB)
|L119 – First floor lobby
|L119 – First floor lobby
||Bottle fill station
|L219 – Second floor lobby
|L319 – Third floor lobby
Iron content has also shown significant reduction, dropping from 1,610 ppb to 69.4 ppb. Iron is a by-product of water sitting in the plumbing during periods of low building use and is considered a secondary contaminant by the EPA. That is, it affects taste and appearance of the water as opposed to the health of building users. Please note that discoloration may return during periods of low use and can be cured by flushing several gallons of water through the fixture.
Additional information on the University’s Drinking Water Monitoring program and a link to results posted online can be found at https://safety.uoregon.edu/drinking-water-monitoring.
On July 31, EHS tested all drinking water fixtures in Hendricks Hall on request of building users due to discoloration. Testing included the basement faucet and drinking fountains / bottle fill stations on floors 1 – 3. The results indicated:
- Elevated lead in the 2nd & 3rd floor drinking fountains (27.1 & 56.7 PPB)
- Lead well below the action level of 15 PPB in the first-floor drinking fountain (4.29 PPB) and below the detection limits in the basement kitchenette (<2 PPB).
- Water in all drinking fountain fixtures was slightly discolored due to high iron content. Iron is a by-product of water that sits in the plumbing during periods of low building use and is considered a secondary contaminant by the EPA. That is, it affects taste and appearance of the water, as opposed to the health of building users. The basement water was not discolored when EHS collected its initial samples.
EHS tagged fixtures showing elevated lead content as soon as it received the results. CPFM then ordered filters, which should significantly reduce both lead and iron content, and installed them on Friday, August 23. EHS collected confirmation samples, which are pending analysis; results should arrive Friday or Tuesday.
In the meantime, the current situation is as follows:
- First-floor drinking fountain/bottle fill station and the faucet in the basement kitchenette are safe to use.
- Filters have been installed on the 2nd & 3rd floor drinking fountains, and confirmation samples have been collected. The fixtures will remain tagged until we receive confirmation results showing that lead levels have been reduced to below the action level. Please note that the signage was mistakenly removed when the samples were collected and has been replaced.
Analytical results will be posted on line at https://safety.uoregon.edu/drinking-water-monitoring this afternoon, August 28. Please let me know if there are any questions.
Building Sciences Manager Adam Jones, 541-346-8397, email@example.com
From Monday, August 26 through Friday, August 30, Facilities Services will renovate Room 103 in the Vivian Olum Child Development Center. Renovations involve carpentry and plumbing work to modify the height of the cabinet and sink. Occupants can expect to hear normal and occasional construction noises, such as drilling and cutting, and may observe UO Facilities personnel entering/exiting the building with tools and materials during regular business hours.
At this time, Facilities Services anticipates no utility disruptions or shutoffs; however, Facilities Services will provide additional notice(s) should any services unexpectedly be disrupted or shut down.
Please contact Justin Grishkin with questions or concerns at 541-346-5242 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Wednesday, July 31, beginning at 8:00 am and lasting for approximately 30 minutes to one hour, domestic and industrial water will be shut down for EWEB technicians to upgrade the water meter.
Please contact Euly Gibbs from EWEB with any questions or concerns, Eulalia.Gibbs@EWEB.ORG or 541-685-7039.
On Wednesday morning, July 17th, between 6:00 am and 8:30 am, there will be an isolated water shutdown. Plumbers need to turn off water to install a new valve in room #454. This shutdown may temporarily affect water flow in some or all nearby bathrooms (486, 487, 488, 408, and 418). We will post signs at the locations that will be temporarily shut down.
This is part of the ongoing project being performed by Lease Crutcher Lewis.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact CPFM Design and Construction Project Manager Tim Allenbaugh at 346-8214 or email@example.com.
Our contractor Harvey and Price needs to make a repair that involves shutting down the domestic hot and cold water at Lawrence Hall. We have coordinated 6:00 am – 8:00 am with Kyle Harshbarger, College of Design Facilities Manager. This will impact plumbing fixtures building wide. The restrooms will be temporarily closed during this outage.
Contact: Work Control Center
For questions or concerns please contact CPFM Work Control Center at 541-346-2319
On June 27 from 7:00 am – 3:30 pm Facilities Services needs to temporarily shut down the domestic cold and hot water that services the following buildings:
Greenhouse Preparation 109
Old Greenhouse 110
Research Greenhouse 111
Paleoecology Research 112
MNCH Prep Lab 115
Archaeology Research 116
This is necessary for Greenhouse Operations swamp cooler repairs. The Greenhouse is dealing with a failed value and having to manually put water in the units. There are restrooms available in the CPFM Administration Building and portable toilets outside the CPFM Warehouse that can be accessed during this outage.
We appreciate your patience as we make urgent repairs to the swamp coolers.
For questions or concerns please contact CPFM Work Control Center at 541-346-2319
Due to emergency repairs to a toilet on the third floor of Cascade Hall the domestic water will need to be temporarily shut down until 2 pm on Thursday, June 20.
This will impact Price Science Commons and Cascade Hall.
Facilities Services confirmed that this would not impact the Cafe because it closed during this time. This will not impact the industrial cold water.
Contact: Work Control Center
For questions or concerns please contact the Work Control Center at 541-346-2319.
On Monday evening, June 10th from 6:00 pm until Tuesday morning, June 11th at 6:00 am, domestic hot/cold and chilled water will be shutdown to make utility connections for the new addition.
Work will be performed by LCL.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact CPFM’s Design and Construction Owner’s Representative Colin Brennan at (541) 346-8242 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Due to construction the domestic water to Living Learning Center south will be temporarily shutdown Wednesday, May 1 from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm. This will impact restrooms and sinks. Hoffman Construction will provide two portable restrooms outside on the southwest corner of LLC south.
