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Facilities Weekly – April 16, 2024

Working together to create a smooth exam setup process | Ant season is here – preventive measures | Parking restrictions outside IKB on April 19 | Metro Vancouver’s Watering Restrictions | Clean up the Campus event | Vaisakhi celebration | Too much clutter in your office? Donate to the Zero Waste Market | Thermal units current operating status | Building safety capacity: Worksafe BC SNOPA | Weekly Emergency Tip: know the risks, make a plan, get a kit

Metro Vancouver’s Watering Restrictions come into effect on May 1, 2024

Stage 1 of Metro Vancouver’s Lawn Watering Regulations will be in effect from May 1 to October 15, 2024. Both residential and non-residential watering is only allowed once a week.

Parm Ubhi promoted to Assistant Chief Engineer in Energy & Water Services

Paramvir Ubhi has been promoted to Assistant Chief Engineer in Energy & Water Services for UBC’s two thermal energy plants as of April 15.  Parm will assist Jason Rako, Chief Engineer, in supervising the safe and efficient operation of the Campus Energy Centre and the Bioenergy Research and Demonstration Facility.  

Ant season is here

Have you seen ants in your space? Ants are one of the most common structural pests, capable of quickly turning from a minor nuisance into a persistent problem. Learn about what draws ants into your workspace to help manage and prevent infestations.