News

Find out the latest on our efforts to build, operate, and maintain innovative energy and water service solutions for the Vancouver campus to share with the world.

Water main repaired on University Endowment Lands (UEL)

The water main break on the 300 mm 16th avenue water main in the University Endowment Lands has now been repaired. UEL and Energy & Water Services operators will be reenergizing this main shortly.

Water main break on University Endowment Lands (UEL)

Energy & Water Services’ operators are currently responding to a water main break on the 300 mm 16th avenue water main on University Endowment Lands. The 300 mm water main is one of two water mains that provide water to the UBC campus.

Caroline Macleod, Executive Secretary for Energy & Water Services

Caroline Macleod is the successful candidate for the recently posted permanent role, Executive Secretary for Energy & Water Services (EWS). Caroline brings a wealth of experience to this position, and has been instrumental in supporting the department in transitioning to the new Workday and Planon enterprise systems.

New Enterprise Maintenance Management System (EMMS) Sustainment Team

As the Facilities team prepares to move forward for Planon go-live on November 2, 2020, we have been working on solutions for on-going system maintenance, support and improvements needs — also known as sustainment, to help contain costs while ensuring that the supports are in place for system users. The EMMS Sustainment team will ensure that Planon continues to meet the long-term business objectives and requirements of current and future system users.

Working in your building

The Facilities team recognize that various units in our team, by nature of their work, are required to enter different UBC buildings to carry out their task. As such, a safe work procedure to outline the measures that our workers will be following has been developed by Safety & Risk Services.