Facilities Briefs

Williams Science Hall (WSH)


On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017, there will be a momentary interruption (shut off) of normal electrical power to the main electrical switchboard that serves all levels of the Williams Science Hall (WSH).  This will cause a power outage to all receptacle outlets, computers, lighting, air handling units, supply fans, exhaust fans, fume hoods, motors, etc. throughout the building.  The power outage should be as short as a “blink”.  If possible, it is recommended that computers and other pieces of sensitive electrical equipment be shut down prior to the scheduled electrical interruption as a safety precaution.

This shut off is required to allow for routine switchgear maintenance and repairs within UNMC’s Central Utilities Plant (CUP).

Interruption Schedule:

Commence Time:    Wednesday, January 4th, 2017, 6:00 a.m. (0600 hrs.)

Completion Time: Wednesday, January 4th, 2017, 6:15 a.m. (0615 hrs.)                                       Approximately

If you have any questions, please contact Dan Michalak at ext. 9-5048 or Matt Monaghan at ext. 9-7188.  Since it is vital that everyone working in the affected areas be advised of this, please mention this electrical power interruption to your colleagues.


LOZIER CENTER FOR PHARMACY – DRUG DISCOVERY (PDD) – DI Water System Shutdown (Third Floor Only!)

On Tuesday, December 20, 2016, Facilities Management and Planning department has scheduled a DI water system shutdown.  This will affect the PDD’s  third floor only!

Outage Schedule:

DI water system will be off for repairs at 4:00pm and back on at 8:00pm.  (Approximately).      

If you have any questions, please contact Sean Smith at 402-960-4035 or by email at seanpsmith@unmc.edu.  Please mention this shutdown to your colleagues.  (Click on photo to enlarge.)



Tuesday, December 20, 2016, the domestic hot water will be turned off in the Wittson Hall / McGoogan Library building. This shutdown will affect the hot water to all the bathrooms, kitchens and labs on all levels.  The bathroom sinks (levels 3, 4, 6, 7 & 8) that have hands free activation faucets will not have water (hot or cold), but there will be hand sanitizers for your use.

This shutdown of the domestic hot water is for repairs to the water system.

Shutdown Schedule:

Start Time:   Tuesday, December 20, 2016, at 9:00 a.m.

End Time:    Tuesday, December 20, 2016, at 11:00 a.m.  (Approximately)

If you have any questions, please contact Sean Smith at 402-960-4035 or by email at seanpsmith@unmc.edu.  Thank you for your understanding and cooperation in this matter. (Click on photo to enlarge.)