Rice ALERT - Power Disruption

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Jan. 16, 2023 - 11:46 AM - FINAL REPORT

FE&P has restored power to all buildings on campus except to the Huff House. Alternative work locations are being worked on for offices that are currently in that space.

The CMT has completed work on the incident.

Jan. 15, 2023 - 7:16 PM UPDATE

RICE ALERT - UPDATE Power has been restored to the North Colleges. Water will slowly return, but expect to see some water discoloration and potential water pressure issues as it is restored.

Cambridge Office Building and Huff House are still impacted, and FE&P will continue to work on these buildings. We do not expect these locations to be restored tonight, but will continue to work on these through tomorrow. Please do not plan on working or hosting events in either of these buildings through Monday.

Update on campus outages:

  • Cambridge Office Building - No Power
  • Huff House - No Power

Jan. 15, 2023 - 6:45 PM UPDATE

RICE ALERT - UPDATE South College and all academic buildings are functional. Cobb, Huff House, and North Colleges are still currently without power and internet, and some without water. FE&P is working on a staged power up as they continue to address the issue. Water will remain down while power is out, but we hope for it to come back online slowly as power is addressed.

Update on campus outages:

  • Jones College - No Power
  • Brown College - No power/No water
  • Sid Richardson - Has power, low water pressure
  • Martel college - No Water, no power
  • McMurtry College - No Power, No Water
  • Duncan College - No Power
  • Cambridge Office Building - No Power
  • Huff House - No Power

Jan. 15, 2023 - 4:15 PM ALERT

A power disruption for many buildings on campus occurring now. Officials are responding to the incident and working to address the issues as quickly as possible. When more information is known about the extent and duration of the outage, and update will be provided.