Facilities Briefs

University Tower – Unit 1(UT1) Building Domestic Hot & Cold Water Shutdown (All Levels)

On Monday, July 25, 2016, there will be a shutdown of the domestic water in the University Tower Unit 1 building (4400 Emile Street) on all levels.  This shutdown will affect the domestic hot and cold water to all restroom toilets and sinks, all coffee sinks, janitor sinks, and all kitchens on all levels.

This shutdown of the domestic hot and cold water is to repair damaged and broken drain lines.

Shutdown Schedule:

Start Time:   Monday, July 25, 2016, at 5:00 a.m.

 End Time:    Monday, July 25, 2016, at 8:00 a.m. (Approximately)

If you have any questions, please contact Terry Vail at 402-559-6342 or email him at tvail@unmc.edu as soon as possible.


College of Nursing ((4111 Dewey Ave.)
Williams Science Building (Old College of Pharmacy)
Administration Center (426 South 40th St.)
Clarkson College (101 South 42nd St.)
Maurer Center for Public Health (519 South 40th St.)
Student Life Center (3908 Jones St.),
Michael F. Sorrell Center (619 South 44th St.)
Truhlsen Eye Institute. (3902 Leavenworth St.)

UNMC’s Facilities Management and Planning department has scheduled an emergency steam shutdown for the above mentioned buildings. The shutdown will start tomorrow, Friday, July 15, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. and will last until Saturday, July 16, 2016, at 12 Noon. (Approximately).   

This shutdown will affect:

  • Domestic hot water – no hot water to any of the bathrooms, kitchens and showers.
  • No steam to autoclaves, cage washers, sterilizers and all other steam driven equipment.

If you have any questions, please contact Neal Buxcel at 402-559-1829 or by email at neal.buxcel@unmc.edu.  Since it is vital that everyone working in and around these buildings know of the steam shutdown, please mention it to your colleagues.



Exhaust Fan Filter Changes

UNMC’s Facilities Management and Planning department has scheduled a shutdown for Tuesday, July 12, 2016, and Wednesday, July 13, 2016, from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m…  FM&P will be changing filters in the exhaust fans serving the general laboratory areas.  Air handling units and exhaust fans will be running at a reduced capacity during this time.  This will have the potential to affect the lab areas and fume hoods, room pressure relationships will be maintained at a reduced flow.  This will affect floors 1 through 8.

Please contact Marvin Olson with any questions at 402-510-7245 or by email at  marvin.olson@unmc.edu.