Unplanned Power Outage Sunday, Oct. 4 from 1-2:40 p.m.

On Sunday, Oct. 4 at approximately 1 p.m., portions of campus, including the Chemistry Building, experienced a power outage for unknown reasons. Power was restored to the Chemistry Building at approximately 2:40 p.m.

Department members are instructed not to come in to the Chemistry Building for the rest of the day Sunday unless helping with essential equipment restoration. Various mechanical systems remain down following the power outage. Some systems will only be restored once maintenance mechanics are able to turn all air handlers back on.

For more updates about this power outage and any future outages, please visit outages.doit.wisc.edu or the Department of Chemistry Facebook page. On Twitter, follow @UWMadisonChem and @UWMadison for updates.