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Early morning water shutdown scheduled for Beamish-Munro Hall on May 7

A building water shutdown is scheduled for Beamish-Munro Hall on Tuesday, May 7 between 6 am and 8 am (approximate timing) to permit Physical Plant Services to test the premise backflow prevention device on the building’s water system.

During the shutdown period, there will not be any domestic water available for hand washing, flushing toilets, kitchen or lab use (equipment, safety showers and eye wash stations).

Note: There may be discolouration or air in your water when a tap is first opened following the service interruption. This is quite normal and is an aesthetic problem only; it does not present a safety concern. Run your water for several minutes before using it and the problem should quickly remedy itself. It is best to perform this initial flushing at a tap that is not equipped with a mesh strainer in order to avoid a possible fouling of the strainer.

For more information, contact Fixit at ext. 77301 or by email.