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May 28, 2014 - WIMR Electrical Shutdown

On May 28th starting at 8pm Boldt will be cutting the power to everything, including the red emergency power outlets. All fume hoods, BSC's and outlets will be off during this shutdown. The power will be shut off from 8pm until 10pm and then turned back on from 10pm until midnight, to allow freezers and incubators to recover operational temps, and then turned off again for 2 more hours until all power is restored at 2am.

March 21, 2014 - Outage Day

  • 12:15pm - outage complete; all compute servers are back on.
  • 11:15am - chilled water is flowing again; we've started to turn back on the compute servers.
  • 10:10am - temperature still stable; chilled water refill expected to start at 11:00am.
  • 7:30am - server room temperature stabilized.
  • 6:45am - chilled water turned off.
  • 6:30am - steamfitters on site.

Scheduled Outage: Friday, March 21, 2014

To make repairs on the chilled water system, the Physical Plant will be shutting down chilled water for several hours Friday morning, starting at about 7:00am.

Chilled water is essential for the correct operation of Biostatistics' main server room in the CSC. When the water stops flowing, the temperature shoots up to 100-110F in about 20-30 minutes.

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