JLab Power Outage Starts at 7a.m. Sat., Aug. 21, 2010

Beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday, the JLab buildings that have been on
generator-provided electrical power this week will experience a power
outage while they are put back on the regular electrical grid. According
to Facilities Management and Logistics staff, this should be completed
before the end of the day Saturday.

The buildings to be impacted include:

  • CEBAF Center, Bldg. 12
  • EEL, Bldg. 90
  • Test Lab, Bldg. 58
  • Buildings 52, 57, 59 and the surrounding trailers

Occupants of those building that will be without electricity on
Saturday, please see specific guidance below.

Please don't attempt to enter any building while the power is off to
that building.

If you work in any of the facilities that will experience a power outage
on Saturday, before leaving on Friday:

  • Completely shut down your computer, turn off your UPS (uninterruptable power supply) box and if possible, unplug the box from
    the wall outlet.
  • Turn off and unplug unnecessary electrical equipment, i.e. lamps, office lights, office equipment, etc.
  • Leave refrigerators and copy machines and printers on. If a copy machine or printer is off-line on Monday morning, please reboot it. Call
    the Copy Center, ext. 7666, if it isn't working after rebooting it.

JLab Scientific Computing Outage

Due to the power outage on Saturday, all Scientific Computing servers
and batch farm systems will be shut down by 7 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 21.
The systems should be back up by late Saturday evening, or within a few
hours of the successful return of electrical power. All Computer Center
users are asked to plan work accordingly.

Jefferson Lab will be open for normal business on Monday. Quark Cafe
will be open as usual. Throw away food in kitchenette refrigerators that
has been left unrefrigerated too long. Heed all construction cones,
tapes, barricades and signage. Don't park in unmarked areas or along roads.



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