This shutdown has been coordinated with Housing.
For questions or concerns please contact CPFM Design and Construction Facilities Engineer Sarah Follet at 541-346-8264.
Potable water will be shut off to the Millrace Studios I, II, & III on March 27 for the entire day to repair a leak on the potable water line. This shutdown requires a sink and restroom closure. The contractor Roto-Rooter will completing repairs. Crews hope to have service restored by 5:00 pm.
For questions or concerns please contact CPFM Facilities Services Associate Director Kevin Farthing at 541-359-6633.
Millrace Facilities Liaisons,
CPFM Facilities Services Plumbing Shop will be shutting down the domestic water on March 16 from 9:00 am – 11:00 am at Millrace I, II & III to locate a leak.
Facilities coordinated this date and time with the College of Design.
For questions or concerns please contact CPFM Facilities Services Plumber Ron Warren at 541-515-4428.
On December 18 from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm our utility provider EWEB is planning their first tie-in between the new water pipeline and the existing water pipeline on 17th Ave. EWEB has chosen evening hours to minimize impacts to the campus community activities.
EWEB anticipates this will impact the following UO Buildings:
Olum Child Development Center
Student Conflict Resolution Center
Oregon Law Clinic
CPFM Grounds House
Non UO Building:
Eugene Fire Department
For questions or concerns please contact EWEB Chris Irvin, P.E. Senior Engineer, Water Engineering at 541-685-7619 email@example.com
UPDATE: Water has been restored.
As part of a renovation in the Volcanology building, rooms 120 and 225, domestic water will be shut down in the building on Wednesday, April 18 from 8:00 am-10:00 am. As a result, bathrooms and drinking fountains will be inoperable during the shut-down.
For questions or concerns about this project or outage, contact Owner’s Representative, Colin Brennan with CPFM Design and Construction at (541) 346-8242.
This notice was sent to all building users in Columbia Hall, Pacific Hall, Outlook list FS Memo.
Due to the Pacific Hall B-2 Renovations all domestic water and lab water within Pacific Hall and Columbia Hall will be temporarily shut down on April 28, 2018 from 5:00 am – 6:00 pm. This is necessary while contractors work on the building water supply in the sub-basement.
This will not impact RO Water.
For questions or concerns, please contact CPFM Design and Construction Project Manager Nick Pritchard 541-346-9139.
Pacific Hall B-2 Outage Timeline 9/9- 12/18
On Monday, January 15, 2018, from 6:00 am – 2:00 pm The new water distribution system in Klamath Hall will be undergoing chlorination for the domestic system. Users in the building will not be able to use and domestic fixtures including toilets, urinals, bathroom, lab and break room sinks, eyewash stations, safety showers. This chlorination will affect the entire building from basement to the third floor.
For questions or concerns please contact CPFM Zone B Maintenance Manager Bruce Budzik at 541-346-8834.
Due to the EWEB waterline replacement project on 15th avenue, the water will be shut off to both LLC and Bowerman from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, 12/21/17 to connect the building water for these two buildings to the new water main in 15th. Domestic water from the fire line will be shut off in Bowerman ONLY, thus UO Fire Protection will provide fire watch or monitors.
Please reference the below updates from Jana Gerow CPFM Design and Construction Owners Representative 541-346-8317.
EWEB will be replacing the main water line under 15 Ave between Agate Ave and University Street from Agate to just east of the Recreation Center starting December 11, 2017, Sunday, December 10, 2017, thru January 2, 2018. The roadway will be closed during this time to traffic as well as the Bowerman Parking Lot #31. Work will be done from 8:00 am -5:00 pm weekdays, however, the roadway and lot will remain closed during off hours.
There will be an additional notice sent regarding a water shutdown for one day (likely between December 25 & Dec 31, 2017 ) that will impact LLC and Walton Bowerman. EWEB will be providing the standard 48-hour notice and information about the water shutdown will be communicated as it is received. NOTE: Water will NOT be shut off to Walton during this project.
For questions, please contact Jana Gerow CPFM Design and Construction Owners Representative 541-346-8317.
On the morning of Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 4:00 am until 8:00 am, the domestic water system will be temporarily turned off in Huestis Hall to tie-in the 2nd-floor construction project. Additionally, the heat will be turned off from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. The heat is being scheduled later in the morning to reduce the temperature change in the building and keep the heat on during the coldest hours of the day.
Work will be performed by Alliant Systems.
It is essential we follow this time parameter limitation. If any unforeseen problems with the tie-in occur with the water or heat, the completion will be done the following morning from 4 am to 8 am. If there is a change to the schedule, another notification will be sent out.
For questions or concerns about how this may impact your area, contact Colin Brennan, Campus Planning and Facilities Management (CPFM) Design and Construction at 346-8242.
Due to repairs associated with the sewer line the water will be shut down that services the north side of the Knight Library on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. Crews anticipate this will impact SCUA restrooms, sinks and water fountains. This should only be a four-hour closure and services will be restored by the end of the day.
For questions or concerns please contact CPFM Facilities Services Zone A Maintenance Manager Jim Cody at 541-346-2302.
Fortis Construction has scheduled an early morning domestic water shutdown on Thursday, November 2, 2017, from 4:00 am -7:00 am that will affect the west side of Oregon Hall. This shutdown will allow Fortis to install new valves to support work on the 1st floor. Hot and cold domestic water to the west side restrooms (241, 243, 341, 343) and break room sinks (245, 333) will be off during this early morning shutdown.
For questions or concerns related to this activity contact CPFM Design and Construction Owners Representative Patrick Mucker 541-346-8216.