Chemistry building utility outages – Apr 8, 2021

Utility outages that affect all wings of chemistry complex

This message serves as advance notification of work in your area of the building.

Tentative Schedule

Apr 8               all wings of chemistry complex – outage of process cooling water loop

                        Provides cooling water for lasers, vacuum pumps, air conditioners, etc.

                        Maintenance repair of bearings in one pump.  Will also install bypass valves to mitigate the need for future shutdowns.

                        This outage will not affect your group if you do not have equipment connected to the process cooling water system.

                        Shain and Daniels wings will remain open on this day

Apr 8               Mathews wing – outage of all 110v / 208v power circuits

                       Mathews wing will be closed to all occupants on this day

                        Plans are being developed for groups with critical samples or materials stored in refrigerators or freezers

                        NMR facility will be closed

This information supersedes any approvals regarding building access that you may request or receive via the Marauder map (

We will provide further details as planning develops.  The schedule is not yet finalized.

Thank you for your cooperation!

– Facilities Committee